Apprenticeship Boost helps employers support new and existing apprentices in their first two years of training in a level 4 apprenticeship qualification with a wage subsidy. You could receive up to $16,000 per apprentice, across 20 months of their working and training.
Now is the time to train. Take advantage of free fees on all apprenticeships (plus targeted traineeships) as well as the Apprentice Boost wage subsidy – available now!
Here’s what you need to know:
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Please note: if you have ATNZ apprentices, contact your ATNZ Account Manager for clarity as the process may differ.
If you’re looking for a talented potential apprentice to join your staff and want to take the hassle out of recruitment, talk to our Careers team. We offer a free job-matching service, connecting employers with enthusiastic potential learners around New Zealand. Talk to our Recruitment Advisor Brenda today.
If you have questions about our free apprenticeships and traineeships, email us, call us on 0800 526 1800, or use our Find my Funding tool to discover the Government support packages you’re eligible for. Apprentice Boost queries should be addressed with WINZ.
Aotearoa has reached a significant milestone, with 50,000 trade apprentices having passed through the Apprenticeship Boost programme since 2020.
When challenged with finding more skilled tradespeople, Ferndale Furniture took on a team of apprentices who are continuing to deliver results.