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Am I eligible for government subsidised training?

A training provider will confirm your eligibility when you enrol

But you can do a first check using our Eligibility Calculator.

The South Australian Government subsidises vocational education and training (VET) courses so you can get the skills employers want. Your eligibility for government subsidised training is based on your employment status and any training you’ve already completed at first enrolment.

Check if you're eligible

We can help you figure out if you're likely to be eligible for subsidised training. A training provider will confirm your eligibility when you enrol.

Check if you're eligible

To understand if you are eligible for subsidised training, please contact the Skills SA Infoline on 1800 673 097.

Eligibility criteria

You may be eligible for subsidised training if you live or work in South Australia, and you are:

  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen
  • a permanent Australian resident, or
  • an eligible visa holder (See eligible visas below)

and are:

  • 16 years or over and not enrolled at school, OR
  • Enrolled in Year 10, 11 or 12 and employed in a Training Contract that combines VET and SACE or school-based curriculum, OR
  • Enrolled in Year 11, 12 or 13 and you are 16 or turning 16 years of age in the current year of enrolment, AND undertaking SACE or its equivalent

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