Financial Incentives and Payments for Apprentices and Trainees | Sarina Russo

Payments for Apprentices & Trainees

An apprenticeship or traineeship is a great way to earn while you learn! In addition to any wage your employer pays, there are a number of financial incentives and allowances for apprentices and trainees.

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Helping you find the right funding for your situation


There are a number of financial incentives and payments for apprentices and trainees to help you manage the cost of starting, and completing your qualification. These can vary from state to state, or according to your specific situation.

You don’t have to try and navigate through all the available assistance alone! The team at Sarina Russo Apprenticeships will determine which payments or incentives you can apply for, and help you with the application process, making the experience fast and hassle-free.

A quick overview


Here are some of the apprenticeship and traineeship incentive payments currently on offer:

  • Trade Support Loans
  • Living Away From Home Allowance (LAFHA)
  • Australian Apprentice Training Support Payment
  • Centrelink Support
  • Disability Assistance for Apprentices & Trainees
  • Individual State-Based Financial Assistance

Registered Australian Apprentices undertaking certain apprenticeship will also be eligible for a Bunnings Power Pass for exclusive pricing and discounts off tools and materials required for their work. 


Contact Sarina Russo Apprenticeships with any questions you may have in relation to traineeship or apprenticeship payments or view our quick summary of incentives and allowances.


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In the spirit of reconciliation, Sarina Russo Group acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.