Government Subsidised Training

Smart and Skilled (SS)

‘This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.’

What is the Smart and Skilled Program?

Smart and Skilled launched in 2015, and is NSW’s new government subsidised vocational education and training system.
The Smart and Skilled program provides all learners (Eligibility criteria applies) the opportunity to undertake government-subsidised training in areas of focus to the NSW Economy.  Fundamentally students will be able to undertake training with Impact Training Institute in order to develop their skills, knowledge and competence to help you find a job, advance your career or assist business in improving workforce capacity through tailored training solutions.
From 1 January 2015, under Impact Training Institutes Smart and Skilled contract eligible students will have the opportunity to select courses within the following key programs:

  1. Entitlement Full Qualifications:
  2. Is an entitlement to government-subsidised training up to and including Certificate III courses.

  3. Entitlement Apprenticeship and Traineeships.
  4. Funding covers apprenticeships and most new-entrant traineeships, although it excludes VET courses in schools.

  5. Targeted Priorities Full Qualification:
  6. Government funding for courses above a certificate III level, Certificate IV and above) in targeted priority areas.

  7. Pre-Vocational and Pre-Apprenticeship:
  8. Funding in these programs will cover short courses based on a selection of units from qualifications approved under the Smart and Skilled contract.