Skilled Capital (ACT)

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Eligibility Check

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

Are you an Australian citizen or permanent resident or humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen?

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Are you 15 or older?

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About Skilled Capital (ACT)

Skilled Capital is the funding program in the ACT to help students undertake Vocational Education and Training (VET). Skilled Capital gives students in the ACT access to high quality training to maximise employment opportunities.

Skilled Capital provides eligible students from the ACT with government subsidised training from Certificate II through to Diploma level qualifications.

Focusing on two key areas, Skilled Capital aims to provide training in areas of the highest skills need in the ACT; and at the same time deliver a productive and highly skilled workforce which contributes to the economic future of the ACT.

ACT Skills Needs List

The ACT Skills Needs List identifies the skills needed within the ACT. Skilled Capital Funding for training up to diploma level in a variety of industries and professions are contained on the list. A number of certificate II level qualifications that provide a pathway to further training or employment also attract funding.

The number of training places available under Skilled Capital is capped for each qualification. Qualification caps may be adjusted throughout the initiative based on enrolment uptake, changing skills needs and budgetary constraints.

Support for Students

Skilled Capital also includes provisions for significant training support especially assisting students to successfully complete their qualification.

Students may be eligible to receive support in Foundation Skills, such as language, reading, writing, communication and numeracy skills. Additionally Skilled Capital has provisions for disability support, learning support or other identified support specific to individual circumstances.

Number of Qualifications Funded Per Student

Students are only funded for one Skilled Capital qualification at a time and will not be funded for a qualification they have already completed within the last seven years.

Approved Course List

There are 44 courses approved for Skilled Capital government funding. These are the most popular courses.

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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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Certificate III in Community Services (CHC32015)

The Certificate III in Community Services (CHC32015) is excellent for students seeking careers as community services workers. Students begin with the foundation skills essential for maintaining personal safety while helping others. They learn how to manage personal stress, and communicate with cl...

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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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Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (ICT30118)

The Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (ICT30118) is an entry-level qualification and a great introduction to applying ICT networking skills into the business environment. Learn how to configure and administer a network operating system while installing and maintaining a...

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Certificate III in Interactive Gaming and Programming Specialisation (ICT30118)

Get started in gaming and coding - this Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology is great for anyone needing foundational skills in interactive gaming and programming. The course is hands-on and you’ll graduate with real-world skills in 2D and 3D animation, video, visual desig...

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Certificate IV in New Small Business (BSB42618)

Are you about to start your own business and need specific skills to create a business and financial plan then launch your startup to the market? The Certificate IV In New Small Business BSB42618 teaches you how to establish the legal and risk management requirements of your small business or sta...

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Certificate IV in Programming (ICT40518)

Learn to Code. The Certificate IV in Programming (ICT40518) is great for ICT and business professionals needing to expand their programming skills, or for anyone with an interest in digital, multimedia, or games programming. You’ll learn to work inside a range of programming languages and graduat...

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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 Information Technology Networking (ICT50418)

Launch your career in ICT Networking with this nationally recognised Diploma of Information Technology Networking (ICT50418). You’ll graduate with all the skills you need to design, install and test a server in a complex network environment — then manage the network while implementing a range of ...

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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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