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Government support

Financial support programs from the South Australian and Australian government

There is support to help you grow your business with skilled people, in partnership with the Australian Government.

Subsidised training in the form of apprenticeships, traineeships and vocational education and training (VET) is now available through the South Australian Government to help you grow your business with the right people, who have the skills you need.

Explore the range of supports below.

Fee Free TAFE and vocational education

Fee Free TAFE and vocational education places will support industries facing skills shortages, growth industries and emerging sectors.

South Australian Government support

Are you an employer of an apprentice in the construction industry?

Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) provides funding support for employers of apprentices and trainees in the building and construction industry to contribute to the costs of off-job and on-job training, supervision, and assessment.

Australian Government support

River Murray Flooding Support

The South Australian Government has announced a number of supports for individuals and businesses that have been impacted as a result of the rising floodwaters.


In order to be eligible for apprenticeship related incentives and wage subsidies, employers must be registered to employ an apprentice or trainee.

All financial support is subject to eligibility, budget availability and are accessible for a nominated period of time or capped at a total number of allocated places.

State Government supports exclude any subsidy paid to training providers for delivery of accredited training. Check this site regularly or call the Skills InfoLine on 1800 673 097

Information about Australian Government supports are primarily sourced from the Australian Apprenticeships website. You can check this site regularly for any changes.