Rapid Response Skills Initiative
The Rapid Response Skills Initiative (RRSI) provides up to $3000 towards the cost of training for eligible people who have lost casual, full-time or part-time work in the last 12 months due to retrenchment, downsizing or business closure. This includes self-employed people (sole-traders or partners in a partnership) who have closed their business.
RRSI funding can be accessed by an eligible applicant or their spouse up to a total of $3000:
- to pay for training, including licences, to improve job prospects, and/or for careers advice to explore possibilities and help choose the best employment and training options.
To find out more, please visit Jobs Tasmania.
EligibilityYou can apply for Rapid Response Skills Training Support funding if you have recently lost work due to retrenchment, downsizing or business closure.
To applyIf you are eligible and would like to apply for a TasTAFE course, please contact us on 1300 655 307 before you complete the Rapid Response Skill Initiative funding online form.
Contact and assistanceFor advice on eligibility criteria – contact Jobs Tasmania on 1800 655 846 or email email@example.com.