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To be rewarded for adding new, trained talent to their workforce. By taking advantage of the funding options available, employers can develop their team into a skilled, productive, motivated group of people who positively contribute to the bottom line. As your staff grow, your business grows.
You may be eligible for funding training. Speak with us today to arrange a free employee skills assessment and receive valuable information on federal funding available to upskill the Australian workforce.
The Australian Government offers financial support to employers of Australian Apprentices to help offset the cost of supporting an apprentice.
A snapshot of traineeship incentives as of 1 July 2022:
- Hiring Incentive Subsidies apply to employers of Australian Apprentices who are undertaking a Certificate II or above qualification that is not listed on the Australian Apprenticeships Priority list.
A payment of $1750 (for a full-time apprentice) and $875 (for a part-time apprentice) is made at 6 and 12 months from the date of commencement.
- Priority Wage Subsidies apply to employers of Australian Apprentices who are training toward an occupation listed on the Australian Apprenticeships Priority List.
Employers can claim 10% of wages paid to the Australian Apprentice for the first and second 12-month period (up to $1,500 per quarter) and 5% of the wages paid to the Australian Apprentice for the third 12-month period (up to $750 per quarter).
- Disability Australian Apprentice Wage Support applies to employers of Australian Apprentices with a disability who are undertaking a Certificate II or a higher-level qualification.The Disability Australian Apprentice Wage Support is a wage subsidy of $104.30 per week for a full- time Australian Apprentice, or on a pro-rata basis according to the hours worked for a part time Australian Apprentice.
Payments are made to employers for 12 months in the case of a long-term or permanent disability or a specific period in the case of a temporary disability.
Primary eligibility requirements must be met to claim payments under the Incentives System. NCVE can assist you with assessing your trainee’s eligibility. The information provided here should be considered a guide only, as it is dependent on your specific circumstances, and it is subject to change. To figure out which is the best option for you and your business, contact NCVE on 1800 180 881 for a free assessment.
Click here for the latest, up-to-date information on the Australian Apprenticeship Incentive Guidelines.
Exemptions and/or rebates apply to the wages of new entrant trainees in NSW, QLD and ACT.
See the Payroll Tax section for the latest information on Payroll Tax Rebates.
Nationally recognised qualifications are available to employees and provide the opportunity to participate in a structured training program.
The elective subject choices that are offered as part of most traineeships means that you can tailor the program to your specific business needs.
Smart and Skilled qualifications are subsidised by the NSW Government. Eligible students can choose from hundreds of qualifications, from Certificate I to Advanced Diploma.
All of NCVE’s qualifications from Certificate III to Diplomas can be completed under fee-free programs.
Under the Smart and Skilled Program NCVE offers the following qualifications:
SIR20216 Certificate II in Retail Services
SIT20316 Certificate II in Hospitality
SIR30216 Certificate III in Retail Operations
SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality
BSB30120 Certificate III in Business
BSB40320 Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business
BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management
BSB50120 Diploma of Business
BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management
Employability Skills Courses
Link to: Employability Skills Courses in website.
All of NCVE’s courses are nationally recognised and are taught by exceptional trainers with real-life skills and experience.
Unless a specific agreement is in place to invoice the trainee directly, course fees are usually invoiced to the employer for payment.
Certificate III and Certificate IV qualifications – $4,000.
Diploma qualifications – $5,000.
The NSW Smart and Skilled List pricing schedule specifies the fees for trainees registered under NSW Smart and Skilled.
The standard enrolment fee for New Entrant Trainees was $0, as of July 2022. You can check the information using the Fee Checker on the relevant course website page.
The minimum number of units required to complete the qualification are covered by the fees.
Click here to use the Skills Compare to find a course and check eligibility.
Link to: https://education.nsw.gov.au/skills-nsw
Click here for the latest, up-to-date information on low cost and fee-free training.
Link to: https://education.nsw.gov.au/skills-nsw/students-and-job-seekers/low-cost-and-free-training-options
Click here for the latest, up-to-date information on the Smart and Skilled List.
Link to: https://www.nsw.gov.au/education-and-training/vocational/funding/nsw-skills-list
All traineeships in Queensland incur a fee and fees can vary. You can check the information using the Fee Checker on the relevant course website page.
NCVE has industry-experienced assessors and trainers in hospitality, retail, business, management and leadership who will visit your worksite six times over six months, with each visit taking less than an hour. The program can also be delivered online. The process is simple and based on the staff members’ work experience as opposed to a drawn-out process of sitting in a classroom. Upskilling and related qualifications can be completed within six months.
NCVE’s team of experts provide exceptional training solutions in the highly competitive industries of hospitality, retail, business, management and leadership. All of our courses are nationally recognised and are taught by exceptional trainers with real-life skills and experience. We understand how important it is to provide both online and face-to-face training options for employees to learn and grow in the best possible way. Your staff will feel supported and informed and will have access to our industry connections and learning specialists.
NCVE prides itself on being able to customise training for your organisation by incorporating your company’s policies and procedures as well as induction training for both new and existing staff. Businesses can also benefit by saving time and money on internal training programs as we can provide tailored solutions based on your specific needs. Have your staff join the thousands of employees that NCVE have helped Australia-wide.
All aspects of NCVE workplace training programs are non-intrusive and take into account that your staff’s working time is valuable. In any business, your staff are your biggest asset, so keeping them motivated and feeling fulfilled in their role is vital. While working for you, they can be provided with a career development training pathway, starting with a Certificate III and extending to Diploma level. It has been proven that staff who are supported with career growth pathways tend to stay in their workplace. When staff have a strong interest in the success of the company they work for, they can grow to management level quite rapidly. The business benefits from staff retention, increased production, improved customer service and ultimately stronger profit margins.
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