This initiative will deliver an extra $318.56 million into the NSW Vocational Education and Training sector, with $159.28 million from the Commonwealth Government matched dollar-for-dollar by the State Government. JobTrainer will fund approximately 108,000 free or low-fee training places in NSW, with a combination of short and long courses for job seekers and young people, including school leavers.
Read more here: https://ministers.dese.gov.au/cash/significant-boost-skills-training-nsw
The federal government says $500 million in apprentice subsidies have been paid to more than 51,000 employers under its apprenticeship support program since April.
Read more here: https://www.smartcompany.com.au/coronavirus/vet-subsidies-apprenticeship-numbers-fall/