Smart and Skilled - Prices, fees and subsidies

New fee arrangements for government-subsidised vocational education and training (VET) in NSW took effect with the implementation of Smart and Skilled on 1 January 2015.


Smart and Skilled student fees

Students can visit the Course Finder on the Smart and Skilled website to check their eligibility, find the right Smart and Skilled course and approved training provider, and estimate their student fee.


2016 Prices, fees and subsidies

The following documents provide detailed information on Smart and Skilled qualification prices, student fees, subsidies and loadings for 2016:


2015 Prices, fees and subsidies

The following documents provide detailed information on Smart and Skilled qualification prices, student fees, subsidies and loadings for 2015:

Approved Smart and Skilled training providers are also advised to review the Training provider guide to 2015 prices, fees and subsidies [pdf].


IPART Review

The Smart and Skilled fee arrangements are based on advice from the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) and consultation with industry and the community. For information about the IPART Review, you can read the IPART Review - Pricing VET under Smart and Skilled and the Government response to the IPART Review [pdf].


Page last updated: 12 July 2016