Fee free traineeships: Traineeships provided through the NSW Smart and Skilled vocational education and training (VET) system, will be fee-free from 1 January 2020. (more info here).
Existing worker course fee (those ineligible for Government funding) is $2950.
Wage subsidy: Eligible Trainees will now attract a 50% wage subsidy for Employers if signed up before the 30th June 2022. Eligibility criteria does apply. (more info here). NSW Government rebates for accommodation and travel are also available. Scholarships are also available.
More information is available in the Traineeship Guidebooks for Employer (PDF, 7027.87 KB) and Trainee (PDF, 7834.65 KB), from the Australian Apprenticeship Centre, or by contacting the Traineeship Coordinator. You can also visit the Smart & Skilled website.