Some students need extra support to access training and to be ready to take full advantage of training offered under Smart and Skilled.
From 1 January 2015, eligible students will be able to access support and foundation training from approved Adult and Community Education (ACE) providers. SkillsLink Training is an ACE provider.
Approved ACE providers receive community-service-obligation funding to provide training for disadvantaged students and regional and remote communities who need assistance to access Smart and Skilled entitlement training.
If you answered YES to one or more of the above, you could qualify for subsidised training at an approved ACE provider.
To be eligible for government subsidised training under Smart and Skilled, you must be:
If you are intending to enrol in a part qualification, you are entitled to enrol in a subsidised Smart and Skilled ACE program with only a resource fee to be paid.
Approved ACE providers will provide additional support to learners who experience barriers to accessing Smart and Skilled entitlements. This may include:
Contact SkillsLink Training on 02 6583 7288 if you believe this program will support you in providing a pathway to full qualifications.