To be eligible for up to $11,000 in subsidies and reimbursements, consider hiring a retrenched auto worker.
With the closure of major car manufacturing, there are a number of retrenched automotive workers that can benefit your business.
Auto workers have a range of skills developed through working in the automotive supply chain and cover a wide range of occupations, including:
- machine operators and assembly workers,
- technicians and trades workers,
- sales and administrative staff, and
- professionals, including engineers, accountants and managers.
These workers are highly skilled and have extensive experience in practices such as lean manufacturing, just-in-time and quality systems.
Victorian based businesses hiring a retrenched automotive worker may be eligible for up to $11,000 in subsidies and reimbursements through the Victorian Government’s Back to Work Scheme which includes up to $7000 for hiring eligible retrenched auto workers in Victoria, and $4000 for providing accredited training.
If you have a role that would suit an ex-auto worker, call Skills and Jobs Centres on 134 389 and find the right person for the job.
For more information visit economicdevelopment.vic.gov.au/backtowork