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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.

Note
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.

 Standard Commonwealth incentives
 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

 DAAWS (Employer Wage Support)
$104.30 per week Wage Support paid to the employer


 Australian Apprentice Support paid to the trainer (RTO)
$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
Interpreter Assistance – generally provided for people with a visual or hearing impairment.

Please note
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.

 

 



Workplace
Modifications
Scheme

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.