Trainee allowance makes up for the special demands of trainee life.
You may get trainee allowance if:
You may get trainee allowance if you are doing:
You can’t get trainee allowance if you are doing a Certificate of Technology course, but not doing initial category, trade, or employment training.
You can’t get trainee allowance if you are participating in the:
If you don't get trainee allowance, you may get service allowance.
More information about this allowance can be found in Chapter 4 Part 2 Part B Division 1.
More information about the rates can be found in Chapter 3 Part 1 Schedule B.13.
As the name suggests, this Member's Guide is designed as a guide to help you understand how your pay and conditions work. It is not a legal document. Therefore, if there is any conflict between the Member's Guide and Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of Service (and the Determinations made by the Defence Force Remuneration Tribunal), as compiled in PACMAN, PACMAN is the authority.
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