End of probation

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This tool will help you prepare a letter to advise your employee that they have successfully completed their probation period.

If your employee has not successfully passed probation, and you wish to end their employment, please use our template Termination letter (DOCX 37.6KB) (PDF 371.9KB).

The tool will ask you simple questions and use your answers to tailor a letter for you. You will be able to save and edit your letter at the end.

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Before you begin: To prepare your letter you will need to know if an award or enterprise agreement applies to the employee, whether they received a document setting out their terms and conditions of employment, and the end date of the probation period.

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If you do not wish to use this tool, you can download and complete the following blank template letter:

End of Probation details

Introduction details

Employee's street address

Business details

Probation details

Terms and conditions of employment

What award or enterprise agreement applies to this employee?
Has the employee been given a document setting out their terms and conditions of employment?

Closing remarks