People with a disability
People with a disability have a good chance of joining the workforce if they enter through an Australian Apprenticeship.
As the employer, you could have the dedication, commitment and enthusiasm of a truly valuable employee.
MEGT can assist employers to access Australian Government funding, wage support, workplace alterations, mentoring, tutorial or interpreting tutorial or interpreting services (subject to eligibility criteria).
Disabled Australian Apprentice Wage Support (DAAWS) is payable to employers as an alternative to the standard incentives.
The Tutorial, Mentor and Interpreter Assistance for Australian Apprentices with a disability are payable only to the Registered Training Organisation who delivers the training. Australian Apprentices with a disability may attract these forms of assistance providing DAAWS eligibility is met regardless of the employer receiving the wage support.
| Certificate III/IV commencement: $1,500|
| Certificate III/IV recommemcement: $750|
| Certificate III/IV completion: $2,500|
| Part-time Apprenticeships Certificate III/IV completion|
: $1,500 only
|$104.30 per week Wage Support paid to the employer|
|$38.50 per hour (capped at up to $5,500 per year) for the following services:|
|Tutorial Assistance – additional assistance provided by a tutor|
|Mentor Assistance – supports organisational/personal issues that may impact on training|
All the incentives listed are subject to change and eligibility criteria apply. Information above is provided as a guide only.
Please contact MEGT to determine the eligibility of your business for these government incentives.
The Workplace Modifications Scheme
aims to encourage and support the employment of people with a disability
by reimbursing employers for the cost of Workplace Modifications and equipment where needed.
For further information call 1800 464 800
to speak with one of our friendly customer service team members.