19 occupations added to Australian Apprenticeships Priority List

2 January, 2024

120 occupations are now on the , including19 new occupations added on 1 January 2024 by the Australian Government,

The list also provides information about the potential for some businesses to claim wage support or subsidies for engaging eligible apprentices and/or trainees.

The 19 new occupations are:

  • Ambulance officer

  • Animal husbandry technician

  • Aquaculture or fisheries technician

  • Architectural draftsperson

  • Boat builder and repairer

  • Earth science technician

  • Fire protection plumber

  • Flight attendant

  • Furniture maker

  • Graphic pre-press trades worker

  • Irrigation designer

  • Irrigation technician

  • Light technician

  • Mine deputy

  • Nursing support worker

  • Out of school hours care worker

  • Pharmacy technician

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  • Sound technician

The updatedalso provides the most up-to-date information about which jobs and skills are most needed in the Australian workforce, including details of the qualifications required.

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