The Tasmanian Building & Construction Industry Training Board (TBCITB) has recently announced a completion bonus of up to $6,000 to employers who sign on an apprentice who has been out of work for up to six months between 1 March 2012 and 28 February 2013.
The bonus is available for apprenticeships that commenced in 2009, 2010 or 2011. Participation is limited and is on a first-come first-served basis.
The bonus is in addition to any other Commonwealth and State Government benefits as well as those provided by ABBTF for bricklayers.
The bonus is based on the year level of the out-of-trade apprentice:
- $6,000 for 1st Year – first instalment $2,000 payable after 12 months
- $5,000 for 2nd Year
- $4,000 for 3rd Year
- $3,000 for 4th Year.