Get a 50% wage subsidy - up to $7,000 per quarter - for each eligible apprentice or trainee you sign up.


In good news for the hospitality industry, the Australian Government has extended the 'Apprentice Wage Subsidy' to help business deal with COVID-19. Click here for more information.

This means that for each apprentice and trainee you sign up, you may be eligible for up to 50% of their wages for 12 months. That's up to $7,000 per quarter or $28,000 over a year.

The government is also offering transitional support for the second and third year of an Australian Apprenticeship through the Completing Apprenticeship Commencements (CAC) wage subsidy. 

This will provide an additional 10% of wages during the second year, and 5% of wages in the third year.

This opportunity is only available until 30th June, 2022. If you want to take advantage of this opportunity - ACT NOW!

Eligibility is open to employees undertaking an apprenticeship or traineeship under the following employment arrangements;

  • all new employees
  • part-time employees moving to full-time
  • casual employees moving to part-time or full-time

Access more information on eligibility and a list of FAQs here.

AVTES is an approved training provider of apprenticeships and traineeships that specialises in on-the-job training for hospitality businesses.

Qualifications are available for;

  • apprentice chefs
  • food and beverage staff
  • chefs and kitchen supervisors
  • front of house supervisors

Not only will you save $$$ in staff costs, but you'll also benefit from;

  • new skills and knowledge improving your business
  • building team morale and resilience
  • increasing your profits and competitiveness and profits

To find out more about your eligibility and options simply fill register by filling in the form on this page for a call back, or you can email Customer Success Manager - Alex Parratt directly at alex@avtes.com.au.


Disadvantaged students are encouraged to apply. 

This training is delivered with Commonwealth and State Government Funding where eligible. To determine your eligibility get in touch. 


and we'll call you to chat about your options and eligibility.

We will never share your details.

You can also contact our Customer Success Manager, Alex Parratt directly on:


0418 730 409

Here’s what employers are saying about training with AVTES

Dean Normington

Black Rhino Group

“Its hard to put into true dollar figures what the training has done for us, but when you have skilled, confident employees that can interact and engage customers, recommend products, up sell and improve the overall customer experience it is priceless.”

Stephen De Martin

Warrnambool Bowls Club

"We experienced an increase in sales of well over half a million dollars ($500,000) and I credit a lot of that to the staff. Staff are confident in their roles and are motivated by having a recognised qualification."