Smart and Skilled is a reform of the NSW Vocational Education and Training (VET) system. It's helping people in NSW get the skills they need to find a job and advance their careers. From 1 January 2015, Smart and Skilled provides eligible students with:
Go to the Smart & Skilled website to check your eligibility and fees.
SkillsLink Training has a comprehensive Smart and Skilled Enrolment Policy and Procedure. The following documents should be downloaded to assist with you with understanding all about the Smart & Skilled enrolment conditions:
Go to Student Information to find out more about the support available to assist you with your studies. This includes:
If, for any reason, you wish to defer your involvement in training and assessment, please discuss this with your trainer as the first step. Your trainer may refer you to another appropriate staff member to discuss any support requirements, or to the Customer Protection Officer if you have a complaint or grievance. In all instances we will endeavour to implement processes that will support you to continue with your training. If you decide to defer you can only do so for a maximum of 12 months. After this time you will not be entitled to continue with your course.
If you decide to withdraw from a course, we ask that you discuss the reasons for doing so with your trainer and assessor or staff member. They may refer you to another appropriate staff member to discuss any support requirements or to the Customer Protection Officer if you have a complaint or grievance. If you still decide to withdraw then the following applies:
SkillsLink Training has a Customer Protection Policy in place as contractually required under Smart and Skilled. This is included in the Complaints Policy which outlines the following procedures: