Smart and Skilled Program

Australian Pacific College now offers a selection of government-subsidised training under the Smart and Skilled Program in NSW

Smart and Skilled Program NSW

Australian Pacific College is pleased to offer a selection of government-subsidised training under the Smart and Skilled Program in NSW. There is a broad selection of courses available in a variety of regions. 

Start your new career today! Gain a new skill or qualification in high-demand industries!

What is Smart and Skilled? 

Smart and Skilled is a NSW Government program that helps people get qualifications in in-demand skills and industries. It’s a key part of the NSW vocational education and training system.  Smart and Skilled Program gives eligible students the following: 

  • 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. 

Eligibility Criteria

To apply for any of the funded places you must:

You may be eligible for one of our FEE-FREE courses if you enrol and start your studies before 31 December 2023. Training in priority qualifications is fee-free and fully funded by the NSW and Commonwealth governments.


Localities in NSW where APC is contracted to deliver the Smart and Skilled Program

Courses offered by APC under the Smart and Skilled Program: 

Click on the Course you are interested in to find out all the relevant information and apply today via the link below!

*Please note not all courses are offered in all regions. Different levels of funding are applied to different qualification levels. All the above qualifications are recognised as FEE-FREE under the Smart and Skilled program for students enrolling from 1 December 2022, and commencing study between 1 January 2023 and 31 December 2023. Enquire today to check if you are eligible.

Please see the table image to identify which course is offered in each region.

How to Apply

  1. Decide which course you would like to study
  2. Submit your enquiry on the course page or
  3. Book an appointment with our Consultant below!

If you would like more information about any of the APC courses please book a meeting with our Consultant to discuss your study options. 

If you are ready to apply, please click the below link to start your application.

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