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Smart, Skilled and Hired Youth Employment Program

The NSW Government's Smart, Skilled and Hired Youth Employment Program gives eligible young people on the NSW North Coast help to overcome employment barriers and get them into a sustainable job.

The program also gives North Coast employers the opportunity to expand the capabilities of their workforce. Find out how the Smart, Skilled and Hired Youth Employment Program can meet your needs.

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"The program was really great. If it wasn’t for it, I wouldn’t have even gotten my apprenticeship. Overall, a huge thanks to the Smart Skilled and Hired program!"

Emily Mills

Participants – See how you can benefit

"As the Director ... knowing that Toni understands what we are looking for in trainees has helped me so much. I know she will look after the whole recruitment process."

Kerrilyn Goode
Bumblebee Early Education Centre

Employers – See how you can benefit


Why choose a TAFE NSW online course?

Be smart with your money

Affordable courses with government funding

Be whatever you want to be

Hundreds of courses including certificates, diplomas and degrees

Be employed

Strong connections with over 25,000 industry partners

Be job ready

With practical skills and work experience

Be in control

Get hands-on skills digitally - new learning experiences through VR, AR and simulation

Be primed for the future

New enhanced courses for growing industries - such as robotics, cybersecurity and artificial intelligence