What Pay And Other Financial Support Is There?

How much will I earn?

As an Apprenticeship Careers Australia apprentice or trainee, you’ll be paid according to the appropriate award for the industry you’re working in!

Each week you’ll receive an email containing your pay slip that includes the hours worked (including any overtime), gross pay, tax deducted, other deductions and net pay.

For more specific information about Award wage entitlements visit FAIRWORK AUSTRALIA

Fee Free Apprenticeships and Traineeships
  • As of 1st January 2020, both apprenticeships and traineeships are fee free*! This means you might not have to pay upfront for your studies. 
  • We’ll also ensure you’ve got suitable Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) relevant to your industry – on us!

*For approved courses only, based on eligibilty criteria, for more information visit https://vet.nsw.gov.au/choosing-vet/fee-free-apprenticeships 

Government Incentives
The Australian Government provides funding to eligible apprentices and trainees which is aimed to assist with costs incurred while undertaking training, including Trade Support Loans.

Trade Support Loans provide up to $20,000 to eligible Australian Apprentices in priority areas to assist you with the costs of living and learning while undertaking your studies.

You’ll even be entitled to a 20% discount on the amount you borrowed so long as you’ve completed your qualifications!

Visit Australian Apprenticeships website for more information - https://www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au/aus-apprenticeships-incentives


Get in touch to find out more about specific pay rates and incentives in your chosen pathway.