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Skilling for Recovery*

NSW Smart & Skilled

*This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Individual Support Ageing

Updated: 15th April 2021

This information is subject to change as per Training Services NSW and NSW Smart and Skilled guidelines and will be updated as new information becomes available.

In response to the Commonwealth Government’s JobTrainer Fund, NSW launched Skilling for Recovery which is part of a matched funding commitment of almost $320 million between the NSW and Australian governments. Skilling for Recovery is a key component of the State’s COVID-19 Recovery Plan.

What does Skilling for Recovery fund?

Skilling for Recovery includes an additional 100,000 fee-free full and part qualification training places to reskill, retrain and redeploy the workforce to industries where there are skill shortages and emerging employment opportunities.

What full qualifications are available under Skilling for Recovery?

KARBEN Training Solutions are able to offer all of our qualifications under the Skilling for Recovery initiative. This includes:

CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

BSB30115 Certificate III in Business

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

CHC40113 Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

CHC50213 Diploma of School Age Education and Care

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community)

For a full list of qualifications available under Skilling for Recovery arrangements, view the NSW Skills List.

Who is eligible to study a full qualification under a Skilling for Recovery Waiver?

Skilling for Recovery has four key priority areas that each have their own eligibility requirements. The four key priority areas are:

  • A young person aged 17 to 24 at commencement of training, regardless of employment status, including Year 12 School leavers
  • A person who is a recipient of a Commonwealth Government welfare benefit (and their dependants) as specified in the Smart and Skilled Fee Administration Policy 
  • An unemployed person 
  • An employed person who is ‘expected to become unemployed’ as defined by the Department. 

    As Skilling for Recovery is an initiative the NSW Smart and Skilled, normal Smart and Skilled eligibility also applies. To be eligible for Smart and Skilled, you must 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.

    How can I find out if I’m eligible for Skilling for Recovery?

    Contact our team on 02 4353 7188 to complete an over-the-phone quote or complete the below NSW Smart and Skilled Eligibility Form to receive a quote within 1 – 3 business days.

    Please note: any quote provided by KARBEN Training Solutions is based solely on the information provided by the prospective student and is subject to proof of eligibility as per the NSW Smart and Skilled Fee Administration Policy prior to progressing to enrolment.

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