Reminder: 50% Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements Wage Subsidy Still Available

Reminder: 50% Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements Wage Subsidy Still Available

Any business or Group Training Organisation that engages an Australian apprentice or trainee on or after 5 October 2020 may be eligible for a 50% wage subsidy for wages paid to that employee between 5 October 2020 to 30 September 2021.

What Funding is Available?

  • Eligible employers and Group Training Organisations will receive a wage subsidy of up to 50 per cent of the Australian Apprentice’s gross wage paid.
  • The wage subsidy is available for a maximum of $7,000 per quarter per eligible Australian Apprentice.
  • The subsidy is available for wages paid from 5 October 2020 to 30 September 2021.
  • The subsidy is capped at 100,000 places.
  • Payments will be made quarterly in arrears, with first claims for the subsidy available from 1 January 2021.

For more information on the Boosting Apprenticeship Commencement Wage Subsidy, please click here for the Facts Sheet.

If you are interested in learning more about this incentive or in engaging an apprentice or trainee, please contact Nadia on 1300365606 or email nadia@addstaff.com.au.