Minimum wage rates
You can find the minimum wage rate and offset rates in the table below.
|Minimum wage (per hour)
|Trainee rate year 1 (per hour)
|Trainee rate year 2 (per hour)
|Maximum weekly offset against minimum wage for accommodation
|Maximum weekly offset against minimum wage for accommodation and food
|Maximum weekly offset trainee rate for accommodation
|Maximum weekly offset trainee rate for accommodation and food
Approved training has to be agreed in writing by both the employer and employee before the employee starts their new job.
The training has to have structure and objectives that relate to the employee's performance and training outcomes must be assessed and documented.
You can find more information on
Reviewing the minimum wage