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Customised Training

Wage Subsidies

Internships

NWEP ‐ National Work Experience Programme

Post Placement Support Services

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Customised Training

DEVELOPMENT OF TRAINING FRAMEWORK

Flexibility and an understanding of our client’s needs are key features of the Training
Alliance Group’s Programs. The concept of ‘one size fits all’ training no longer applies in
today’s educational environment.

To ensure the Training Framework is fully customised to suit your needs, we would incorporate features based on actual workplace activities. We would meet with all relevant stakeholders prior to commencement of the training program to gather information relating to:

  • Core business goals and corporate structure
  • Any relevant workplace documents to incorporate into training
  • Desired outcomes of the Training Program
  • Customisation requirements
  • Development of Learning and Assessment Strategies
  • Integrating the Training Program with current ‘in-house’ training and procedures
  • Preferred Training/Assessment modes, equipment and resources to be provided by Training Alliance Group.

EMPLOYER BENEFITS

  • Better trained workforce
  • Less workplace incidents and accidents
  • Improved staff retention
  • Increased staff morale
  • Increased staff productivity
  • Incentives and payroll tax exemptions
  • Training completed on the job
  • Receive recognition of prior learning
  • Earn a nationally recognised qualification
  • Learning is self-paced
  • Opportunity for career progression

QUALITY TRAINING CUSTOMISED TO YOUR NEEDS

Every TAG Trainer is qualified to a minimum of Certificate IV in Training and Education and has recent industry experience. Training will be tailored to the client’s worker group needs.

Our intention is to provide appropriate training resources and we envisage that our trainers will deliver training according to Australian Qualification Framework.

Wage Subsidies

What is a wage subsidy?

Under the Federal Government’s Transition to Work (TtW) initiative, a wage subsidy is a payment that may be made to employers who employ eligible participants.

  • The payment is made over 6 months.
  • The payment is dependent on the employer partnering with a recognised employment services provider such as Stirling Skills Training.

How does a wage subsidy benefit my business?

You can use a TtW wage subsidy in a number of ways, all of which benefit your business.

  • To cover any costs associated with recruitment
  • To pay the cost of training the new employee
  • To purchase any specialist safety equipment the new
  • employee might need
  • To cover part of the wage the new employee will receive

In addition to the subsidy, you get access to a pool of participants who want to work for you. The TtW initiative is voluntary with competent and trained participants who want to be part of the work force.

What kind of wage subsidies can I access?

There are four wage subsidies available to employers, based on the circumstances of the eligible* jobseeker:

1 – Youth Bonus Wage Subsidy (15-24 year olds) $10,000

2- Parents Wage Subsidy $6,500

3 – Indigenous Wage Subsidy $10,000

4 – Long Term Unemployed Wage Subsidy $6,500

*Eligibility criteria applies

How can I get started?

To take advantage of a wage subsidy, you first have to partner with Stirling Skills Training. We connect you with long-term employee prospects who are motivated to pursue a career in your organisation.

  • We advise you on whether your business can qualify for a subsidy and what type of subsidy that might be
  • We connect you with participants from the TtW program
  • We assist with pre-employment training so that they are job ready
  • We offer post-employment support to you and your new employee
  • We manage the payment of the subsidy and maintain a flexible payment schedule so that you have access to the money when you need it.

Find out what kind of wage subsidies your business qualifies for, contact Stirling Skills Training today to speak to one of our experienced advisors on 1800 739 054.

Internships

The ‘Trial’ component of Youth Jobs PaTH provides young people with voluntary internship opportunities to help them gain real work experience in Australian businesses.

Employers can trial a young person in an internship for between 4 and 12 weeks to see how they fit into the team and if they are suitable for ongoing employment. Interns are unpaid by the business and receive a fortnightly incentive paid by the government.

The business receives an upfront payment of $1000 in recognition of the costs of hosting the internship. Additionally, the intern is covered by insurance paid by the Government through the Department of Jobs and Small Business. If our client is offered ongoing employment after the placement, your businesses may also be eligible for a wage subsidy.

NWEP ‐ National Work Experience Programme

The National Work Experience Programme offers work experience and employment opportunities for job seekers by providing unpaid placements with businesses for up to four weeks, to a maximum of 25 hours per week. It helps jobseekers gain experience and confidence, while demonstrating skills to potential employers.

Talk to our Stirling Skills team about being a National Work Experience Programme host business to provide an opportunity to give a job seeker the chance to show they could be the right fit for your business!

Businesses may be eligible to receive an incentive payment of $300 for hosting a National Work Experience Programme candidate, and if they are offered ongoing employment after the placement, you may also be eligible for a wage subsidy.

Post Placement Support Services

Once you have found the right Stirling Skills client to meet your business needs, our support doesn’t stop there. We provide regular contact with both you and our client for the first 6 months of your new employee relationship. We are available to discuss any concerns that may arise and assist them to retain employment long term promoting independence. 

We manage the whole wage subsidy process with you to ensure seamless delivery of the benefits payable to your business are done so in a timely manner.