Smart and Skilled training for people who want extra learning support


If you want extra support with your reading, writing or numeracy, you can enrol in a lower-cost Smart and Skilled foundation skills course.

Foundation skills are basic language, literacy, numeracy and computer skills that help people find a job or enter vocational training. The courses include Certificate I qualifications in these areas:

and Certificate II qualifications in these areas:

To find out more about these courses and the approved Smart and Skilled training providers that offer them, go to the Course Finder.

What about student fees?

Fees for foundation skills courses are between $220 and $320, which means that students only pay an average 10 per cent of the cost of the course.

Some students may be exempt from course fees or may pay a concession fee.

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Page last updated: 20 January 2020