The National Skills Needs List

The National Skills Needs List recognises traditional trades that are determined as experiencing a national skills shortage.

The list is based on detailed labour market research and analysis undertaken by the Department of Employment and is updated every six months.
Under the Australian Apprenticeships Incentives Program, an Australian Apprentice undertaking a Certificate III or IV qualification that leads to an occupation listed on the National Skills Needs List may be eligible to attract the following employer incentives and personal benefits.

* Support for Adult Australian Apprentices payments
* Rural and Regional Skills Shortage Incentives

Outsource Institute can help provide you with the relevant Certificate III or IV depending on which trade you are most interested in. We offer a wide range of qualifications that attract government funding. Check out our Course directory to find out what courses we offer.
The trades included on the National Skills Needs list are:
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^Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic
^Automotive Electrician
^Electrical Engineers
^Mechanical Engineers (regional)
^Metal Fabricator
^Metal Fitter and Machinist
^Metal Machinist
^Mining Engineers
^Sheetmetal trades worker
^Structural steel and welding trades worker
^Motor Mechanic
Vehicle Painter
Carpenters and Joiners
Fibrous Plasterer
Wall & Floor Tiler
Aircraft Maintenance

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