From 1 July 2022, eligible employers and Group Training Organisations that hire a new or recommencing Australian Apprentice/Trainee undertaking a qualification at either Certificate III, IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma level in a Priority Occupation listed on the Australian Apprenticeship Priority List can apply for a wage subsidy of 10 per cent of wages for first and second year apprentices / trainees (up to $1,500 per quarter) and 5 per cent of wages for third year apprentices / trainees (up to $750 per quarter).
Apprentices /Trainees in priority occupations may be eligible for a direct Australian Apprentice Training Support payment of up to $5,000 over two years, while employers of apprentices / trainees in non-priority occupations may be eligible for a $3,500 hiring incentive.
Completion payments paid to employers of Apprentices / Trainees who complete their Apprenticeships / Traineeships may also total up to $2500.
Summary of assistance available under the Australian Apprenticeships Incentives Program – click here to view the program summary
Australian Apprenticeship Priority List – click here view the priority list
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