The free apprenticeships for under 25s initiative covers the cost of training for apprentices and trainees who commence or are undertaking a priority apprenticeship or traineeship qualification. This includes the Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) which is the qualification for the Disability Support Worker Traineeship.

Eligibility: You must be:

  • under the age of 25 and commence or be in training in one of the 139 priority apprenticeship or traineeship qualifications between 1 January 2021 and 30 September 2022.

Funding Source: DESBT

For more information on eligibility and the full list of the139 priority apprenticeship and traineeship qualifications, visit:

This information was correct at the time of publication 11/3/21.