Subsidised Training

Summer Skills

Fast-track into a career or further study with free skills training this summer. Explore your interests, gain new skills for in-demand jobs and industries and take control of your future, today.

Summer Skills is an initiative of the NSW Government offering 2020 Year 12 school leavers the opportunity to upskill, prepare and get ahead through fee-free training courses in business, health and community services, mental health support and more.

Successful completion of this course will give you a foundation to continue with further studies at a Certificate IV level or higher.

Summer Skills courses available at Astute Training include:

  • Introduction to Leisure and Health
  • Statement of Attainment in Medical Terminology
  • Statement of Attainment in Mental Health #2
  • Statement of Attainment in Health and Wellbeing
  • Statement of Attainment in Business Presentations
  • Statement of Attainment in Cultural Diversity
  • Statement of Attainment in Health and Community Services
  • Introduction to Disability
  • Entry into Care Roles Skill Set

Whether you're taking a gap year, going on to uni or college, our courses will give you the chance to learn new skills that could lead to a part-time job, rewarding career or full qualification. Meet like-minded school leavers in your local area while boosting your resume and exploring your interests.

All NSW 2020 Year 12 school leavers can enrol in fee-free Summer Skills training courses in December 2020 and January 2021. Course dates and times are subject to change.

Summer Skills is an initiative of JobTrainer NSW and is available to 2020 Year 12 school leavers to support future employment and education opportunities.

How to enrol:

Download the enrolment form and email the completed form to [email protected].

Need more information?

Call us on (02) 4732 5088 from 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday.

Smart and Skilled Program

Astute Training is proud to be an approved provider under the NSW Government’s Smart and Skilled program(Legal Org ID: 383941)

This program was introduced on 1 January 2015 and gives opportunities to eligible students to study in accredited courses with approved training providers through subsidised training by the NSW State Government.

We currently have subsidised training courses available in Aged Care and Community Services under the Smart and Skilled program.

Are you eligible?

Find out if you are eligible for Smart and Skilled training? Are you........

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?

If you answered ‘Yes' to all four questions, then you're eligible to enrol in one of our government-subsidised courses.

Visit the NSW Government Smart & Skilled website to learn more about eligibility requirements and information.

Find Out More About The
Smart and Skilled Program

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If you would like more information on Smart and Skilled you may contact the Smart and Skilled Customer Support Centre by visiting this link..

For further information or to register for an accredited course please contact [email protected] We will be happy to discuss your new career path with you.

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At Astute Training, we place the needs of our students first. That is why we have worked hard to find the best instructors in the field, offer challenging, real-world courses, and provide plenty of career guidance to our students. If you would like to learn more about how an education from Astute Training can help you jumpstart your career, then contact us today! We look forward to hearing from you!