Pre-employment training program

If you are a training provider or industry association, you can apply for funding to deliver a pre-employment training project.

The pre-employment training program supports projects that give people practical skills to help them get a job, apprenticeship or traineeship.

Priority is given to programs that lead to employment in:

Who can apply

You can apply for pre-employment training funds if you are one of the following:

  • a registered training organisation (RTO)
  • an industry organisation
  • a union.

What you can apply for

You can apply for funding to develop and run training activities that:

  • encourage participants to continue vocational education and training
  • develop skills for entry into a particular workforce or occupation.

You can't use pre-employment program funding for participant wages or capital equipment.

Before you apply

You must read the guidelines.

Pre-employment training program guidelines PDF (330.8 KB)
Pre-employment training program guidelines DOCX (177.1 KB).

Applications are open all year until all funding is handed out.

COVID-19 vaccination requirements

From 25 December 2021, vaccination requirements will apply to all:

  • NT Government contractors
  • grant recipients.

To find out more, read the conditions of contract for COVID-19 mandatory requirements.

For all Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade grants, an extra declaration will be added to the terms and conditions.

Applicants must confirm they are meeting the directions of the policy. The department may ask for proof to check compliance.

How to apply

To apply or for more information, contact your nearest workforce training coordinator.


Last updated: 11 January 2022

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