You may request a suspension to your apprenticeship or traineeship for reasons such as non-work related injury or illness (after using all your sick leave provisions), or personal reasons.

Employers may request a suspension for reasons such as a downturn in work or the relocation of business premises.

To apply to suspend your training contract, complete the suspension application form and send it to the Department of State Development (DSD) using the fax, email or postal address on the form.

We will notify you with the outcome of your application in writing.

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