Financial Assistance for Employers

Business & employers

We can help you access Government funding

There are multiple options for financial assistance available for employers and we can help you discover the best option for your business. 

Federal government funding opportunities
Federal government funding opportunities

The federal government provides various financial incentives to employers who employ eligible Australian Apprentices such as:

  • Commencement, recommencement and completion incentives
  • Rural and Regional Skills Shortage Incentive
  • Declared Drought Area Incentives
  • Mature Aged Workers Incentives
  • Australian School-based Apprenticeship Incentive
  • Assistance for Australian Apprentices with Disability
  • Support for Adult Australian Apprentices
To find out more visit the Australian Apprenticeships Incentives Programme website 
State government funding opportunities
State government funding opportunities

The state government regularly announces initiatives to help employers and apprentices with fees.

  • Reduced fees are set for courses with high skills needs in the Skills List as part of Smart and Skilled funding
  • Students who have not held a Certificate IV or Diploma qualification previously can access a number of subsidised places
  • Additional incentives are available for pre-apprenticeship training and traineeship funding initiatives
To find out more visit the State Training Services website 
Find out what funding is available
Find out what funding is available
  • There are many programs and options aimed at different industries and businesses to choose from. Contact our consultants directly for advice and support in gaining the Government funding you may be entitled to.

  • We can advise you on funding for local and national initiatives to suit your needs.

Contact our helpful team 
Training for businesses
Training for businesses
  • There are many options for Government funding for the training of staff within your business.

  • This training may be for nationally recognised accreditation or for skills based training to improve your productivity.

Contact our Business Capability Consultants for more information 
Building prosperity
Building prosperity
  • As part of our charter at North Coast TAFE we work with businesses to build opportunities and prosperity in our local community.

  • We believe that employing students and training your staff through North Coast TAFE is the best way to ensure the success of local businesses.

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