BNE Enterprise invited four of Queensland’s leading experts in the apprenticeships and training space, to join us to discuss Post-COVID Cost-Effective Employee Solutions.
The one-hour lunchtime webinar gave viewers a perspective from industry stakeholders who day in – day out, create employment pathways for young Queenslanders seeking opportunity to build a career, as well as guiding employers through the often complex task of on-boarding new apprentices and trainees.
Our special guests discussed the generous federal government incentives on offer to employers who choose to take on a new apprentice or trainee, or transition existing employees from casual to part-time or full-time work:
• Aviation Australia’s Technical Assessment Officers David Moffat and Russell Quinn
• Browns Professional Managing Director and Founder Richard Brown
• Steve Wyborn Consulting Director Steve Wyborn.
The webinar session was moderated by BNE Enterprise representative and Atlas Alliance Managing Director Doug Pye.
The $1.2 billion Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements wage subsidy provides Australian businesses with a 50% wage subsidy for new apprentices and trainees, or existing employees who enter an apprenticeship or traineeship after moving from casual to part-time or full-time employment. This is valued at up to $7,000 per quarter for employers.
Additionally, the JobMaker Hiring Credit gives business an added incentive to employ young Queensland workers aged 16-29, with a $200 per week payment, and $100 credit for workers aged 30-35.
For more information on how to take advantage of these federal government incentives:
Aviation Australia – website for employers and employees seeking a new career, or advancing an existing career in the aviation industry – https://www.aviationaustralia.aero/
Browns Professional FAQ on federal government wage subsidies (Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements) – https://brownsprofessional.edu.au/wage-subsidy
Steve Wyborn Consulting FAQ on JobMaker Hiring Credits – https://budget.gov.au/2020-21/content/factsheets/download/jobmaker_hiring_credit_factsheet.pdf