Technical security training incentives have been introduced by the Australian Government and are available now from nationally registered training organisation, Comtech Training.

Government Employer Incentives – Technical Security Training is available for upskilling existing workers and technicians already employed, experienced and/or previously qualified. Also available to new entrants to the industry with limited experience / qualifications. Technicians must register as either an existing worker trainee or a new entrant trainee.

Incentives include:

• Up to $28,000 available to cover 50 per cent of a technician’s wages for 12 months, plus
• Up to $5,000 in cash incentives for training existing workers and new entrant technicians, plus
• Up to $4,000 to train technicians over 21 years old, plus
• Payroll tax subsidies and rebates, plus
• State Government Funding for subsidised training fees, plus
• Other State Government incentives such as travel allowances, car registration rebates, etc.

Qualifications available include:

ICT30519 – Certificate III in Telecommunications Technology

– ACMA Cabling Registration
– ACMA Cabling Endorsements (Structured, Optical Fibre, Coaxial Cabling)
– CCTV & Alarm Installations
– Design & Construct an IP Network
– Fault Finding on a Wireless Network.

ICT41219 – Certificate IV in Telecommunications Engineering Technology

– Build & Maintain a Wireless Network
– Build & Maintain an IP System
– Repair & Fault Find a Network
– Address customer and business requirements.

Conditions of the incentives programme:

– Must be employed full-time OR part-time
– Be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident
– Be employed or become employed in a technical installation role
– Attend formal training at Comtech Training and complete all sections of the training to gain the full
Qualifications.

For more information contact Cameron Dooner at [email protected] or on 0452 221 651 or visit http://www.comtech.edu.au for more information.

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