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Jobs of Tomorrow Scholarships

Jobs of Tomorrow Scholarships

29 Jan 2016

The NSW Government is offering Jobs of Tomorrow Scholarships to students undertaking selected government-subsidised qualifications on the NSW Skills List in areas related to science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM).

2015 Central & Northern Sydney Bert Evans Scholarships recipients

2015 Central & Northern Sydney Bert Evans Scholarships recipients

08 Jan 2016

Three Central & Northern Sydney apprentices were awarded their Bert Evans Scholarships on the 9th of December 2015, by Bert Evans himself at the NSW Department of Industry, Chatswood office.

Applications for the 2016 NSW Training Awards are now open!

Applications for the 2016 NSW Training Awards are now open!

08 Dec 2015

Do you know an individual or organisation who deserves to be recognised for their high achievement in vocational education and training?

Students affected by Vocation voluntary administration

Students affected by Vocation voluntary administration

27 Nov 2015

Three providers with contracts to deliver Smart and Skilled training in NSW are now in voluntary administration: Avana Learning Pty Ltd, Training and Development Australia, and Real Institute Pty Ltd, following Vocation Limited being placed in voluntary administration on 25 November 2015.

Fee-free training for BlueScope's Port Kembla workers

Fee-free training for BlueScope's Port Kembla workers

24 Nov 2015

BlueScope Steel staff facing redundancy from the Port Kembla steelworks will be eligible for fee-free training under Smart and Skilled.

Additional training places in courses to support NDIS rollout in 2016

Additional training places in courses to support NDIS rollout in 2016

29 Sep 2015

The NSW government is investing $10 million for students to learn new skills that will support the delivery of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Students with a disability fee-exempt for all courses from 2016

Students with a disability fee-exempt for all courses from 2016

29 Sep 2015

From 2016, eligible students with a disability and eligible students who are the dependants of Disability Support Pension recipients will be exempt from fees for any Smart and Skilled qualification they undertake, regardless of the number of qualifications in which they enrol or the level of the qualification.

Changes to eligibility for the Smart and Skilled Entitlement in 2016

Changes to eligibility for the Smart and Skilled Entitlement in 2016

16 Sep 2015

From 2016, students with a Certificate IV or higher qualification will be able to access subsidised Smart and Skilled training up to Certificate III level.