Skills First is a Victorian Government program that provides access to government-subsidized training for courses in growth industries.
If you are eligible, your tuition fees will be lower. Skills First training includes qualifications and some skill sets.
Am I eligible for Skilled first funding?
From 1 January 2023, you must meet the requirements to be eligible for Skills First subsidised training:
You must be:
- an Australian citizen, or
- an Australian permanent resident, or
- a New Zealand citizen.
To confirm your Skills First eligibility, you will need to provide IDs such as proof of your citizenship or residency, and details about any study you have done.
What are my options if I am not eligible?
Other financial assistance
Find out what other financial assistance is available to help pay for your fees and your living expenses while you study.
If you are an overseas or international student, you are not eligible for the Skills First funding program, however, feel free to contact us for Fees and Eligibility checks.
More help and information for general information about Skills First funding and eligibility, contact Skilled up!