NSW Smart & Skilled

Smart and Skilled is a reform of the NSW Vocational Education and Training (VET) system, launched in 2015 to assist people in NSW gain the skills they need to find a job and advance their careers. Smart & Skilled funding covers are range of courses options and also Traineeships.

Smart and Skilled qualifications are subsidised by the NSW Government. Eligible students can choose from various qualifications, from Certificate I to Advanced Diploma.

Follow this direct link to the NSW Smart & Skilled home page https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/

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.

To be eligible for a Smart and Skilled place you must meet the following criteria

  • Australian citizen, permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder, or New Zealand citizen, and
  • aged 15 years or older, and
  • left school, and
  • live or work in New South Wales (or a defined NSW border), or
  • Registered as a NSW Apprentice or New Entrant Trainee.

NSW Smart & Skilled Program 2023-2024

UMA Education Solutions Ltd is an approved provider under the NSW Smart & Skilled Program for 2023-2024, for delivery of selected part qualifications.

Please contact the college on 1300 219 391 or email info@uma.edu.au with any enquiries regarding these courses.

This information is correct as of 14 September 2023.


Click here to check eligibility for NSW Smart & Skilled

Learner Handbook

Smart and Skilled USI Policy

Smart and Skilled Fee and Refund Policy

Smart and Skilled Consumer Protection Policy

Smart and Skilled Notification of Enrolment Policy

If you have a complaint or enquiry about any service to do with Smart and Skilled you can email: enquiries@smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au or telephone: 1300 772 104