If your business is experiencing a downturn in work, you can apply to suspend a training contract for six months.
You can apply to suspend a contract for up to 12 months for:
- illness or injury (whether or not it is work-related)
- travel overseas
- maternity leave.
Discuss the suspension with your apprentice or trainee and make sure you both agree to it.
Work with your apprentice or trainee to fill in an application form:
Submit the completed form to your Apprenticeship Network provider.
Suspending a training contract temporarlily pauses the apprenticeship or traineeship. You should consider if a permanent cancellation is more appropriate. For more information, see: