Australian Apprenticeships Incentive System (AAIS)
Financial assistance for eligible employers of Australian Apprentices
Employers of Australian Apprentices may be eligible for financial assistance from the Australian Government to help with hiring, training, and retaining an Australian Apprentice. Find out more about Financial support for Australian Apprentices.
From 1 July 2022 to 30 June 2024, the Australian Apprenticeships Incentive System (AAIS) will provide broad support to the economy through wage subsidies for eligible employers in priority occupations. The AAIS aims to build a more inclusive and sustainable economy, ensuring Australians receive quality training while in paid employment.
For more information on employer incentives in the new AAIS, refer to the Incentives System Reform - Factsheet, Incentives System Reform FAQs, or contact your local Australian Apprenticeship Support Network provider.
The Australian Apprenticeships Priority List and Priority Occupations
The Australian Apprenticeships Priority List 1 July 2022 identifies priority occupations for the Australian Apprenticeships Incentive System commencing 1 July 2022. Support is provided to employers of Australian Apprentices working towards a Priority Occupation. Priority occupations are those listed on the Australian Apprenticeships Priority List.
The eligible Priority Occupations List has been updated to include roles in Aged Care, Child Care, Disability Care, and Nursing. Download the Australian Apprenticeships Priority List Factsheet
For more information and assistance regarding Australian Apprenticeships, including eligibility advice, contact your local Australian Apprenticeship Support Network provider.