Smart and Skilled

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

What is Smart and Skilled?

Smart and Skilled is a reform of the NSW Vocational Education and Training (VET) system. The training is subsidised by the NSW Government. The purpose of the reform is to help people in NSW gain the skills they need to find a job and advance their careers.

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) in targeted priority areas.

ET Australia Training College is pleased to offer the following qualifications under the NSW Smart and Skilled initiative:


Eligibility Criteria

To enrol in a Smart and Skilled training program, students must meet certain eligibility criteria.

You may be eligible if you are:

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

To check your eligibility, use the Eligibility Tracker or contact ET Australia at (02) 4323 1233 or email

Student Information

The Smart and Skilled Pre-enrolment information is available in the downloadable file above. Students and trainees should read the information enclosed in this document to gain an understanding of the Smart and Skilled reform and the services we offer.

Undertaking training can help rebuild someone’s life and get them back into the workforce.

Please click the link to the Smart and Skilled website to find out more, or contact us at 02 4323 1233 to talk to one of our friendly staff.