Electrician's Licence Allowance - 1st Year Adult Apprentice - Started Before 1/1/14

Award Definition

Electrical, Electronic and Communications Contracting Award 2010 [MA000025]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description

Adult apprentices commencing their apprenticeship before 1 January 2014 will be paid the percentages of the minimum rate for the Electrical worker grade 5 classification as set out in the following table:


Year of apprenticeship


1st year


2nd year


3rd year


4th year


What to pay

$13.55 per week


This allowance is based on the employee holding a relevant qualification

Should you withhold tax?

Withhold tax from this allowance

Should super be paid on this allowance?

This allowance forms part of ordinary times earnings

Should payroll tax be paid on this allowance?

Include this allowance for payroll tax purposes

How is it treated on the payment summary?

Include this allowance as part of gross wages

How should it be reported for Single Touch Payroll?


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