Jobs and Skills (WA)


Eligibility Check

Complete this form to find out if you're eligible for funding:

Are you an Australian citizen or permanent resident or spouse of the primary holder of a visa subclass 457?

Do you live in Western Australia?

Have you left school?

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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

We have 7 courses approved for Jobs and Skills government funding from our course providers.

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CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health

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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CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling

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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CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work

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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CHC53215 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs

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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CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health

The Certificate IV in Mental Health (CHC43315) is for students wanting to work or volunteer providing support to people affected by mental illness or have a psychiatric disability. Students complete 15 units which focus heavily on foundation interpersonal skills such as building relationships, w...

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CHC43015 Certificate IV In Ageing Support

The Certificate IV In Ageing Support (CHC43015) is for students looking for employment in aged care or other community service roles that support the elderly. Students complete a total of 18 units and gain practical, on-the-job skills including: providing support to people with dementia, empoweri...

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CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

The Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) will assist personal and respite care workers provide better support to older people and those living with dementia. The Australian Bureau of Statistics forecasts predict that within just a few decades, at least 20% of the Australian population w...

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