Girls in trades

"It's Not Just a Man's Thing"

Did you know there are a wide range of career opportunities for everyone across the country? If you’re interested in exploring opportunities to participate in a trade or other roles which girls might not have traditionally pursued, take a look at some of the career pathways our female apprentices and trainees have taken.

Hear from girls who've already made the move and why they’ve never looked back

"You don’t really see many tradies that are girls and we’re kind of getting rid of and breaking down the general stigma around ‘it’s just a man’s thing"

Chloe Logarzo, Landscaper & Westfield Matilda's footballer

Everyone’s path to their apprenticeship of choice is different – here are the girl’s stories:


Chloe Logarzo, Landscaper & Westfield Matilda's footballer

From a young age, Chloe loved spending time in the garden with her grandma. She always knew that if she couldn’t spend her entire day on the soccer field, she would like to spend it on a different kind of grassy knoll.

Cherise, Apprentice Motorcycle Technician

Cherise, Apprentice Motorcycle Technician

When Cherise was 16, she decided she wanted to pursue a career as a mechanic. Despite people around her not being convinced it was the right choice for her, she followed her passion and has never looked back.

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Joan, Apprentice Chef

Joan, Apprentice Chef

Joan knew from a young age that she wanted to be a chef when she grew up. Now, with the support of Apprenticeship Careers Australia, she is cooking up a storm in the kitchen!

Kirsten, Business Trainee

Kirsten, Business Trainee

Not sure exactly what she wanted to do after school, Kirsten turned her interest in business studies into a career path with a big future.

Marvielyn, former Business Trainee

Marvielyn, Former Business Trainee

Having completed her Certificate III in Business and working full time, Marvielyn is now helping people just like you reach their career goals.

Why Apprenticeship Careers Australia?

Apprenticeship Careers Australia

Match makers by heart

At Apprenticeship Careers Australia, we pride ourselves on matching the right apprentices and trainees with the right businesses across Australia. Our science based screening and matching tools help to deliver the perfect match! We are also invested in our industry leading coaching and mentoring program developed with our in-house psychologist to help support apprentices and trainees throughout your career journey.

What's next?

Step 1: Register with us

Fill in our registration form ensuring you select the type of apprenticeship or traineeship you’re most interested and don’t forget to attach your resume.

Step 2: We match you with the right employer

This is where the magic happens! We get to know you and your particular skills and experience and match that with the right employer for you.

Step 3: Training and mentoring

Starting your first job can be tough — we know that after training and mentoring thousands of apprentices over the years. That's why we invest so much in training and mentoring throughout your time as an apprentice so that you not only 'finish' your traineeship, but also get out on the other end stronger and more confident ever before!

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