Skilled Capital (ACT)
Skilled Capital (ACT) Government Funding
What is ACT Skilled Capital Government Funding?
Skilled Capital funding is a training initiative of the ACT government which provides a comprehensive range of services and subsidies for Canberrans. It aims to improve employment outcomes with high-quality training in areas of skills needs.
What does the Skilled Capital funding program provide?
The Skilled Capital program provides government subsidies for a range of qualifications, from Certificate II, to Certificate IV, Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas. Qualifications are delivered by approved RTOs and listed under the ACT Skills Needs List. The program also supports some Certificate II programs as pathways into higher-level qualifications.
If you participate in this program, not only will your course of study be subsidised, but you’ll be training in an area the Australian government has identified as having a high need for skills in Canberra and the ACT. This aims to maximise your employment opportunities.
Am I eligible for the ACT Skilled Capital funding?
You may be able to access Skilled Capital funding if the following eligibility criteria apply to you at the time of enrolment:
Extra requirements for Certificate II qualifications
To qualify for a subsidised Certificate II qualification under the Skilled Capital program, you must also meet these additional requirements.
And either one of the following:
What kinds of courses am I eligible for?
The qualifications available are shown on the qualifications and subsidies list.
Your previous education and training do not affect your eligibility for Certificate III qualifications and above. There are two restrictions to this:
Subsidised places are limited for each qualification, so your eligibility also depends on availability of places.
How much money do I contribute to the Skilled Capital (ACT) courses?
Each qualification has a set subsidy, no matter which approved Registered Training Organisation (RTO) you choose to study with. Course prices vary between RTOs.
Check the qualifications and subsidies list to see how much funding you can get.
How do I apply for Skilled Capital (ACT) funding?
The first step to apply for the Skilled Capital program is to check which qualifications are available, and to find a training provider approved to deliver the course.