NSW Smart and Skilled

What is Smart and Skilled funding?
Smart and Skilled is a NSW Government program that provides people living or working in NSW with access to government subsidised qualifications in in-demand skills and industries.
As an approved Smart and Skilled training provider APT Specialist Hydraulics and Training can help individuals and employers to take advantage of Government funding to develop the skills needed to boost productivity, performance and for career advancement.
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NSW Vocational education and training (VET)
Skills NSW
Who is eligible for Smart and Skilled funding?
To be eligible for NSW Smart and Skilled funding you must be:
  • 15 years old or over
  • no longer at school
  • living or working in NSW
  • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen.
You can check if you are eligible to enrol in a NSW subsidised qualification by visiting the Smart and Skilled website.
Courses available for Smart and Skilled funding
APT Specialist Hydraulics and Training is an approved NSW Smart and Skilled provider for the Apprenticeships and Traineeships Program (EAT) and Targeted Priorities Full Qualification Program (TPFQ) and can offer the following qualifications.
This Training is subsidised by the NSW Government.
Apprenticeships & Traineeships Program
Available in all regions.
For more information regarding Apprenticeships & Traineeships visit Skills NSW – Apprentices and trainees.
Targeted Priorities Full Qualifications Program
Available in Hunter Valley excl Newcastle, Mid North Coast  & Far West and Orana Regions.
You can use the Smart and Skilled – Regions, Sub Regions and Postcodes webpage to determine if you live or work in a region APT Specialist Hydraulics and Training is approved to offer Smart and Skilled subsidised qualifications.
Fees and Charges
By accessing a NSW Smart and Skilled Subsidised Training Place you will receive a reduction in your student fee. This Training is subsidised by the NSW Government. The fees for each course are stipulated by the NSW Government, concessions are also available.
Full Price
Entitlement Apprenticeship & Traineeships
Targeted Priorities Full Qualifications
First Qualification
Second Qualification
MEM40119 – Certificate IV in Engineering
$14, 680
MEM50119 – Diploma of Engineering – Advanced Trade
$22, 680
MEM60122 – Advanced Diploma of Engineering
$15, 740
Support for disadvantaged students
APT Specialist Hydraulics and Training supports disadvantaged students includes through Smart and Skilled: 
Fee concessions are also available to students receiving Commonwealth Government benefits and the dependents of benefit recipients. See Disadvantaged students and Subsidised training for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Please click the below links for more information regarding our enrolment procedure and consumer protection policy.