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Rapid Response Skills Initiative

The Tasmanian Government provides financial support for training to people who have lost their jobs because they have been made redundant, the place they worked has closed or had to let staff go.

Information for retrenched workers

You could be eligible for up to $3000 to help you get back to work as soon as possible (see RRSI Guidelines).

Rapid Response (RRSI) funding can be used:

  • to pay for training and assistance to improve job prospects
  • for career/employment advice to explore possibilities and opportunities.

How to apply

If you need help completing the application form please call 1800 655 846.

Information for career / employment advisors

Career / employment advisors interested in being listed on the Rapid Response Skills Initiative Register of Career / Employment Advisors referred to above need to complete an application form and return it to Skills Tasmania:

Note: listing on the register does not constitute an offer of funding, nor guarantee referral.


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