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 €85 per week per participant for 40 hours, for 24 weeks, for 52 weeks, or for 104 weeks, or a subsidy of €125 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.


All Undertakings having an economic activity 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.

Applications must be signed and dated by both the Applicant Undertaking and the Participants, and sent by registered post or delivered by hand to Jobsplus:

EU Funded Schemes Division
Access to Employment Scheme Unit
Ħal Far BBG 3000

This form cannot be submitted online due to the requirement of an original signature.