If you’re 16 to 24 and registered with the Australian Apprenticeship scheme you might get either:
You need to do a full time apprenticeship or traineeship to be eligible.
We need to know your parents’ income if you’re 16 to 21 to decide if you’re eligible. This includes if you’re living away from home to do a school based apprenticeship.
If you’re older than 24, you can apply for either:
- ABSTUDY if you’re an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Australian.
Use our Payment and Service Finder to check if you might get a payment.
If you’re eligible, you might also get:
Submit your claim early
You can submit your claim online up to 13 weeks before you start your apprenticeship. The easiest way to claim is online using your Centrelink online account through myGov.
You won’t get your first payment until we verify your apprenticeship. The Department of Education, Skills and Employment (DESE) will tell us when the Australian Apprenticeship Centre finalises your training contract.
If you’re an ABSTUDY apprentice you may be able to get Incidentals Allowance. You will still get it if your income is too high to get ABSTUDY each fortnight.
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