Funding for training​​

Your business may be eligible for funding and assistance that support skills and training and employment.

Jobs First Employment Projects

Jobs First Employment Projects are tailored activities developed in partnership with employers, industries and regional stakeholders to assist job seekers to obtain and sustain a job. If you need new staff trained in skills for your business talk to a Regional Manager about the providers in your region that are subsidised to assist you to access appropriately skilled and work ready job seekers in your local community.

Contact a Regional Manager to discuss your participation in a Jobs First Employment Project.

Critical Skills Fund

The Critical Skills Fund, part of State Government's Critical Skills Investment Program, aims to increase the number of skilled workers in South Australia. The fund provides employers of apprentices and trainees with a payment of up to $2,000 for each apprenticeship and traineeship completion in a qualification that is of strategic importance to the State.

More about Critical Skills Investment Program.

WorkReady Qualifications

WorkReady Qualifications is a submission-based approach to purchasing qualifications for non-TAFE WorkReady providers and replaces the Jobs First Subsidised Training List Projects.

Providers may apply to deliver qualifications through both an annual Qualification Quota or Qualification Projects that directly address a labour market need.

To participate in WorkReady Qualifications, contact one of our Regional Manager.

Other funding

Visit the business website of the Australian government for more programs that may offer assistance.

GRANTassist provides information on state and federal government business development and financial support assistance and programs relevant to businesses across all industry sectors. Visit GRANTassist.

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