Apprentice Incentives

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As an employer of an apprentice in Australia, you may be eligible for a range of financial incentives from the Australian Government to assist with the hiring and training of your apprentices.

Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements wage subsidy supports businesses and Group Train Organisations to take on new apprentices and trainees, to build a pipeline of skilled workers to support a sustained economic recovery.

Through the subsidy, any business or Group Training Organisation that engages an Australian Apprentice between 5 October 2020 and 31 March 2022 may be eligible for a subsidy of 50 per cent of wages paid to a new or recommencing apprentice or trainee for a 12-month period from the date of commencement, to a maximum of $7,000 per quarter.