Smart and Skilled

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What is Smart & Skilled?

Smart and Skilled is a reform of the NSW Vocational Education and Training system.

It is designed to help 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)

Find out more about Smart & Skilled

If you want to know more about Smart and Skilled you can visit the Smart and Skilled website

The website has further information for students (see the links below)

Find a Course
How much will your course cost?
Check your eligibility
Smart & Skilled Fee Free Scholarships
How to enrol
Support for disadvantaged students
Pre-Apprenticeships and traineeships
Consumer protection
Recognising skills


Students with any questions regarding their Smart and Skilled Fee-Free Scholarship eligibility, should contact:  State Training Services Customer Support Centre on 1300 772 104 or email