Financial help

Youth Allowance, Austudy and ABSTUDY—fortnightly payments provided by Centrelink for eligible apprentices and trainees.

Travel and accommodation subsidies—for apprentices and trainees who travel at least 100km (return trip) to attend training at the closest training organisation delivering the qualification they are undertaking.

If you are attending a training organisation that is not your closest, contact the Fair Work Ombusman to find out if your employer is required to contribute to the costs associated with attending off-the-job training.

Travel and accommodation assistance for school-based apprentices and trainees (SATs)—for SATs who travel away from their home to attend training. Contact your school for further information.

Australian Apprenticeships Incentives Programme—offers financial support and incentives to eligible apprentices and trainees to help cover costs associated with their apprenticeship or traineeship.

Disability support—for apprentices, trainees and their employers.

More information

Contact your local Australian Apprenticeship Support Network provider or phone 13 38 73 to see what financial help may be available.