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HOW TO REDEEM AS AN APPRENTICE

Proof of apprenticeship can be in the form of a TAFE/MTA college enrolment letter/form, ID Card or letter from your institution stating you are a current apprentice.

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What is a Trade Support Loan?
A Trade Support Loan can help you pay for your everyday living expenses while you undertake your apprenticeship or traineeship. It is an interest-free government funded loan that is paid in monthly instalments for up to six months at a time. Your debt is indexed annually and you will get a 20 percent discount on your debt when you have successfully completed your apprenticeship.

How much can I borrow?
You decide how much money you borrow with a Trade Support Loan. You could borrow just a small amount over a few months or receive payments over the four years of your apprenticeship, up to the lifetime limit of $21,779 (for 2021-2022).

For more information visit: australianapprenticeships.gov.au

The loan amounts are higher in the early years of training to compensate for your lower wages.