GOVERNMENT FUNDING (NSW)

Living Planit is a NSW Smart and Skilled approved training provider.

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 career.

Smart and Skilled provides eligible students with government funding for higher-level courses (Certificate IV and above) in targeted priority areas.

Am I Eligible?

Are you:

  • 15 years old or over?
  • no longer at school?
  • living or working in NSW?
  • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen?

If you answered ‘Yes’ to all four questions, then you’re eligible to enrol in a government-subsidised course with an approved Smart and Skilled training provider.

Partial Subsidy
Fee-Free Traineeship
Job Trainer (Fee-Free)
Fee-Free Skillset

Students who meet the eligibility criteria can enrol in subsidised training in targeted priority areas at Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma level, depending on the availability of funding for these courses.

To be eligible, you need to be:

  • 15 years old or over
  • no longer at school
  • living or working in NSW
  • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen
Available Courses
BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice
9 Units
12 Months
Government Funded
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BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management 
12 Units
12 Months
Government Funded
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CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction
19 Units
19 Months
Government Funded
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CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
27 Units
27 Months
Government Funded
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There’s never been a better time to start a traineeship in NSW. Under the NSW Government Fee-Free Traineeship initiative, NSW trainees that commence their traineeship qualification on or after 1 January 2020 may be eligible for fee free training.

As a new-entrant trainee*, you are eligible to a government subsidy for your traineeship qualification, even if you already have a Certificate IV or higher qualification.

*For more information about new-entrant trainee, please visit here

To be eligible, you need to be:

  • 15 years old or over
  • no longer at school
  • living or working in NSW
  • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen
  • employees of any age with less than three months full-time service with the current employer or twelve months part-time service.

Employer Benefit

Did you know, you may be eligible for a range of financial incentives available from the Australian Government when you take on an eligible Australian New Entrant Trainee?

  • $4,000 per trainee in Standard Incentives;
  • BAC Wage Subsidy

NB. These incentives can change from time to time and eligibility criteria apply in order to receive them. For more information, please visit www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au/employer-incentives

Available Courses
BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice
9 Units
12 Months
Government Funded
Learn More
BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management 
12 Units
12 Months
Government Funded
Learn More
CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction
19 Units
19 Months
Government Funded
Learn More
CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
27 Units
27 Months
Government Funded
Learn More

NSW JobTrainer provides fully subsidised training to gain skills in Australia's growing industries.

Who is eligible?

JobTrainer eligibility has been extended to give broader access to fully subsidised training, for people who want to learn new skills anywhere in NSW.

Under NSW JobTrainer, you may be able to study a fee-free* course if you are:
  • aged 16-24
  • leaving school
  • a job seeker (you are a job seeker if you are out-of-work and/or receive income support payments or are expected to become unemployed)
  • a NSW Veteran or their recognised partner or spouse
  • wanting to study, upskill or reskill in courses in aged care, disability care, childcare, digital skills or training and assessment (regardless of age, employment status or current employment sector).
Eligible participants will also need to be:
  • living or working in NSW
  • an Australian citizen, permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen.
Available Courses
BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice
9 Units
12 Months
Government Funded
Learn More
BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management 
12 Units
12 Months
Government Funded
Learn More
CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction
19 Units
19 Months
Government Funded
Learn More
CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
27 Units
27 Months
Government Funded
Learn More

As an approved NSW Smart and Skilled Training provider, Living Planit provides fully subsidised Skillset Program (Targeted Priorities Prevocational and Part Qualification Programs) to help employers to improve the capability of employees and those moving into work to maintain relevance as jobs augment through technology.

This program is administered by Training services NSW (TSNSW). The Department has responded to emerging industries and identified industries’ needs through specific sub-programs that support priority industries and groups*.

To learn more about Fee-Free Skillset Program, please contact Living Planit.

Phone: 02 9233 3233
Email: enquiries@livingplanit.com.au
Mon. - Fri. 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Living Planit Pty Ltd
Registered Training Organisation (40552)