Australian Government incentives & funding whilst in training as an apprentice
Eligible Australian apprentices can access funding to assist with costs incurred whilst in a training course.
A current Australian Apprentice may be eligible for financial support from the Australian Government under the Australian Apprenticeships Incentive System for up to $5,000. Check the eligibility requirements thoroughly to understand if you qualify. Your apprenticeship must be included on the Australian Apprenticeship Priority List. (www.dewr.gov.au)
Other incentives include:
- Training Support
- New Energy Apprentice Support (think green energy options)
- Women in Trades Support
- Living Away From Home Allowance
- Trade Support Loans
This information is offered by AustralianApprenticeships.gov.au.
Women Return to Work program
The Return to Work Program is for women who have been unemployed for one month or more and intend to return to work as an employee within 6 months, with one-off grants of up to $5,000. Funding is limited and priority will be given to those eligible. See details to learn more.
This information is offered by ServiceNSW.gov.au.