Department of Education, Skills and Employment

I need to upskill my employees

There’s a range of options to help you make sure your staff have the skills they need to support your business. 

Find an apprentice through Australian Apprenticeships

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Is this for me?

  • I want to hire an apprentice for my business
  • I’m interested in financial assistance

Employing an Australian apprentice is a smart investment in the future of your business. Hiring an apprentice allows your business to train a new employee to meet your business needs. 

A range of financial incentives may be available to you when you employ an eligible Australian apprentice. 

Australian Apprenticeships 

For more information and advice on Australian Apprenticeships, contact your local Apprenticeship Network provider or call the Australian Apprenticeships referral line on 13 38 73. 

Foundation Skills for Your Future

Is this for me?

  • I want to upskill my staff
  • I want to improve the foundation skills of my staff

If you are looking to improve your staff’s language, literacy, numeracy and digital skills to help upskill your workforce, then contact a Program Service provider who will develop and deliver a tailored training project that improves your employee’s skills and provides them with the confidence to meet current and future employment needs.

For more information on how to access training under the Foundation Skills for Your Future Program, visit the Foundation Skills for Your Future page, contact your local service provider or email

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