Tasmanian Government Concessions

Apprentice and trainee travel allowances for off-the-job training

Concession details

A travel allowance of 41 cents per kilometre (45 cents for students living on the West Coast) may be payable to:

  • apprentices and trainees who have to travel more than 42 kilometres return to attend off-the-job training.

Where apprentices and trainees are required to travel within Tasmania for training, an accommodation allowance of $50 per night (to a maximum of $300 per week) is available to:

  • apprentices and trainees who have to travel more than 61 kilometres each way to attend training with a registered training organisation within Tasmania.

Where apprentices and trainees are required to travel from Flinders Island, King Island and Cape Barren Island, an accommodation allowance of $50 per night is available, including weekends, if attending for two or three weeks. The Tasmanian Government will:

  • provide $52 towards airport transfer and
  • pay the full cost of return airfares paid for travel to attend their Registered Training Organisation (RTO) in Tasmania.

Where apprentices and trainees are required to travel to the mainland for training, the Tasmanian Government will (to a maximum amount of $8 000 per calendar year):

  • contribute to the cost of airfares
  • provide $52 towards airport transfer and
  • pay an accommodation allowance of $90 per night.

For more information:

Skills Tasmania
Phone:
1800 655 846
Email: enquiries@skills.tas.gov.au
Web: www.skills.tas.gov.au/apprenticeshipstraineeships/incentives/allowances