The A2E Scheme will provide employment aid to enterprises in Malta and Gozo to promote the recruitment of the more challenged amongst job seekers, unemployed and inactive. The Aid Programme will be:

  • Enhancing opportunities to access the labour market and providing work experience to those furthest away from gainful occupation;
  • Bridging the gap between labour market supply and demand;
  • Increasing social cohesion.

What you'll get

The employer will be paid a subsidy of €104 per week per participant for 40 hours, for 52 weeks, or for 104 weeks, or a subsidy of €156.50 per week for 40 hours for as many as 156 weeks in case of registered disabled person.

More information can be found in the A2E Scheme Guidance Notes on the Jobsplus Website here.


Employers include partnerships, companies, family businesses, associations, individual self-employed or other body of persons, as well as NGOs and Social Partners (whether these carry out an economic activity or otherwise) are eligible for the A2E Scheme, when recruiting a disadvantage person which fall under the participant eligibility criteria.

How to apply

Fill in the online form, print it, and sign it.

. The Employer needs to submit a written application prior to the engagement of the participant or within one month from the date of the acknowledgment of receipt date, for the application to be considered valid.