Apprenticeship Commencements program is now open

To assist with the recovery from the impact of COVID-19, the Australian Government is providing support to all employers who engage a new Australian Apprentice.

Any businesses or Group Training Organisation that engages an Australian Apprentice on or after 5 October 2020 may be eligible for a subsidy of 50 per cent of wages paid to an apprentice between 5 October 2020 and 30 September 2021, to a maximum of $7,000 per quarter.

Key advantages for all stakeholders:

• Employee gains skills and knowledge to support your business
• Employee gains a formal qualification
• Employers may be eligible for wage subsidies for each trainees or apprentice signed up to the program.
• Support sustainable businesses through skilled staff

To understand more and to confirm eligibility view the Fact Sheet on the DESE site.

There are limited spaces, only 100, 000 Australia wide.