NSW Smart and Skilled - Skilling for Recovery
What is Skilling for Recovery?
Smart and Skilled is a NSW Government program that helps people get qualifications in in-demand skills and industries. It’s a key part of the NSW Vocational Education and Training (VET) system. Skilling for Recovery provides fee free training to help job seekers retrain or up-skill as well as support school leavers to enter the workforce for the first time.
For more information regarding all areas of the Smart and Skilled programs including eligibility, approved courses, fees, and providers, please see the Smart and Skilled website: https://education.nsw.gov.au/skills-nsw
Am I eligible for Skilling for Recovery Fee-Free training?
To be eligible for fee-free qualification training under Skilling for Recovery you need to:
- live or work in NSW
- be aged 15 years or older
- have left school
- be an Australian citizen, permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen.
You must also meet one of the following criteria.
- At risk of unemployment (as specified by the Department)
- 17 – 24 years of age (regardless of employment status).
What courses do you offer under this program?
In partnership with the NSW Government’s Skilling for Recovery initiative, Alpine Education currently offers the following Fee-Free courses for eligible students: