Increasing Workplace Attachment Allowance of the Youth Employment and Training Programme of the Labour Department
To further encourage young people to acquire practical work experience, unleash their potential and explore employment opportunities through workplace attachment training, the rate of workplace attachment training allowance of the Youth Employment and Training Programme (YETP) of the Labour Department (LD) will be raised on or after 1 July 2023.
Upon satisfactory completion of the workplace attachment training with an attendance rate of 80% or more, an allowance would be awarded to the trainees by the Programme Office. The amount of allowance is $5,800 for workplace attachment training commencing during the period from 1 January 2020 to 30 June 2023 and $7,300 with effect from 1 July 2023.
For details, please visit the YETP’s website or call the hotline 2112 9932.
|About the YETP
The YETP is free and welcomes young school leavers aged 15 to 24 with an educational attainment at a sub-degree level or below to enrol. The YETP offers services that include pre-employment training, workplace attachment training, on-the-job training and case management services provided by registered social workers. For details, please visit the YETP's website. The LD has also set up a Youth Employment Services hotline at 2112 9932 to provide a one-stop enquiry service regarding the programme, and register on-the-job training vacancies from employers.