What should be in my contract?

All apprentices have employed status and are covered by the terms and conditions contained in their contract of employment and any relevant employment legislation.

Your employment contract should cover areas such as:

  • working time;
  • pay;
  • pension;
  • health and safety;
  • holidays;
  • protection from discrimination; and
  • the right to join a trade union.
Note: This content is provided as general background information and should not be taken as legal advice or financial advice for your particular situation. Make sure to get individual advice on your case from your union, a source on our free help page or an independent financial advisor before taking any action.