Apprentices... Receive up to $5,500 from the government under the Tools For Your Trade initiative.

Under the Australian Government's Tools for your Trade Payment Initiative you could be eligible for $5,500 over the life of your apprenticeship!
The payments comprise five tax exempt cash payments over the life of your Australian Apprenticeship. Payments will be made as follows:
$800 payable after three months
$1,000 payable after 12 months
$1,000 payable after 24 months
$1,200 payable after 36 months
$1,500 payable upon successful completion
TOTAL $5,500
The Tools For Your Trade payment will be available to Australian Apprentices undertaking a Certificate III or IV qualification leading to a trade occupation listed on the
National Skills Need List.
To find out if you are eligible for TOOLS FOR YOURTRADE PAYMENT initiative, call the Australian Apprenticeship referral line on133 873 for details of your local Australian Apprenticeship Centre orvisit for more information.