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Support and Incentives

Australian Government

Australian Government provides a number of allowances and loans to assist apprentices to complete their apprenticeship. See: Australian Apprenticeships.

Trade apprentice vehicle registration discount

A trade apprentice vehicle registration discount is available to assist eligible apprentices with the cost of registering vehicles used for work purposes.

Apprenticeship Support Officers (ASOs)

Apprenticeship Support Officers (ASOs) give support and guidance to all apprentices, aged 15 to 24, in the first year of their apprenticeship. For more information see the Department of Education and Training website.

Regulatory Field Services

Authorised officers, engaged by the VRQA, visit workplaces to talk to apprentices, trainees and their employers to help make sure the obligations under a training contract are being met. See: Workplace visits.