Apprentice KickStart Initiative


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Fact Sheet

Apprentice KickStart Initiative

 The Apprentice KickStart Incentive Payment is available until 28th February 2013 for all Australian Apprenticeship commencements where the occupational outcome will be Painting Trades Worker. The Apprentice KickStart payments are a total of $3,350 paid in instalments of:

  • $850 – paid at the six month point of the Australian Apprenticeship; and

$2,500 – paid at the 12 month point of the Australian Apprenticeship

 An employer may be eligible to attract the Apprentice KickStart initiative payments where:

  • the employer is a small or medium sized enterprise or an eligible Group Training Organisation; and
  • their Australian Apprentice commences between 1 December 2012 and 28 February 2013 (inclusive); and
  • the Australian Apprentice is undertaking a Certificate III or IV level qualification that leads to a building or construction occupation listed on the National Skills Needs List (NSNL).

 The Apprentice KickStart initiative is in addition to other payments available under the Australian Apprenticeships Incentive Program. The employer must meet the eligibility requirements under the Australian Apprenticeships Incentives Program.

 **A maximum of 21,000 Australian Apprenticeships will be supported under the Apprentice Kickstart initiative**


Contact JobNet Tasmania on

1300 367 776

for more information or to arrange a sign up



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