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Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements wage subsidy Wage subsidies to support employers and GTO’s to take on new apprentices and trainees to build a pipeline of skills to support sustained economic recovery.
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You are potentially eligible to receive the the Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements wage subsidy as part of the Australian Government’s economic response to the coronavirus. This claim form has been pre-filled with available information on your behalf. Please review the information contained carefully. After you have finished reviewing this page, click the “Continue” button at the bottom of the page to proceed to the next page.

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Claim

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Eligible Claim

Claim Information

This form has been produced and approved by the Australian Government and is the only version acceptable to process your claim. No other version of this form will be processed for this claim.
Purpose of this form
Your personal information is collected for the purposes of determining eligibility for Australian Government Australian Apprenticeships Incentive Program payments (AAIP payments), checking eligibility for AAIP payments, calculating AAIP payments, administration of the Australian Government Australian Apprenticeships Incentive, monitoring and evaluation of the Australian Government Australian Apprenticeships Incentive, preparing statistics, reporting, assessment of eligibility in relation to any future application for AAIP payments and related purposes.

For more information regarding this form or Australian Government Australian Apprenticeships assistance, please contact your Australian Apprenticeship Network Provider. Only an officially contracted Apprenticeship Network Provider is authorised to provide advice on the eligibility and payment of Australian Government Australian Apprenticeships Incentives.
Eligibility for payments
Eligibility criteria apply to all Australian Government Australian Apprenticeships Incentives payments. Further information regarding eligibility for payments can be obtained from your Apprenticeship Network Provider.

The criteria and funding of Australian Government Australian Apprenticeships Incentives payments, including eligibility, availability and payment of Incentives may change during the term of the Australian Apprenticeship in line with Government priorities. This may result in changed eligibility at the time a payment is due. These changes will be notified by your Apprenticeship Network Provider.
Waiting Periods and Time Limits
Claims must be lodged with an Apprenticeship Network Provider within the specified time limit. Claim forms must be signed, dated and submitted to your Apprenticeship Network Provider by 31 December 2021.
Completing this form
You must read and understand the claim form and ensure all questions are answered. Declarations must be completed where indicated by you. Pre-populated information on this form should be checked to ensure it is true and correct and alterations made if required. Incomplete or incorrect forms will not be processed.
You must read and understand the claim form and ensure all questions are answered. Declarations must be completed where indicated by you. Pre-populated information on this form should be checked to ensure it is true and correct and alterations made if required.Incomplete or incorrect forms will not be processed.
Once you have completed this form
Retain a copy of this form for your records. Incentive payments will be paid by direct credit into the employer’s bank account ONLY.
Taxation
You should be aware that if the ABN is not provided on this form, the Department of Education, Skills and Employment will be obliged to withhold 46.5% of the Incentive payment and remit it to the Australian Taxation Office. You should seek independent advice regarding your taxation position.
Is a Registered Training Organisation Declaration required?
A copy of the Training Plan should be attached to this form for a new commencement or recommencement. The Registered Training Organisation Declaration (Form 1237) must be completed and attached where a Training Plan has been signed but is not attached.
Personal information
Your personal information is protected by law, including under the Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act).
Personal information is information or an opinion about an identified individual or an individual who is reasonably identifiable. Personal information includes an individual’s name and contact details.
Collection of your information
Your personal information is being collected by your Apprenticeship Network Provider on behalf of the Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment. If you do not provide the personal information requested in this form, it will not be possible to assess eligibility for AAIP payments or make relevant AAIP payments.
Disclosure of your personal information
Your personal information may be disclosed, for the purposes mentioned above, to third parties, including but not limited to: Commonwealth government departments and agencies including Services Australia and the Australian Taxation Office; state and territory government departments and agencies; employers; your Network Provider; registered training organisations; contractors or agents of any of the above.
Your personal information may also be disclosed to other parties where you have agreed, or where it is otherwise permitted under the Privacy Act.
Your personal information is unlikely to be disclosed to overseas recipients.
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Employer details

Apprentice details

Employment details

Has the State/Territory probationary period been completed?
Has the State/Territory probationary period been completed?

Bank Account Details

Network Provider details

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Recipient's () email address

Network Provider comments

Supporting Document(s)

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Do you have any supporting document(s) that you would like to attach to this application?

Supporting Document

Supporting Document
My Network Provider has the necessary evidence.
My Network Provider has the necessary evidence.
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Enter Claim Details

Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements wage subsidy Wage subsidies to support employers and GTO’s to take on new apprentices and trainees to build a pipeline of skills to support sustained economic recovery.
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Claim

Please carefully review all of the information that has been entered on the previous page(s).
If you believe any information needs updating, please enter the details here in this field. Enter the name of each individual field that needs to be updated, along with the correct value for each field.
During the Claim Period was the apprenticeship or traineeship commenced?
During the Claim Period was the apprenticeship or traineeship commenced?
During the Claim Period was the apprenticeship or traineeship cancelled, withdrawn or completed?
During the Claim Period was the apprenticeship or traineeship cancelled, withdrawn or completed?
Have you received, or are you in receipt of any other Australian Government wage subsidy such as JobKeeper, Australian Apprentice Wage Subsidy (AAWS) for the apprentice of trainee? This does not include Disability Australian Apprentice Wage Subsidy. (Note: You cannot claim Supporting Apprentices and Trainees and JobKeeper for the same period.)
Have you received, or are you in receipt of any other Australian Government wage subsidy such as but not limited to, JobKeeper, AAWS, Supporting Apprentices and Trainees, JobMaker Hiring Credit and jobactive wage subsidies for the apprentice of trainee? This does not include Disability Australian Apprentice Wage Subsidy. (Note: You cannot claim the Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements wage subsidy and JobKeeper for the same period.)

Period Receiving JobKeeper/Other Federal Government Wage Subsidies

Dates you were receiving JobKeeper or other wage subsidies for the apprentice or trainee.
Have you previously submitted evidence that training has commenced? (Note: this information is usually provided as part of a commencement claim.)
Have you previously submitted evidence that training has commenced? (Note: this information is usually provided as part of a commencement claim.)
For employers in QLD, VIC, WA & NT
If the Training Plan has been signed, evidence must be provided. Either upload a copy of the Training Plan OR a signed RTO declaration Form 1237. If you require FORM 1237, contact your Network Provider who will provide it to you. You can then give FORM 1237 to the RTO to sign. Once this is done, return to this Claims SmartForm to upload the signed Form 1237.

For employers in NSW, ACT & TAS
Either upload a copy of the Training Plan OR a signed RTO declaration Form 1237; however if the Network Provider has indicated they have necessary evidence from the RTO on file then click the ‘My Network Provider has the necessary evidence’ link.
Evidence of Training Plan
My Network Provider has the necessary evidence
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Do any of the details on the previous page(s) need updating?
Do any of the details on the previous page(s) need updating?

Bank Account Details

Are the bank account details recorded on the Initiate Claim page correct?
Please enter correct bank account details.

Employer Details

Workplace address on the claim end date

Is the address within Australia or overseas?
Is the address within Australia or overseas? *
Is the employer a Group Training Organisation?
Is the employer a Group Training Organisation?

Host Employer

Co-authoriser Details

Co-authoriser

The “co-authoriser” is your that you are undertaking this apprenticeship with.

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If you are no longer in contact with your and they are not available to co-authorise your claim, please tick the “Co-authoriser not available” checkbox. In doing this you will be able to complete the rest of the claim on behalf of your co-authoriser. Please note you are also required to provide evidence as to why your co-authoriser is not available. This evidence will be used by your Network Provider in assessing your claim.
Employer evidence or Statutory Declaration
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Second Co-authoriser

The “second co-authoriser” is your that you are undertaking this apprenticeship with.

Please enter their email address. After you submit this claim an email will be sent to their email address for them to open this claim and co-authorise it. You may also wish to let them know that they can expect this email.

If you are no longer in contact with your and they are not available to co-authorise your claim, please tick the “Second co-authoriser not available” checkbox. In doing this you will be able to complete the rest of the claim on behalf of your second co-authoriser. Please note you are also required to provide evidence as to why your second co-authoriser is not available. This evidence will be used by your Network Provider in assessing your claim.
Employer evidence or Statutory Declaration
I have a paper file and have sent this to my Network Provider
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Supporting Document(s)

Are you attaching supporting document(s) to this application?
You must provide evidence for the entire claim period (excluding any periods that you were in receipt of an equivalent Australian Government wage subsidy for the apprentice or trainee) which confirms the gross wage paid to the apprentice or trainee for each pay period included in the claim (payroll prints, times and wages sheet or payslips). If you do not provide this information here it will need to be provided separately to your Australian Apprenticeship Support Network provider (AASN). Evidence must include your ABN and Legal Name. Evidence should also include an indication of the number of hours worked over the period. Your Australian Apprenticeship Support Network provider (AASN) will be unable to process your claim until wage evidence for the entire claim period has been provided.Are you attaching supporting document(s) to this application?
You must provide your Australian Apprenticeship Support Network provider (AASN) with evidence for the claim period before this claim can be assessed.
The following evidence must be attached: payroll print, time and wages sheet or payslip which confirms the Australian Apprentices weekly or hourly pay rate at the date of commencement of the first year of the Australian Apprenticeship.
The following evidence must be attached: payroll print, time and wages sheet or payslip which confirms the Australian Apprentices weekly or hourly pay rate at the date of commencement of the second year of the Australian Apprenticeship.
The following evidence must be attached: payroll print, time and wages sheet or payslip which confirms the Australian Apprentices weekly or hourly pay rate at the date of commencement of the third year of the Australian Apprenticeship.

Supporting Document

Supporting Document
I have a paper file and have sent this to my Network Provider
I have a paper file and have sent this to my Network Provider
File:

Amount

Gross wages paid to apprentice or trainee during the period of claim *

Declaration

Declaration
I certify to the best of my knowledge the details entered on this claim by me and in relation to me are true and correct.
I understand that if I do not provide my ABN to Department of Education, Skills and Employment, it will be obliged to withhold 46.5% of the Incentive Payment and remit it to the Australian Taxation Office.
I understand that if a payment is made to me, being a payment that I am not eligible for, I may be required to repay that amount to the Australian Government.
I understand that the information provided in this form:
is collected for the purposes of determining eligibility for Australian Government Australian Apprenticeships Incentive payments (AAIP payments), checking eligibility for AAIP payments, calculating AAIP payments, administration of the Australian Government Australian Apprenticeships Incentive, monitoring and evaluation of the Australian Government Australian Apprenticeships Incentive, preparing statistics, reporting, assessment of eligibility in relation to any future application for AAIP payments and related purposes; may be disclosed, for the purposes mentioned above, to third parties, including but not limited to: Commonwealth government departments and agencies including Services Australia and the Australian Taxation Office; state and territory government departments and agencies; employers; your Network Provider; registered training organisations; contractors or agents of any of the above. may also be disclosed to other parties where you have agreed, or where it is otherwise permitted under the Privacy Act; where it relates to information that I have provided about the apprentice, is information that I am authorised by the apprentice to provide.
Signature
Signature
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Co-authorise Claim

Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements wage subsidy
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The information on this page has been entered by your and includes information about the claim that you are co-authorising. Please review the information carefully and once finished, click the “Continue” button at the bottom of the page to proceed to the next page.

Claim

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Do any of the details on the previous page(s) need updating?
Do any of the details on the previous page(s) need updating?

Supporting Document(s)

Do you have any supporting document(s) that you would like to attach to this application?
Do you have any supporting document(s) that you would like to attach to this application?

Supporting Document

Supporting Document
I have a paper file and have sent this to my Network Provider
I have a paper file and have sent this to my Network Provider
File:

Declaration

Declaration
I certify that I have read and understand the information on this form and to the best of my knowledge the details entered on this claim by me and in relation to me are true and correct.
I understand that the information provided in this form:
is collected for the purposes of registration, preparing statistics, reporting, program administration, monitoring and evaluation, calculating incentives and allowances paid to employers and apprentices/trainees and ensuring correctness of payment; may be disclosed to and used for these purposes by the Australian Government, including, but not limited to, the Department of Education, Skills and Employment and Centrelink, State/Territory government departments and agencies, employers and my Network Provider, Registered Training Organisations and the Contractors or Agents of any of these organisations, departments and agencies; and
I understand that the giving of false or misleading information is a serious offence.
Signature
Signature
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Co-authoriser not available
The co-authoriser has been identified as not being available for this claim. Please proceed to the next step.

Second Co-authorise Claim

Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements wage subsidy
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Claim

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If you believe any information needs updating, please enter the details here in this field. Enter the name of each individual field that needs to be updated, along with the correct value for each field.
Do any of the details on the previous page(s) need updating?
Do any of the details on the previous page(s) need updating?

Supporting Document(s)

Do you have any supporting document(s) that you would like to attach to this application?
Do you have any supporting document(s) that you would like to attach to this application?

Supporting Document

Supporting Document
I have a paper file and have sent this to my Network Provider
I have a paper file and have sent this to my Network Provider
File:

Declaration

Declaration
Signature
Signature
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Second co-authoriser not available
The second co-authoriser has been identified as not being available for this claim. Please proceed to the next step.

Assess Claim

Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements wage subsidy

Wage subsidies to support employers and GTO’s to take on new apprentices and trainees to build a pipeline of skills to support sustained economic recovery.
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Claim period is .
Jobkeeper or other wage subsidies were claimed for:
Eligible / not eligible
Eligible Claim
Eligible / not eligible

STA Evidence

State Training Authority (STA) Evidence
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Supporting Document(s)

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Do you have any supporting document(s) that you would like to attach to this application?

Supporting Document

Supporting Document
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I have a paper file and have sent this to my Network Provider
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Declaration

Declaration
I/We certify that:
details entered have been verified; if approved, the claim is fully completed as required by the Australian Apprenticeships Incentives Program Guidelines; and all required evidence is attached.
I/We understand that:
the giving of false or misleading information is a serious offence; and fees paid to the Network Provider, and any incentives paid to any employer, in relation to the processing of this claim may be recovered if this form has not been processed in accordance with Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Contract.
I/We understand that the information provided in this form:
is collected for the purposes of determining eligibility for Australian Government Australian Apprenticeships Incentive payments (AAIP payments), checking eligibility for AAIP payments, calculating AAIP payments, administration of the Australian Government Australian Apprenticeships Incentive, monitoring and evaluation of the Australian Government Australian Apprenticeships Incentive, preparing statistics, reporting, assessment of eligibility in relation to any future application for AAIP payments and related purposes; may be disclosed, for the purposes mentioned above, to third parties, including but not limited to: Commonwealth government departments and agencies including Services Australia and the Australian Taxation Office; state and territory government departments and agencies; employers; your Network Provider; registered training organisations; contractors or agents of any of the above. may also be disclosed to other parties where you have agreed, or whether it is otherwise permitted under the Privacy Act; I understand that I have contractual obligations to comply with the Australian Privacy Principles under the Privacy Act 1988.
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