The Australian Government supports employers to train and upskill their employees with various subsidies and incentives:
- assistance and support for employers of apprentices and trainees, including those with disability
- wage subsidies, including for people with disability, young people and mature aged people.
Visit the Australian Government Business website to search for current incentives available for employers.
Construction Skills Queensland
Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) provides a range of services to employers, job seekers and workers in the building and construction industry. It acts as a single point of contact to help attract, recruit, train and retain workers, therefore ensuring a sustainable workforce with the right skills in the right place at the right time.
Other industry sectors
Employer should contact their relevant peak industry body or association to determine if there is any specific industry-based funding and incentives for training and skills development which may be available.