What is Skilling South Australia?
Skilling SA is a government funding scheme run by the South Australian Government.
It helps pay part of the cost of vocational education and training courses, and student fees for apprenticeships and traineeships.
If you’re eligible for Skilling SA funding, the state government will pay your training provider directly when you enrol.
Courses in South Australia
Skilling South Australia Courses in South Australia
What courses does Skilling South Australia subsidise?
Skilling South Australia provides low-cost short courses (skill sets), apprenticeships and other vocational qualifications (like Certificate III and IVs) to give you the practical skills needed in Adelaide and SA’s fastest-growing industries.
The wide range of areas covered includes:
• Cyber security
• Human resources
• Work health and safety
• Community services
Both TAFE institutes and approved Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) can provide Skilling South Australia funded courses.
Find the full list of Skilling South Australia courses at the www.skills.sa.gov.au website.
Am I eligible for Skilling South Australia?
To be eligible for Skilling South Australia funding, you must:
• Be an Australian citizen, an Australian Permanent Resident, a New Zealand citizen, or an eligible Visa holder
• Live or work in South Australia
If you’re 16 or older, you must be doing your training through the Training Guarantee for SACE Students (TGSS).
If you’re under 16, you must be doing your training through a training contract.
Make an enquiry on a course to find out if you qualify to enrol with Skilling South Australia. The training provider will confirm your eligibility when they speak with you, and see if they have any open training places.
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What is the purpose of the Skilling SA program?
The purpose of the Skilling SA program is to give South Australians better training and career opportunities through providing affordable training in high-demand industries. It also helps employers and industry fill skills gaps, improving the state’s economy.
What is the difference between Skilling SA and JobTrainer?
Skilling SA is a state-run funding scheme, whereas JobTrainer is a partnership between the state and national governments. The two funding schemes both support people to develop in-demand skills in growing industries, but JobTrainer focuses more specifically on young people, job seekers, and on specific areas with skills needs. Skilling SA is broader and includes more people and skills areas.
What are the benefits of Skilling SA?
If you enrol in a course through Skilling SA, you can get help with paying the cost of your course or apprenticeship training. This means you can graduate with a skillset employers want, without being in lots of debt for your course.