Smart & Skilled Courses | NSW Government Subsidised Course

HomeSmart & Skilled Courses | NSW Government Subsidised Course

Smart and Skilled

Ace Nurse School is a registered training organisation (RTO 45405) that is approved under the NSW Smart and Skilled Program for 2023-2024 to deliver selected part qualifications as FEE-FREE short courses (Government Funded Skill Set):



HLTAID011       Provide First Aid

CHCDIS012       Support community participation and social inclusion

CHCDIS020      Work effectively in disability support

CHCLEG003     Manage legal and ethical compliance

CHCMHS001    Work with people with mental health issues


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BSBMED301      Interpret and Apply Medical Terminology Appropriately

CHCPAL003      Deliver Care Services Using a Palliative Approach

CHCCCS017       Provide Loss and Grief Support

CHCCCS044       Follow Established Person-Centered Behavior Supports

CHCCCS021       Respond to Suspected Abuse


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Click on this link for more information about our RTO registration:

NSW Vocational Education and Training (VET) system is a teaching program that is designed to help individuals gain knowledge and learn specific skills to use in the workplace or find a job. This training can be delivered through registered training organisations (RTOs).

Smart and Skilled is a part of VET system that first started in 2015. Smart and skilled program covers a variety of courses from short courses to Advanced Diploma. Follow the link for more information

Smart and Skilled program gives eligible students access to government subsidized training in different qualifications.

Eligibility Criteria:

You must meet the following criteria to be eligible for Smart and Skilled funding:

  • First Nations People or Australian citizen or permanent Australian resident or New Zealand citizen, or Humanitarian, partner, bridging, and refugee visa holders


  • aged 17 years or older (no longer in secondary education – except for registered home school students), and
  • left school, and
  • live or work in New South Wales (or a defined NSW border)

Targeted Groups are:

  • Jobseekers, including people who are currently employed who need skills training to obtain a job in a new industry/occupation
  • People with a disability and their dependents
  • Long term unemployed
  • Commonwealth welfare recipients and their dependents
  • People experiencing or having experienced domestic and family violence and their dependents
  • Refugee and Asylum seekers and their partners
  • Young people seeking to do pre-apprenticeship or pre-traineeship training in order to obtain an apprenticeship or traineeship
  • People seeking pre-employment support and/or extra learning support (i.e. foundation skills training).

If you have any questions regarding the fee-free program, please contact us on (02) 4017 1000 or send email to

Smart and Skilled Information

  1. Smart and Skilled USI Policy
  2. Smart and Skilled Consumer Protection Policy
  3. Smart and Skilled Fees and Refund Policy
  4. Student Handbook

For more information and to check your eligibility for Smart & Skilled funding, follow this direct link to the NSW Smart & Skilled home page

This information is correct as of 1 September 2023.