Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements wage subsidy

Supporting business to hire apprentices and trainees

Through the Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements subsidy, any business or Group Training Organisation that engages an Australian Apprentice between 5 October 2020 and 30 September 2021 may be eligible for a subsidy of 50 per cent 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 or apprentices.

For more details see the Department of Educations, Skills and Employment information on Boosting Apprenticeship and Commencements.