Employers hiring Australian Apprentices (apprentices or trainees may be eligible to receive incentive payments under the Australian Apprenticeships Incentives Programme.

Incentive payments are made when Australian Apprentices commence, recommence and complete their training. Tens of thousands of employers of Australian Apprentices receive incentive payments from the Australian Government every year.

Incentives are subject to eligibility criteria, waiting periods and time limits being met. Onsite Training Solutions will assist you to access an Apprenticeship Network provider will assess your eligibility for incentives.

  1. You may be able to access a federal incentive of up to $4000 per eligible worker
  2. Wages paid to Queensland apprentices and new worker trainees are generally exempt from payroll tax. As an employer of exempt apprentices and trainees you can also claim a payroll tax rebate that reduces your periodic liability.
  3. Eligible Queensland Government building and civil construction projects throughout Queensland require that a minimum of 10 per cent of the total labour hours is to be undertaken by apprentices and/or trainees and through other workforce training.

Training services provided by Onsite Training Solutions assist employers to save money through access to incentives and subsidies and to meet contract obligations…. all while improving your workplace productivity and sustainability through the development of competent and qualified employees.