Self-Employment Assistance

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Want to grow or start your own business?

Self-Employment Assistance by APM Employment Services helps people set up, develop and grow their own small business.

From 1 July 2022, Self-Employment Assistance replaces the NEIS program. As part of Workforce Australia, Self-Employment Assistance provides more support to more people, more businesses in even more places across Australia.

Self-Employment Assistance can help you:

  • Workshop a business idea
  • Create a business plan and develop your business skills
  • Provide you with accredited training in small business*
  • Connect you with business coaching from experienced and local experts in a range of industries
  • Self-Employment Assistance participant in their plant business

Existing small business owners can also use Self-Employment Assistance to develop their business plan, access accredited training, undertake a business health check and access business advice sessions.

Small business coaching participants will have access to collaborative and personalised support from our Self-Employment mentors for 12 months.

All with the goal of giving you the best possible start in business.

Self-Employment Assistance is free and tailored with a range of training and coaching options to suit you.

Success stories

See how George successfully started his own business Wash-Bloc.

Thousands of entrepreneurs and new business owners across Australia are supported by APM Employment Services every year.

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