Smart and Skilled

Smart and Skilled is a reform of the NSW vocational education and training system. It's helping people get the skills they need to find a job and advance their careers.

From 1 January 2015, Smart and Skilled provides 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 website

Go to the Smart and Skilled website

Students can go to the Smart and Skilled website for up-to-date information. While there they can use the Course Finder to check their eligibility, find the right Smart and Skilled course and approved training provider, and estimate their student fee.

The website has information for students on:

  • Smart and Skilled fee arrangements
  • how to enrol
  • support for disadvantaged students
  • apprenticeships and traineeships
  • consumer protection
  • recognising skills

Employers and training providers can also go to the Smart and Skilled website for the latest news and information about fee arrangements, apprenticeships and traineeships, consumer protection and much more.


Additional information

The following Smart and Skilled information is also available here on the State Training Services website for training providers and other stakeholders:

NSW Quality Framework

Fact sheets

Posters


Contacts

If you have questions about Smart and Skilled, please email smartandskilled@det.nsw.edu.au.

Page last updated: 19 December 2014