At both state and federal level, the Government’s commitment to upskilling the Australian workforce has resulted in a comprehensive framework of funding schemes and incentive opportunities.
Upskilled’s scope of qualifications which attract various forms of Government Funding and Incentives has been given a healthy boost over the last few months with many more opportunities to have courses subsidised across the majority of States, whether through Traineeships, User Choice or the Skills for All initiative in South Australia.
Click on an Australian State or Territory for a summary of recent changes.
New South Wales
Additional Upskilled courses are now eligible for the Federal Government’s User Choice scheme in NSW. These include courses in Business & Administration, Business Sales & Customer Contact, Management, Human Resources and IT.
Contact one of our Education Managers
for a full list of qualifications now eligible for User Choice funding in NSW.
Upskilled’s Certificate III in Business
and Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology
, now attract User Choice funding. User Choice
is Federal Government initiative established in 1998, offering apprentices and trainees and their employers to gain government funding for vocational education and training.
for a full list of courses that attract funding in Queensland.
The South Australian Government has announced a new initiative, Skills for All
, to promote and fund vocational education and training in South Australia. Through Skills for All
, South Australians may find their qualifications fully or partially funded. A wide range of Upskilled qualifications in Business, Administration, Project Management, IT, and OH&S are covered under the scheme.
Furthermore, a large majority of Upskilled IT courses now attract Federal Government funding through an Apprenticeship/Traineeship
scheme for new and existing workers.
for a full list of qualifications now eligible for Skills for All
funding in SA.
Under the Federal Government’s User Choice
scheme, Tasmanians are now able to apply for funding for Upskilled qualifications in a range of disciplines including: Business & Administration, Management, Project Management, Business Sales & Customer Contact, and IT.
for a full list of qualifications now eligible for User Choice in Tasmania.
is a national initiative established in 1998. It offers apprentices and trainees and their employers to gain government funding for range of Upskilled qualifications in Business & Administration, Management, Human Resources, IT, and OH&S.
for courses now eligible for User Choice funding in WA.
Additional Upskilled qualifications in Business, Administration, Human Resources, Management, OH&S and Project Management are now able to attract Federal Government funding through an Apprenticeship/Traineeship
scheme for existing and new workers.
A large majority of Upskilled IT courses are now eligible for funding under the same scheme.
or a full list courses now eligible under the Apprenticeship/Traineeship scheme in Victoria.