The ACT qualifications Register lists available funding amounts for RTOs accessing User Choice funding to deliver Australian Apprenticeships qualifications in the ACT.
Under the Payroll Tax Act 1987, a Payroll Tax exemption is the only incentive for apprentices offered in the ACT for wages paid or payable. Details on all Payroll Tax exemptions can be found on the ACT Revenue Office
Additional funding to support training is available through the Skills Canberra branch of the ACT Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate for Australian Apprentices who may have learning difficulties. It is also available to support students who may require additional support in areas such as literacy and numeracy, sign language interpreter services, or mentoring. RTOs can apply in writing to Skills Canberra for funding for such services and applications will be considered on the individual merits of each case. Information is available in the ACT Standards Compliance Guide for Australian Apprenticeships
Interstate Training Assistance
Some Travel and Accommodation assistance is available to apprentices who travel interstate for training. Please note interstate training only applies when there is no RTO delivering the relevant training in the ACT. For further information, visit the Becoming an Apprentice or Trainee webpage or contact Skills Canberra on (02) 6205 8555 or email email@example.com.
Building and Construction Industry Training Fund
The ACT Building and Construction Industry Training Fund Authority collect a training levy on building and construction work undertaken in the ACT. Monies collected are used to:
To find out more about available incentives in relevant building and construction trades contact the ACT Building and Construction Industry Training Fund Authority on (02) 6262 5630.
For more information please visit http://www.cmd.act.gov.au/skillscanberra/frequently_asked_questions_faqs