What financial assistance is available for apprentices?
The Australian Federal Government provides a range of financial assistance programs for apprentices and trainees to support their training.
- Australian Apprenticeship Support Loan – maximum of $24,492 (as at 2023-2024) during your training
- Australian Apprentice Training Support Payments – up to $5,000 for qualifications and occupations on the Australian Apprenticeships Priority List
- Low Income Health Care Card – discounts on health and related services
- Youth Allowance, Austudy or ABSTUDY – support payments based on eligibility that can accompany additional benefits including rent assistance
Each financial assistance program has specific eligibility requirements and guidelines.
View our Financial Assistance for Apprentices page for details and links.