Are you considering taking on an apprentice? Then you may be eligible for the government’s new Apprentice Kickstart Bonus.
Between 1 December 2009 and 28 February 2010, employers who take on a young person aged 19 years and under into a traditional trade Australian Apprenticeship will be eligible for a $3,350 bonus during the first year of the apprenticeship.
Employers who receive the bonus will still be eligible to receive other incentive payments under the Apprenticeship Incentives Program.
For more information about the Apprentice Kickstart Bonus or about employing an apprentice, visit the Australian Apprenticeships website at www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au