Apprentice and Trainee Grant for Small Businesses
The Apprentice and Trainee Grant for Small Business program is aimed at increasing the number of apprentices and trainees employed in small businesses in Tasmania.
The Program provides employers who are not entitled to claim the Payroll Tax Rebate Scheme, a subsidy of up to $5,000 for each apprentice or trainee they employ as a new worker from 1 January 2021.
The Program aims to:
- support a skilled workforce in Tasmania.
- increase the number of apprentices and trainees employed in small businesses in Tasmania.
- provide financial subsidies to assist small businesses to employ an apprentice or trainee.
- provide additional opportunities for people wishing to gain a qualification under an apprenticeship or traineeship arrangement.