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Grants available to help meet the costs of Careerforce training
A number of grants and rebates are available to help meet the costs of attaining Careerforce qualifications.
Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund
This fund announced as part of Budget 2020, is designed to encourage and support New Zealanders to undertake vocational education and training in targeted areas, many of which are sectors supported by Careerforce.
The Apprenticeship Boost programme, effective from 1 August 2020 provides a wage subsidy for new and existing apprentices in their first two years of training, encouraging employers to retain their current apprentices, and to take on new apprentices.
Mental Health Training Grant
This grant can assist trainees with fees. However, applications for this grant are on-hold for 2020 for any student who started their programme of study after July 2020, as training fees in relation to mental health are currently covered by the Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund.
Te Pou Training Grants for the Disability Sector
These grants are available to assist employers with the costs of training at a national certificate or diploma level. Applications are received throughout the year.
Le Va Mental Health and Addiction Scholarships
These scholarships are specifically for Pasifika trainees and include fees, expenses and mentoring support.
Hauora Maori Training Fund
The Hauora Māori Training Fund has been developed for the Kaiāwhina/unregulated Māori health and disability workforce. The funding can be used when attending a training programme to complete a relevant qualification to support delivery of health and disability services to Māori.
Fees Free for ITOs
Tertiary education is Fees Free for eligible first time tertiary students.