Apprentice and Trainee Wage Subsidy Extended
News Article from Wednesday 10th March 2021
Great news! The Apprentice and Trainee Wage Subsidy scheme has been extended until 30 September 2021.
If you have been considering employing an Apprentice or Trainee, NOW is the perfect time!
Through the subsidy, any business or Group Training Organisation that engages an Australian Apprentice or Trainee between 5 October 2020 and 30 September 2021 may be eligible for a subsidy of 50% 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. There is no cap on the number of eligible trainees/ apprentices.
This assistance is in addition to the Supporting Apprentices and Trainees wage subsidy.
If you would like any more information, read the Boosting Apprenticeships Commencements fact sheet or call us on 1300 010 185.