Your 13-week activity period is a pre-NEIS period that runs before you commence the NEIS program. During this time, you attend three weeks of full-time training (run Monday to Friday, 9am to 3pm), followed by a period in which you will:
• complete your business plan;
• apply for all relevant registration and licences; and
• submit your NEIS application.
Please note: This 13-week activity period cannot be extended, so you need to be fully committed.
Note for those receiving welfare payments:
You will continue to receive your current payment during this 13-week period and will have to report to Centrelink, jobactive provider or Disability Employment Services Provider. The 13 weeks of pre-NEIS training is an Approved Full-Time Activity, meaning you are not required to also look for work.
If your appointment with Centrelink, your jobactive provider or Disability Employment Services Provider clashes with the pre-NEIS training, please inform the NEIS manager.