Jobs and Skills WA is the funding program in Western Australia for Vocational Education and Training (VET). The WA Government has identified Priority Industry Qualifications to provide its residents with the skills they need to get jobs in high demand occupations across Western Australia.

Under the Jobs and Skills WA Program, Competency Training can provide subsidised training to eligible students.

Eligibility for Skills and Jobs WA Funding Assistance

You are eligible for a subsidised training place if you have left school, hold a current electrical licence, your primary place of residence is in Western Australia and you are:

  • an Australian citizen#; or
  • a permanent visa holder or holder of visa subclass 309, 820 or 826; or
  • a dependent or spouse of the primary holder of a visa subclass 457

# New Zealand Citizens are not eligible unless they can show evidence of Australian permanent residency (the standard Special Category Visa is a temporary Visa only).

Concession Eligibility: You may be eligible for a concession rate on fees if you (and your dependents):

  • hold either a pensioner concession, repatriation health benefits or health care card; OR
  • receive AUSTUDY, ABSTUDY or Youth Allowance

Find out more

For more information about this, and our other funded training,
Phone: 1300 872 585