Jobs and Skills (WA)

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About Jobs and Skills (WA)

Jobs and Skills WA is the funding program in Western Australia for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Students can enrol in subsidised training across a broad range of industries including equity courses and foundation skills.

Jobs and Skills WA allows eligible students in Western Australia to enrol in subsidised Certificate II through to Advanced Diploma qualifications. Subsidies of up to 99% of course costs are available across a broad range of industries including:-

  • More than 500 apprenticeships and traineeships
  • Foundation skills like developing language, literacy, numeracy and employability skills
  • Equity courses for special needs and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
  • Priority industry qualifications
  • General industry training
  • Existing worker traineeships

Priority Industry Qualifications

Priority industry qualifications give students the skills they need get jobs in high demand occupations across Western Australia. The list of Priority industry qualifications (PIQL) is updated each year based on the needs of the WA economy.

PIQL includes subsidies for eligible existing workers to undertake traineeships from Certificate IV to Advanced Diploma level courses that are aligned to state priority occupations.

Find Your Course Funding

Jobs and Skills WA only applies to students seeking funding for training in Western Australia. Find a complete list of approved online registered training organisations and courses in Western Australia here.

Approved Course List

There are 45 courses approved for Jobs and Skills government funding. These are the most popular courses.

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Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC30113)

The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is for students seeking roles in a range of early childhood education settings, working within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. Students gain a range of knowledge a...

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Diploma of Counselling (CHC51015)

The Diploma of Counselling is suitable for students seeking careers as counsellors working with clients on personal and psychological issues using established counselling modalities. Students graduate read to work in supported counselling roles in established agencies rather than in independent p...

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Diploma of Counselling (CHC51015)

The Diploma of Counselling is suitable for students seeking careers as counsellors working with clients on personal and psychological issues using established counselling modalities. Students graduate read to work in supported counselling roles in established agencies rather than in independent p...

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Diploma of Mental Health (CHC53315)

A Diploma of Mental Health CHC53315 is perfect for students seeking careers as community services workers supporting people with mental health issues. Students learn about working collaboratively, maintaining personal safety, helping people affected by drugs and alcohol, facilitating recovery, as...

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Certificate III in Business Administration (BSB30415)

The Certificate III in Business Administration is an entry level course perfect for students seeking careers in office and business environments or already working in roles like Office Assistant, Receptionist, Junior Personal Assistant or Payroll Officer. Students will gain immediate skills in ke...

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Diploma of Accounting (FNS50215)

The Diploma of Accounting is suitable for students seeking professional accounting job roles in financial services and other industries such as Financial Clerk or Assistant Accountant. Superseded by: FNS50217 Diploma of Acco...

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Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs (CHC53215)

A Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs CHC53215 is great for students seeking a career as drug and alcohol counsellors. This is a high-end qualification and students complete 22 units across workplace management and first aid, counselling, and providing add-on services like relapse prevention and p...

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Diploma of Youth Work (CHC50413)

A Diploma of Youth Work CHC50413 is perfect for students seeking a career supporting and mentoring young people. Students graduate with the skills and knowledge required to organise youth programs, activities, and events as well as assist youth in crisis or with mental health issues. The D...

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Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs (CHC43215)

The Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs (CHC43215) is an entry level qualification for students wanting to work or volunteer providing services and interventions to clients with alcohol or drug issues. During the course, students complete 17 units with a lot of focus on interpersonal skills...

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Certificate IV in Human Resources (BSB41015)

The Certificate IV in Human Resources is suitable for students seeking a role within the human resources sector requiring a sound theoretical knowledge base in human resources management as well as managerial skills. Students will learn how to recruit, select and induct staff as well as communica...

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