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All Jobs and Skills WA courses are heavily subsidised by the Government of Western Australia.

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What is Jobs and Skills WA?

Jobs and Skills WA is the way the State Government, through the Department of Training and Workforce Development, prioritises its investment in training to focus on courses that equip people to take up jobs that are, or will be, in high demand.

The Department of Training and Workforce Development has appointed Sterling Business College to the Preferred Provider Panel for Priority Industry and Participation Program (Job Seekers) Training to deliver subsidised training services.  The courses are listed below.

Am I eligible for a Jobs and Skills WA Training place?

You are eligible for a subsidised training place if you have left school, your primary place of residence is in Western Australia and you are:

  • an Australian citizen; or
  • a permanent visa holder or holder of visa subclass 309, 820 or 826; or
  • a dependent or spouse of the primary holder of a visa subclass 457.

You will also need to meet any Sterling Business College course entry requirements.

What Jobs and Skills WA Courses are Available at Sterling Business College – Perth?

  • CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support
  • CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing
  • CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability
  • CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
  • ICT40815 Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies
  • ICT50915 Diploma of Digital Media Technologies
  • BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business

Am I eligible for a Lower Fees, Local Skills Training place?    

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Through the Lower fees, local skills program, you can now choose from a selection of qualifications and enjoy half-price course fees capped to an annual total of $400 for concession students and youth (ages 15—24), and $1,200 for non-concession students.

The Western Australian Government and the Department of Training and Workforce Development, through Jobs and Skills WA, want to help build a skilled workforce for WA’s future growth and prosperity. This two-year initiative aims to stimulate training in job growth areas and support industry sectors that are important to the diversification of the WA economy.

What Lower Fees Local Skills Courses are Available at Sterling Business College – Perth?

  • CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support
  • CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing
  • CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability
  • CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business

PARTICIPATION TRAINING COURSES (for jobseekers only)

To be eligible for the Participation Program at Sterling Business College – Perth, jobseekers must be unemployed or under employed and hold a Newstart card or Youth Allowance card, or have a referral from a job seeker broker.

  • SIT20116 Certificate II in Tourism
  • BSB30115 Certificate III in Business

Please see our website for more information on individual courses and entry requirements at www.sterlingcollege.com/course-information

What will my Course Fees be?

Although Jobs and Skills WA courses are subsidised by the Government of Western Australia, students are required to contribute to their training costs.

Indicative fees for each entire course are below:

Course
Duration
Non-Concession
Fee For Course
Concession Fee For Course
CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support
Six Months (Two terms)

$842

$250
CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Six Months (Two terms) $810 $216
CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability
Six Months (Two terms)

$1029

 $305
CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
Nine months (Three terms)
$1231
$365
ICT40815 Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies
Nine months (Three terms)
$2356
$703
ICT50915 Diploma of Digital Media Technologies Nine months (Three terms) $2405 no concession
CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care One Year    (Four terms) $1580 $520
BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business Six Months (Two terms) $550 $165
SIT20116 Certificate II in Tourism Nine weeks (One Term) $1122 $338
BSB30115 Certificate III in Business Six Months (Two terms) $1708 $514
The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstance at enrolment.  Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees.

*Important note: For secondary school aged persons not enrolled at school, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2020 is $420. The maximum is the total fee for all courses the student is enrolled in.

What are my Payment Options for the course fees?

The following payment options are available to you:

  • pay the full amount of fees and charges for the units studied each term – payment is required one week prior to the start of each term (refer to your individual invoice(s) for further information);
  • present a signed authority from an employer for Sterling to invoice that employer for your course fees;
  • pay your course fees by instalment – this option is available to students and is negotiated on an individual basis.

You may make application on the grounds of severe financial hardship for your course fees to be waived. (Fee waivers are not available for our Diploma programs). Each Severe Financial Hardship claim is assessed on an individual basis.  You will need to complete a fees waiver application form (available from the college) and also provide evidence to demonstrate the following:

  • You must have a Department of Human Services’ low income health care card, your income cannot exceed the Department of Human Services’ income threshold.
  • You do not have the disposable income to pay the fees via instalments without compromising your ability to meet their basic living needs or those of your dependents.
  • There is no basis for concluding that your financial circumstances are likely to change within a reasonable period (e.g. 12 months)

When can I start?

Sterling Business College – Perth has 4 intake dates in 2020:

3 February 2020       27 April 2020       27 July 2020      19 October 2020

What now?

If you are interested in applying for any of the courses under the Jobs and Skills WA Program, just download and fill out our application form, email us the completed form and supporting documents to [email protected] or come in for a visit so that we can assist you.

Sterling Business College –  65 Newcastle St, Perth WA 6000   Phone: 08 9221 0000