If your business is experiencing a shortage of work, suspension may be granted for three-month periods.
Other reasons where suspension may be approved for up to 12 months may include:
- illness or injury (whether or not it is work-related)
- travel overseas
- maternity leave
- other reasons.
How to suspend the apprenticeship
- First, discuss it with your apprentice and reach agreement.
- With your apprentice, complete the Application for Approval to Suspend a Training Contract form (doc - 89kb).
- Submit the completed form to your Apprenticeship Network Provider.