RMIT University Academic and Professional Staff Enterprise Agreement 2014

This schedule will only apply to Traineeship employees of the University


1. Definitions

1.1

“Approved Training” means that training which is specified in the Training Plan which is part of the Training Agreement registered with the relevant State or Territory Training Authority. It includes training undertaken both on and off-the-job in a Traineeship and involves formal instruction, both theoretical and practical, and supervised practice. The training reflects the requirements of a National Training Package or a Traineeship Scheme and leads to a qualification under the Australian Qualification Framework.

1.2

Trainee is an individual who is a signatory to a Training Agreement registered with the relevant State/Territory Training Authority and is involved in paid work and structured training which may be on or off the job. “Trainee” does not include an individual who already has the competencies to which the traineeship is directed.

1.3

“Traineeship” means a system of training which has been approved by the relevant State or Territory Training Authority, or which meets the requirements of a National Training Package developed by a National Industry Training Advisory Board and endorsed by the National Training Framework Committee, which leads to an Australian Qualifications Framework qualification specified by that National Training Package, and includes full-time traineeships and part-time traineeships including school-based traineeships.

1.4

“Training Agreement” means an agreement for a Traineeship made between RMIT and a trainee which is registered with the relevant State or Territory Training Authority.

1.5

“Training Package” means the competency standards, assessment guidelines and Australian Qualifications Framework qualifications endorsed for an industry or enterprise by the National Training Framework Committee and placed on the National Training Information Service with the approval of Commonwealth, State and Territory Ministers responsible for vocational education and training.

1.6

“Training Plan” means a programme of training which forms part of a Training Agreement registered with the relevant State or Territory Training Authority.

1.7

“Approved Training” means that training which is specified in the Training Plan which is part of the Training Agreement registered with the relevant State or Territory Training Authority. It includes training undertaken both on and off-the-job in a Traineeship and involves formal instruction, both theoretical and practical, and supervised practice. The training reflects the requirements of a National Training Package or a Traineeship Scheme and leads to a qualification under the Australian Qualification Framework.

1.8

“Traineeship Scheme” means an approved Traineeship applicable to a group or class of employees or to an industry or sector of an industry or an enterprise, which has been approved by the relevant State or Territory Training Authority.

1.9

References in this schedule to the “relevant State or Territory Training Authority” mean the bodies in the relevant State or Territory which exercise approval powers in relation to traineeships and register Training Agreements under the relevant State or Territory vocational education and training legislation.

1.10

For the purposes of this schedule, any person leaving school before completing Year 10 will be deemed to have completed Year 10.

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