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Half price courses in 2020 - 2021

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From the 1st of January, 2020, the Department of Training and Workplace Development through their Jobs and Skills WA program, have reduced the course tuition cost of 34 priority qualifications!

What are the benefits?

Half Price Qualifications

Through the Lower Fees, Local Skills program, selected course prices have been cut in half!

Capped Costs

No matter which course you choose, the course costs are capped at $400 if you're aged between 15 - 24 (Or $1,200 for other ages)

Selected Providers

Jobs and Skills WA is only available through selected providers, and TrainSmart Australia is one of those lucky few!

Which qualifications are eligible?

These qualifications were chosen because they teach the skills that employers need right now. These qualifications were also chosen with young people in mind, so that the youth of Australia can obtain beneficial qualifications to better their future careers!

Course Fees and Annual Course Fee Caps

The half price course fees through the Lower Fees, Local Skills program are available to everyone eligible to study! 

The fee cap means that regardless of how much the course normally costs, you will not have to pay more than a certain amount per course in any one year.

Concession Students

15 – 24 year old students*

up to $400

per course/per year

Non-Concession Students


up to $1,200

per course/per year

*All students aged 15 – 24 are eligible for the annual concession cap of $400 per course per year.

Concession eligiblity

You will be eligible for the concession rate if you;

  • Are a person, or the dependent of a person, holding a;
    • pensioner concession card
    • Health Care Card
    • a Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs
  • Are a person, or the dependent of a person, in receipt of the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
  • Are a person, or the dependent of a person, who are inmates of a custodial institution
  • Are a secondary school-ages person (15 – 17), not enrolled at school.

How do I apply and enrol?

Once you’d decided on a course, the next step is to enrol! Fill out the form below or give our Lower Fees, Local Skills career advisors a call on 1300 855 517!

Enquiry form

Ready to inquire about a course and kick start a new career? Simply fill out our inquiry form below and you’ll hear from one of our Career Advisers within the next 2 business days!

Contact our student support

Are you a current student and need to speak with someone at TrainSmart about your current enrolment? Simply fill out our form below and one of our Student Support Officers will be in contact with you as soon as possible. 

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