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TSL Priority List

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This instrument provides for occupations or qualifications for which skilled persons are a priority. Furthermore, the instrument provides for matters of a transitional nature in relation to the addition, removal or modification of specified occupations or qualifications.
Administered by: Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business
Registered 18 Jul 2014
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate26-Aug-2014
Tabled HR26-Aug-2014
Table of contents.

Trade Support Loans Priority List 2014

 

I, IAN MACFARLANE, Minister for Industry, make this List under subsection 105(1) of the Trade Support Loans Act 2014.   

Dated 17 June 2014

IAN MACFARLANE

Minister for Industry


Contents

1 Name of List                                                                                                                    2

2 Commencement                                                                                                               3

3 Authority                                                                                                                         3

4 Definitions                                                                                                                       3

5 List of occupations for which skilled persons are a priority (the Act, ss 105(1)(a))                3

6 List of qualifications leading to occupations for which skilled persons are a priority (the Act, ss 105(1)(b))           3

7 Provision for matters of an application or transitional nature (the Act, ss 105(4))                 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


1              Name of List

                This List is the TSL Priority List.

2              Commencement

                This List commences on the day after registration.

3              Authority

                This List is made under section 105 of the Trade Support Loans Act 2014.

4              Definitions

                In this List, unless the contrary intention appears:

Act means the Trade Support Loans Act 2014.

commencement date means the date confirmed by the relevant State Training Authority, as the date that the training contract for the apprenticeship is taken to have commenced. Commenced has a corresponding meaning.

recommencement date means the date confirmed by the relevant State Training Authority, as the date the apprentice has commenced in an apprenticeship with the same or another employer, to continue working towards an incomplete apprenticeship.

 

5              List of occupations for which skilled persons are a priority (the Act, ss 105(1)(a))

                For the purposes of paragraph 105(1)(a) of the Act, the list of occupations for which skilled persons are a priority is specified in the list known as the National Skills Needs List available from www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au.

6              List of qualifications leading to occupations for which skilled persons are a priority (the Act, ss 105(1)(b))

                For the purposes of paragraph 105(1)(b) of the Act, the list of qualifications leading to occupations for which skilled persons are a priority is specified in the list known as the TSL Qualifications List published on the website of the Department of Industry (www.industry.gov.au).

7              Provision for matters of an application or transitional nature (the Act, ss 105(4))

(1)   For the purposes of subsection 105(4) of the Act, where a qualification has been added to the List after the commencement date or recommencement date of a person’s apprenticeship, a person can make an application for trade support loan.  

(2)   For the purposes of subsection 105(4) of the Act, where a qualification is removed from the List, but a person undertaking that qualification had lodged an application for trade support loan that was not determined before the removal of the qualification, the person will be taken to satisfy paragraph 8(2)(a)(ii) of the Act.

(3)   Where a qualification is removed from the List and the Secretary has:

(i)   made determination granting a person’s application for trade support loan that is in effect; or

(ii)   previously made a determination granting the person’s application for trade support loan

       the person can continue to make subsequent applications for trade support loan for subsequent instalment periods for that qualification for the remainder of their apprenticeship (including any recommencement), and the person will be taken to have satisfied subparagraph 8(2)(a)(ii) of the Act

(4)   Where a qualification is removed from the List, a person who commenced this qualification after the removal date will be taken not to satisfy paragraph 8(2)(a)(ii) of the Act if they make an application for trade support loan in respect of the qualification after the removal date.