Skilled Capital (ACT)


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?

Do you live or work in ACT?

Are you 15 or older?

Have you left school?

Are you currently completing another Skilled Capital qualification?

Course interested in?

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

We have 37 courses approved for Skilled Capital government funding from our course providers.

View all approved courses

BSB30415 Certificate III in Business Administration

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...

4 providers
Learn More

PSP20112 Certificate II in Government

A Certificate II in Government PSP20112 is an entry level qualification, perfect for students seeking foundational skills for the Australian public service. Students learn the principles of public sector legislation, compliance and standard organisational procedures. They graduate work-ready. Thi...

0 providers
Learn More

PSP30112 Certificate III in Government

A Certificate III in Government PSP30112 is perfect for students seeking a career in the Australian public service. The qualification begins with the values and principles underpinning the public sector as well how to identify and comply with legislation. Student then choose from a range of elect...

0 providers
Learn More

CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability

A Certificate IV in Disability CHC43115 is perfect for students seeking a career supporting and empowering clients with disabilities. This is a practical qualification and students graduate work-ready and able to provide individualised support, helping disabled clients become more active and incl...

1 provider
Learn More

CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

A Certificate IV in Leisure and Health CHC43415 is great for students needing the skills to design and implement leisure activities and health programs. And our course providers have structured the electives in this qualification so students gain specialised skills for working with elderly client...

1 provider
Learn More

CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

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...

3 providers
Learn More

ICT50118 Diploma of Information Technology

The Diploma of Information Technology (ICT50118) is perfect for IT Managers and Systems Support Analysts who need a broader range of ICT skills as well as an understanding of IT needs in the modern workplace. During the course you will be installing and upgrading operating systems and using a ran...

3 providers
Learn More

ICT50418 Diploma of Information Technology Networking

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 ...

2 providers
Learn More

ICT40518 Certificate IV in Programming

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...

1 provider
Learn More

ICT30118 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology

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...

1 provider
Learn More
View all approved courses

Page updated 2020