Smart and Skilled is a New South Wales (NSW) government program that provides eligible students with access to subsidised vocational education and training (VET) courses. The program aims to help individuals develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in the workforce, improve their job prospects, and contribute to the growth of the NSW economy. Smart and Skilled funding is available to students who meet certain eligibility criteria, and covers a range of courses in areas such as hospitality, construction, healthcare, business, and more.
Smart and Skilled funding is available to eligible individuals in New South Wales who are looking to upskill, reskill or gain new qualifications to improve their employment opportunities. To be eligible for Smart and Skilled funding, individuals must meet the following criteria:
Please note that additional eligibility criteria may apply depending on the specific course or qualification being undertaken.