Trainee Allowances


A training allowance will be paid to participants who have a personal entitlement to a Department of Social Protection(DSP) payment as per F103. (An F103 is a Form that is used to transfer a payment from DSP to the GRETB)

Category Age Allowance
Job seekers allowance U26 €160 pw * ?
26+ Rate as per DSP(Form F103)
Job Seekers Benefit 18+ Rate as per DSP (Form F103)
Supplementary Welfare allowance(SWA) U26 €160 pw * ?
26+ Rate as per DSP (Form F103)
One Parent Family Payment N/A Travel & Meal Allowance only
Deserted Wife Benefit N/A Travel & Meal Allowance only
Widows / Widowers Pension 18+ Travel & Meal Allowance only
Illness Benefit & Invalidity Pension N/A Travel & Meal Allowance only
Disability Allowance or Blind Pension 18+ Rate as per DSP (Form DA103)
Farm assist N/A Travel & Meal Allowance only
Fish assist N/A Travel & Meal Allowance only
Dependant on Partner's Claim 18+ Travel & Meal Allowance only
Occupational Injuries Benefit N/A Rate as per DSP (Form F103)
Credits only 18+ Travel & Meal Allowance only
Disability Allowance or Blind Pension 18+ Rate as per DSP (Form F103)
Disability Allowance * 16 €76.65 pw - Full-time
17 €17 95.75 pw - Full-time
Young Person with no SW entitlement 16-17 €40 pw - Full-time

Notes

* If a participant's personal Social Welfare entitlement exceeds this amount, a training allowance equivalent to their personal entitlement will be paid on receipt of certified evidence to this effect. Evidence of Social Welfare entitlement must be in the form of a duly completed 'Participants Allowance Entitlement' form (F103/DA103).

? These payments are subject to means testing and accordingly any means identified on the participant's F103 should be deducted from the payment of 160 pw.

A training allowance is not to be paid to participants commencing training who are pending status with DSP until their status is resolved.

NB Full-time rates are based on 31.25hr/pw; Part-time rates are calculated on a pro rata basis. i.e. Full-time Allowance / 31.25 x number of hours training per week

Effective 13 March 2014, it is agreed that a training allowance of 160 to participants who turn 18 while in training for the remaining duration of their participation on the programme.

NB Full-time rates are based on 31.25hr/pw; Part-time rates are calculated on a pro rata basis. i.e. Full-time Allowance / 31.25 x number of hours training per week

Address

Ionad Oiliúna Bhord Oideachais & Oiliúna na Gaillimhe & Ros Comáin
Páirc Gnó Mervue
Mervue
Gaillimh

Contact Details

Telephone:
091 706 200
Email: info@gretbtainingcentre.ie
Website: www.gretbtrainingcentre.ie

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