Australian Apprenticeships Access Program
The closure of the Australian Apprenticeships Access Programme was announced as part of the 2014 Federal Budget. From June 2014, the Access Programme has been closed to new participants. Jobseekers who commenced in the Access Programme up until 30 June 2014 will continue to receive Access Programme services until the end of the service provision period. The Australian Apprenticeships Access Program provides vulnerable job seekers who experience barriers to entering skilled employment with nationally recognised pre-vocational training, support and assistance. The Access Program is delivered locally by brokers and providers who work closely with employers to deliver training that meets industry needs.