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Grant & Travis
Aussie Moto Engineering
Perth, WA

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Youth Jobs PaTH

For employers

Trial and hire a young person and get
help with wage and training costs

  • Trial a young person to find out if they're the right fit for your business.
  • Get $1000 to help cover the costs of the trial.
  • During the trial, you don't pay the young person. Instead, the Australian Government gives them $200 a fortnight on top of their income support and covers their insurance.
  • If you decide to hire the young person you may be eligible to receive up to $10,000 (GST inclusive).

Youth Jobs PaTH works - hear from Aussie Moto Engineering and Hunter Pet Motel

3 steps to trial and hire

Skip to: Step 1: Find candidates Step 2: Trial a young person (internship) Step 3: Hire
  • Step 1

    Find candidates at no cost to you

    Step 1: Find candidates at no cost to you
    Or
    • Find a local provider and offer a trial. Providers set up the trial and find you suitable candidates.
    • You must have a reasonable prospect of employment following the trial.
  • Step 2

    Trial a young person (internship)

    Step 2: Trial a young person (internship)
    • During the trial, you don't pay the young person. Instead, the Australian Government gives them $200 a fortnight on top of their income support and covers their insurance.
    • You must maintain a safe work environment and provide the young person with appropriate supervision and instruction throughout the trial.
  • Step 3

    Hire

    Step 3: Hire
    • If the young person is the right fit and you want to hire them, you may be eligible for a financial incentive (known as a wage subsidy) of up to $10,000 (GST inclusive).
    • If the young person is not the right fit for your business, talk to your provider about your requirements before you start another trial.
    • Learn more about wage subsidies.

Resources & FAQs

View our resources page to find out more about trialling or hiring young people in your area.

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For job seekers

Get the experience and training you need to find a job

Get the experience and training you need to find a job
  • Improve your chances at getting a job through Youth Jobs PaTH's Employability Skills Training.
  • You'll learn about things like communication, teamwork, time management and problem solving that will help you get a job.
  • If you're a job seeker aged 15-24, contact your local employment services provider. Let them know you would like to do Employability Skills Training. They will explain the course and enrol you in one in your area.

Show an employer what you can do

Show an employer what you can do

Get started in 3 steps

  • Step 1

    Contact your provider or search for internships

    • Contact your provider and talk to them about taking part in a PaTH internship.
    • Watch this video to learn how to search for internships online.
  • Step 2

    Set up your internship

    • Your provider will connect you with businesses in your area that are looking to trial staff.
    • If you need certain skills or training, your provider can help you with this.
    • Watch this video to get ready for your internship.
  • Step 3

    Get great skills on the job and you could get hired

    • You'll pick up valuable skills on the job. Your supervisor will help you on a daily basis and your provider will support you.
    • You could get a job offer at any time during the internship. Hear from other young people who have found employment through Youth Jobs PaTH.
    • If you aren't the right fit for the business, ask them for feedback. Work experience is a great way to get closer to employment.

Resources & FAQs

If you are looking for even more information about Youth Jobs PaTH, view our resources page.

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