Your business may be eligible to access programs and activities to support new staff and grow jobs.
Job Accelerator Grant Scheme
The Job Accelerator Grant Scheme aims to create jobs now and build a strong workforce for the future.
Businesses can now register for assistance to employ additional full-time, part-time and casual employees, with up to $10,000 for every new job created.
The scheme has now been extended to include up to $15,000 for each new apprentice employed.
To find out if your business is eligible for the scheme, visit Job Accelerator Grant Scheme.
For more information about opportunities for apprenticeships and traineeships, see Apprenticeships and traineeships.
Jobs First Employment Projects
Jobs First Employment Projects are tailored activities developed in partnership with employers, industries and regional stakeholders to assist jobseekers to obtain and sustain a job.
If you need new staff trained in skills for your business, talk to a Regional Manager about providers in your region that can assist you to access appropriately skilled and work ready jobseekers in your local community.
Contact a Regional Manager to discuss your participation in a Jobs First Employment Project.
Read the employer flyer for information on how Jobs First Employment Projects can assist you to access skilled workers.
Critical Skills Fund
The Critical Skills Fund is part of State Government's Critical Skills Investment Program and aims to increase the number of skilled workers in South Australia.
The fund provides employers of apprentices and trainees with a payment of up to $2,000 for each completion in a qualification that is of strategic importance to the state.
Read more about the Critical Skills Investment Program, see Incentives for employers of apprentices and trainees.
Future Jobs Fund
Supporting the development of globally competitive industries and industrial capabilities, the Future Jobs Fund will help to create South Australian jobs of the future.
Through the scheme, businesses are encouraged to apply for Future Jobs Fund grants and loans to create new ongoing jobs in sectors including:
- Shipbuilding and defence
- Renewable energy and mining
- Tourism, food and wine
- Health and biomedical research
- IT and advanced manufacturing.
For more information and to apply for funding, visit Future Jobs Fund.
Disability Workforce Hubs
If you’re looking for staff to fill new or existing roles in the disability sector, contact a Disability Workforce Hub to connect you with skilled jobseekers.
For more information and to find your local Disability Workforce Hub, visit my support my choice.
Whether you’re looking to upskill existing workers and create new jobs or recruiting to fill vacant or new positions, WorkReady Qualifications can assist.
WorkReady Qualifications enables you to work in partnership with the Department of State Development and a non-TAFE WorkReady provider to develop a project to address your labour need. Our streamlined submission-based approach makes it easy for eligible providers to apply to deliver the qualifications you need.
Contact one of our Regional Managers to find out about participating.