Youth Jobs PaTH is an Australian Government service that helps young people gain the skills and work experience needed to get and keep a job. It also supports businesses to trial young people in the workplace and offers a financial incentive when they hire. Youth Jobs PaTH has 3 elements – Prepare, Trial, Hire.
The ‘Prepare’ element of Youth Jobs PaTH is Employability Skills Training. Employability Skills Training helps young people understand what employers expect in the workplace and supports them to get job ready.
Businesses can work with Employability Skills Training providers to tailor training. This provides confidence that participants will meet business needs upon completion of the training.
One element of Youth Jobs PaTH is Trial - PaTH internships enable businesses to trial young people to see if they are the right fit for the business, before they hire.
Young people gain valuable work experience and can demonstrate their skills to businesses looking to hire.
Youth Bonus Wage Subsidies are the Hire element of Youth Jobs PaTH.
Businesses may receive up to $10,000 (GST inclusive) when they hire eligible young people in ongoing work.