To support displaced apprentices and trainees during the State’s COVID-19 recovery, employers are being offered financial incentives to hire them.
The new Apprenticeship and Traineeship Re-engagement Incentive provides employers with a one-off payment of $6000 for hiring an apprentice and $3000 for hiring a trainee.
For an employer to be eligible for the payment, the apprentice or trainee must have had their training contract terminated on or after 1 March 2020.
The incentive is available until 30 June 2021 through the Department of Training and Workforce Development.
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