Digital Jobs Program VIC

This program provides businesses with an opportunity to host a digitally trained candidate through a subsidised 12-week internship.

Application detail:

Apply at any time.

What do you get?

$5,000 wage subsidy.

Who is this for?

Victorian businesses and organisations.


The Digital Jobs Program is building a new talent pool of people with digital skills to help meet the ever-growing demand for this type of employee.

Highly capable mid-career workers will receive training from leading education providers in a range of digital areas, including:

  • data analytics
  • programming/software development
  • cyber security
  • cloud computing
  • AI/machine learning
  • user experience/user interface
  • product management
  • web development
  • digital marketing, operations, support
  • project (agile) management.

Businesses will be provided with a $5,000 wage subsidy per internship to host one (or more) trained mid-career interns for a minimum of 12 weeks. There is no obligation for the participating business to employ the candidate(s) beyond this period.

Check if you can apply

To be eligible, an employer must:

  • operate in Victoria
  • hold an Australian business number (ABN)
  • have current WorkCover insurance (or equivalent) for an unlimited amount that includes liability under statute or common law
  • be registered with Worksafe
  • have met all industrial relations obligations as an employer in accordance with the National Employer  Standards
  • have not had any working conditions breaches in the last 5 years
  • comply with the Fair Work Act 2009.

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