NSW Vocational Education and Training (VET) system

Smart and Skilled is a reform of the NSW Vocational Education and Training (VET) system. It's helping people in NSW get the skills they need to find a job and advance their careers.

Smart and Skilled provides eligible students with:

  • an entitlement to government-subsidised training up to and including Certificate III
  • government funding for higher-level courses (Certificate IV and above) in targeted priority areas.

If you're a prospective student, this website tells you everything you need to know about Smart and Skilled before you enrol with your preferred training provider.

With Smart and Skilled, you have more choice when selecting courses and training providers. To determine if you're eligible, go to the Are you eligible? page. You can then visit the Course Finderto find the right course and training provider, and get an estimate of your course fee.

The site also includes information for employers and training providers.