Fee-Free Traineeships NSW

Fee-Free Traineeships provide NSW businesses with access to fee-free traineeships when they employ a new trainee.
Closes in 32 days

Closing date: Sunday 31 December 2023 Sun 31 Dec 2023

What do you get?

A saving of up to $1000 for training costs per trainee.

Who is this for?

NSW businesses.


Through Fee-free traineeships NSW, businesses can benefit from free qualification training for their trainees. Making it easier for NSW businesses to get the skilled staff they require.

Businesses will benefit by:

  • having trainees learning on the job
  • up-skilling existing staff
  • having employees with the necessary skills required for a thriving and expanding business
  • access to courses that can be tailored to meet the needs of their business.

Check if you can apply

To be eligible, your employee must:

  • have commenced their training on or after 1 January 2020
  • be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen, living or working in NSW
  • be undertaking a course funded under the Smart and Skilled program.

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