Tue 24 Jan 2017

Small Business Apprenticeship and Traineeship Grants Program – Now Open

The “Supporting Small Business with Apprenticeships and Traineeships Program” is a new Tasmanian Government grant program that aims to make it easier for small businesses to employ an apprentice or trainee. The Program will run over two years and has been allocated $600 000 in funding.

Small businesses with less than 20 employees will be able to obtain practical assistance to employ an apprentice or trainee through providers selected through this grant application.

Eligible small businesses will be able to access a range of support customised to their needs.

Services may include:

  • assistance with obtaining business advice
  • support to recruit the right person for the business
  • planning the apprentice’s or trainee’s job role and workplace training requirements
  • mentoring and advice for the small business and apprentice or trainee.

Application Forms and Guidelines are available on the Skills Tasmania website

Applications close Friday, 10th February