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Skilled Capital

Skilled Capital

The ACT Government's Skilled Capital training initiative is aimed at improving access to high quality training in areas of skills need and maximising improved employment outcomes for students. The initiative also provides a range of support services to ensure students accessing training receive the help they need to successfully complete their chosen qualification.

The initiative will give eligible students the opportunity to complete a nationally recognised qualification and receive a completion payment from the ACT Government upon successful completion of their Skilled Capital qualification. Places are limited and subject to availability and eligibility.


Skilled Capital Qualifications/Skill Sets

*Delivery Modes
A - Fully off-the-job by RTO
B - Distance Learning and Remote e-learning by RTO
C - Fully on-the-job (other than distance learning resources) by RTO
D - Blend of training by RTO including user of distance learning resource
E - Employer guided workplace learning

Skilled Capital Eligibility Requirements:

A student must be:

a) an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or New Zealand passport holder resident for more than six (6) months, or
b) a person who holds a visa that is identified as being eligible, and
c) living or working in the ACT, and
d) at least 15 years of age, and
e) not enrolled in or attending secondary school or college except where the student:

  1. is undertaking a course of study leading to completion of year 12 in an alternative program, or
  2. has an Exemption Certificate and the selected Skilled Capital qualification is an approved ASBA pathway.

*Please contact CIT via infoline@cit.edu.au or (02) 6207 3188 for further information about your particular visa.

Skill Set Eligibility:

There are additional eligibility requirements for certain Skill Sets (please refer to the table above for the national ID) including:

BSBSS00049, BSBSS00050, BSBSS00054 or BSBSS00087 - Must be employed or a business owner.

CHCSS00091 or CHCSS00093 - Must be working in the Community Services Industry.

CPCSS00001 - Must be working in the Construction Industry.

UEESS00100, UEESS00101 or UEESS00110 - Must hold an ACT electrician's licence.

CHCSS00098 or CHCSS00097 - Must hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in Community Services, Health or related field OR have skills equivalent to the qualification requirement validated through a recognition of prior learning process.

CHCSS00092 or CHCSS00102 - Must hold a qualification at Certificate IV level or higher in Alcohol and other Drugs, Mental Health or related field OR have skills equivalent to the qualification requirement validated through a recognition of prior learning process OR have substantial industry experience, on the job training and development along with supervisor assessment of capacity.

CHCSS00081 or CHCSS00088 - Nil

Please contact CIT via infoline@cit.edu.au or (02) 6207 3188 for further information or APPLY NOW