Financial Assistance

 

To increase the take up of apprenticeships and traineeships, the Australian Government provides a range of financial assistance to school-based apprentices and trainees. These are listed below.

Incentive/Allowance

Certificate IICertificate III/IVSelected Diploma/Advanced Diploma

Living Away From Home Allowance
● First year rate
● Second year rate
● Third year rate

$77.17 p/w
$38.59 p/w
$25.00 p/w

$77.17 p/w
$38.59 p/w
$25.00 p/w

$77.17 p/w
$38.59 p/w
$25.00 p/w

Trade Support Loan

A Certificate II in Agriculture
or Horticulture may be eligible
for the Trade Support Loan.
All other certificate II
qualifications are not eligible.

Apprentices can receive
monthly payments up to:

$8000 in the first year
(12 monthly payments of $666.67)
$6000 in the second year
(12 monthly payments of $500)
$4000 in the third year
(12 monthly payments of $333.33)
$2000 in the fourth year
(12 monthly payments of $166.67)

nil

Please Note: BUSY At Work Apprenticeships Services is responsible for managing the Australian Apprenticeships Incentive Program only. Eligibility criteria apply to all incentives and allowances.

THE BUSY GROUP LTD trading as BUSY At Work is a service provider contracted by the Australian Government as represented by the Department of Education and Training to provide support services to prospective and current employers and Australian Apprentices. THE BUSY GROUP LTD is one of a number of Network Providers in Queensland and Western Australia. This website does not represent the Australian Government, if you wish to access information about the Australian Apprenticeships, from the Australian Government you should access the Australian Apprenticeships website.

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