From today employers can begin registering to receive a 50 percent subsidy for wages paid to apprentices between January to March this year.
This will provide urgent financial assistance to help businesses retain their existing apprentices and trainees through the Government’s $1.3 billion Supporting Apprentices and Trainees package.
National Careers Ambassador, Mr Scott Cam has today kicked off a national tour to promote the value of vocational education and training.
Hosted by TAFE NSW Ryde, today is the first in a series of events Mr Cam will host across the country to raise the profile of the many ways a person can succeed through VET, with 2020 marking the year of action for VET in Australia.
Presently, online information about career opportunities and pathways in Australia is provided across a myriad of websites published by a range of organisations such as governments, industry associations and bodies, businesses, education providers and training providers.
Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash today announced the providers who have been chosen to deliver the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network nationally.
After a competitive tender process, seven successful providers have been chosen to provide services to employers and apprentices across 10 regions from 1 February 2020.