Work Start Incentives QLD

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Provides Queensland employers with one-off incentive payments of up to $20,000 if they employ an eligible trainee or apprentice.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be an eligible private sector employer (includes group training organisations and non-government organisations)
  • employ an eligible trainee or apprentice from 1 July 2018

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Deadline to apply:

Applications may be made at any time.

Contact information:

1300 369 935

training@det.qld.gov.au

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Overview

Work Start Incentives provides employers that are ineligible for the Back to Work program with one-off payments when they employ eligible trainees or apprentices.

The trainee or apprentice must have previously participated in a Skilling Queenslanders for Work program.

A one-off incentive of $10,000 is available. A Youth Boost component of $20,000 is available from 2018-19 onwards if the eligible person is aged 15 to 24 years.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible, you must:

  • be an eligible private sector employer (includes group training organisations and non-government organisations)
  • employ an eligible trainee or apprentice from 1 July 2018

Eligibility criteria also apply to the trainee or apprentice. For more information please check the eligibility criteria at Work Start Incentives.

How to apply

Find out more about how to apply at Work Start Incentives.

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