23 Mar 2020
We have been advised that eligibility will be assessed from 1 April with payments being back dated to 1 January 2020.
A reminder that your business must employ less than 20 full time employees to be eligible for this funding. Guidelines haven’t been released yet, there may be other criteria that needs to be met.
1300apprentice is working closely with our Apprenticeship Network Provider to ensure that we can best support your business and will pass on 100% of this incentive. We will provide you with updates as soon as we know anything further.
The Government is supporting small business to retain their apprentices and trainees.
Eligible employers can apply for a wage subsidy of 50 per cent of the apprentice’s or trainee’s wage paid during the 9 months from 1 January 2020 to 30 September 2020. What we know so far:
We are working with our partnering Apprenticeship Network Provider to ensure that each of our host employers are assessed for this incentive as soon as possible and for those eligible, the incentive will be passed onto your business once received.
For more information, visit www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au/node/3939
1300apprentice will be in touch with host employers when more information has been released.