Targeted Apprentice and Trainee Grant for Small Business TAS


The Targeted Apprentice and Trainee Grant for Small Business provides small businesses in building, construction, tourism, hospitality and manufacturing with a subsidy for each trainee or apprentice they employ as a new worker.

Open
Open date: 23 May 2018 12:00 AM AEST.
Application detail:

Applications may be made at any time.

What do you get?

A subsidy of up to $5,000.

Who is this for?

Tasmanian small businesses in building, construction, tourism, hospitality and manufacturing.

Overview

Targeted Apprentice and Trainee Grant for Small Businesses provides subsidies to small businesses in building, construction, tourism, hospitality and manufacturing if they hire a new apprentice or trainee.

Subsidies of up to $5,000 are provided for each apprentice or trainee employed on a full-time basis, and $2,500 for each apprentice or trainee employed on a part-time basis.

Subsidies are provided in two equal payments 6 months and 12 months after the commencement of the training contract of the new apprentice or trainee.

What are the eligibility criteria?

Under this program, eligibiity criteria apply to both the employer and the apprentice or trainee.

The employer of the apprentice or trainee must:

  • undertake activity in one of the nominated target industries as their main business activity
  • not be liable to pay Payroll Tax to the Commissioner of State Revenue for the individual apprentice or trainee within the financial year that the application is lodged
  • employ the apprentice or trainee in a workplace physically located in Tasmania

The apprentice or trainee must:

  • have commenced in a valid training contract,dated on or after 23 May 2018, with an employer who meets the employer eligibility criteria
  • be classified as a new worker on that training contract
  • continue to be in employment with the employer at the time of payment of the first instalment of the grant

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Targeted Apprentice and Trainee Grant for Small Business.

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