Smart and Skilled

government subsidised courses and training

Smart and Skilled

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.

In addition to our regular services DTC Training can now facilitate subsidised training provided by the NSW Government. We are an Approved Provider under the Smart and Skilled Targeted Priorities Prevocational & Part Qualifications Program.

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.

Are you eligible for Smart and Skilled subsidised training?

You may be eligible if you meet the criteria listed below:

Please contact us and we will be able to assist in determining your eligibility to receive Smart and Skilled subsidised training.

Skilling for Recovery

Skilling for Recovery is a FEE-FREE special subset of the Smart and Skilled program.

Courses which qualify for Skilling for Recovery FEE-FREE enrolment do not require an application to be made. Eligible students can enrol immediately FEE-FREE.

Visit our Skilling for Recovery page for more details on this great opportunity.

Some of the basic eligibility requirements include:

  • Meet the eligibility requirements of Smart and Skilled¬†


  • 17-24 regardless employment situation
  • Unemployed
  • At risk of unemployment

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These courses qualify for FEE-FREE enrolment to eligible applicants.


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    DTC Training is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO No. 41518) and SafeWork NSW approved training provider, delivering quality training and assessment services across a number of discipline areas.

    Our expertise includes:  traffic control, civil construction, transport and logistics, and compliance and safety, business - internet - technology.

    Our training and assessment services are available throughout NSW and our head office is based in Dubbo. Our expert trainers use their extensive industry experience to provide nationally recognised courses incorporating the latest trends and technology. Contact us today.