Study - Types of Courses - Subsidised Courses

Fully subsidised training*

Subsidised Courses

Be supported as you learn with fully subsidised training*

Government subsidised training means that, if you are eligible and there is a subsidised place available, the government will pay a part of the student fee on your behalf, with you paying the balance.

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Government programs

ScholarshipsCOVID-19 Support - Fee-Free Short Courses

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, TAFE NSW, in conjunction with the NSW Government, is offering a number of fee-free* short courses

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Mature Aged Workers Scholarship Mature Age Workers Scholarship

For over 35s looking to re-enter the workforce and wishing to retrain or upgrade their skills.

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Women in Business Women in Business

An online program for women looking to establish a micro or small business, or assistance operating an already established business.

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Fee Free Traineeships Fee Free Traineeships

Combine on-the-job training with formal study to give you the skills and experience employers are looking for, with course fees covered by the NSW government.

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Free-free apprenticeships Fee Free Apprenticeships

There are 100,000 fee-free apprenticeships available, creating a pipeline of skilled Australians to build a better future.

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Scholarships at TAFE NSW Scholarships

Scholarships that offer students the opportunity to get the training and skills they need to get the job they want.

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Smart and Skilled Subsidised Training - Courses and Qualifications

Fully subsidised training applies to students who meet the access and eligibility criteria to enrol into these qualifications. Only those who meet the Smart and Skilled requirements for enrolment will incur no student fees, however there may be additional costs related to enrolment.

For more information on how the NSW Government is funding Smart and Skilled qualifications and eligibility criteria, visit the Smart and Skilled Fees and Subsidies page.

Subsidised Training and Qualifications

Study - Types of Courses - Subsidised Courses - Additional