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Subsidised Training for your new or existing workers

Looking to take advantage of the Federal Traineeship Subsidy to accelerate the skill development of your staff?

TME can help both to train your existing staff and access the subsidy which can be used to offset (either fully or partially) the fees we will charge.

*This is a brief explanation of possible subsidies available to employers and employees. An Australian Apprenticeship Support Network provider is the best source for complete information. 

Please see the below 2 training support programs to see how it benefits business like yours.

Please note, employers are not eligible to receive both programs for the same Australian Apprenticeship.


Employees in a Priority Occupation (Please see the list offered by TME) who enrol into an approved traineeship or apprenticeship qualification, including existing workers  

  1. A subsidy of 10% of wages for 1st & 2nd year employees (5% for 3rd year), up to $1,500 per quarter and $6,000 per year for years 1 & 2 and $750 per quarter for year 3
  2. Plus 4 payments of $1,250 to the trainee themselves payable at 6, 12, 18 & 24 months. A total of $5,000 (taxable)
Priority Wage Subsidy


New employees (< 3 months) enrolled into an approved traineeship or apprenticeship qualification that is not listed on the Australian Apprenticeships Priority List .

A payment of $1,750, for a full-time Australian Apprentice and $875 for part-time Australian Apprentice is made at 6 and 12 months.


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Eligibility Requirements for the Wage Subsidy

What is the Australian Apprenticeships Incentive System

The Australian Apprenticeships Incentive System plays a vital role in promoting a more inclusive and sustainable economy by ensuring Australians receive quality training while employed.


Eligible period

  • commence or recommence an Australian Apprenticeship under a new Training Contract with a new employer on or after 1 July 2022; or
  • recommence an Australian Apprenticeship on or after 1 July 2022 under a new Training Contract with the same employer after a period of cancellation or suspension where the break is greater than:
    • six months if commencement date was prior to 1 July 2022; or
    • 12 months if the commencement date was after 1 July 2022.

Eligibility Requirements

  • the Australian Apprentice’s citizenship or residency status
    • an Australian citizen; or
    • a foreign national with permanent residency; or
    • a New Zealand passport holder with at least six months’ residence in Australia.
  • employment and training arrangements; and
  • whether the Australian Apprentice has previously completed a qualification; and
  • The Australian Apprentice must be undertaking Certificate II or above qualification

Additional Information

Please note, employers are not eligible to receive the Priority Wage Subsidy if they are in receipt of any other form of Australian Government equivalent assistance for the same Australian Apprenticeship simultaneously.

The Priority Occupations that TME has on scope include;

Community Service

  • CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services
  • CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support
  • CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
  • CHC43121 Certificate IV in Disability Support
  • CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
  • CHC52021 Diploma of Community Services


Horticulture and Landscape

  • AHC30620 Certificate III in Production Horticulture
  • AHC30722 Certificate III in Horticulture
  • AHC30921 Certificate III in Landscape Construction
  • AHC31021 Certificate III in Parks and Gardens




Building and Construction


  • CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry
  • CPC40320 Certificate IV in Building Project Support


Make the most of the wage subsidy while you can                                      “

Subsidised places are limited and will go fast.

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