Subsidised Courses

Smart and Skilled funding helps people build skills to find a job or advance their careers.

A reform of the NSW Vocational Education and Training (VET) system, the Smart and Skilled program is providing eligible students with:

  • An entitlement to government-subsidised training up to and including Certificate III
  • Government funding for higher-level courses (Certificate IV and above) in targeted priority areas

Smart and Skilled
eligibility criteria

  • 15 years old or over, and
  • No longer at school, and
  • Living or working in NSW (or an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person living in specific NSW border areas), and

  • An Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen

  • Or are a NSW apprentice or trainee
  • Contact our office to discuss your eligibility.