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New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS)

Do you have a great business idea? Would you like to become your own boss?

Turn your passion into a thriving business with NEIS at MTC. Through this government initiative, you can access small business training, mentoring, and income support – at no cost to you.

Who is it For?

To be eligible for NEIS, you need to:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Not be prohibited by law from working in Australia
  • Be available to participate in NEIS training and work full time in your proposed business
  • Not be an undischarged bankrupt
  • Not have received NEIS assistance in the past year
  • Be located in one of our NEIS locations in NSW

How it Works

We can help, get in touch with us to discuss or tell us about your business idea by submitting your interest online.

Our team will arrange to meet with you to discuss your NEIS application and how to complete the business feasibility form.

A NEIS mentor will review your business proposal and if approved, you will undertake a Certificate III in Micro Business Operations (which takes about eight weeks). Throughout the course you will develop a comprehensive business plan and learn new skills in planning and operating a micro enterprise.

Your completed business plan will be submitted to our panel for assessment to commence coaching with your mentor. Eligible job seekers receive NEIS allowance for 39 weeks and NEIS rental assistance for up to 26 weeks.

NEIS has been providing assistance to eligible job seekers interested in establishing a small business for 30 years. MTC delivers this program in a manner designed to provide the support you need when creating and running your own successful small business.

Your Next Step

If you’re keen to be a part of the NEIS program call MTC Australia on 1300 232 663  or fill out the online enquiry form.

You can take all the above information with you to Centrelink or to your provider via the left-hand link.

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