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Jobs And Skills Wa

What is Jobs and Skills WA?

As Western Australia’s economy grows and diversifies, the outlook for jobs is constantly changing. Jobs and Skills WA is the way the State Government, through the Department, prioritises its investment in training to focus on courses that equip people to take up jobs that are, or will be, in high demand. Priorities include apprenticeships, eligible traineeships and priority industry qualifications.

ACCCO is an approved training provider offering Early Childhood Education and Care funded courses. Please see further information on the Jobs and Skills WA website here.

What can I study with ACCCO?

CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services

CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC40113 Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care

CHC50213 Diploma of School Age Education and Care

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to undertake training under PIT, prospective students must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Are aged 15 years old or above
  • Not a Secondary School Student
  • Must be an Australian Citizen or a
  • 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. (Please note: New Zealand Citizens are not eligible unless they have obtained Australian permanent residency and can show evidence of this (as the standard Special Category Visa is a temporary Visa only).)
  • Must live in WA (éxcl. Residents of Christmas Island or Cocos Island)
  • Not a Prisoner

Please note: Access to subsidised training is subject to availability. 

Cost to the Participant

If a person is eligible for funding under Jobs and Skills WA, the Western Australian Government will subsidise the costs of their accredited training, although a student contribution fee will be required.

Qualification Name
Number of Units Nominal Hours
Contribution Fee

Concession Fee
Maximum Annual Fee for Secondary School Age Persons
CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services
$3.25 per nominal hour
$0.97 per nominal hour
CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
$3.25 per nominal hour
$0.97 per nominal hour
CHC40113 Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care
$3.25 per nominal hour
$0.97 per nominal hour
CHC50213 Diploma of School Age Education and Care
$5.79 per nominal hour
CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
$5.79 per nominal hour
$1.74 per nominal hour

Please note:

  • Course fees include all resources and materials.
  • Pricing is the same for both classroom delivery and external study. Class timetables subject to numbers.
  • Students who do not meet the eligibility criteria for Jobs and Skills Funding, fees will be calculated at the Fee-For-Service rates > Click Here <

Am I eligible for Concession?

The following students are entitled to the concession rate on course fees:

a) Persons and dependants of persons holding:

    i) A Pensioner Concession Card.

    ii) A Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.

    iii) A Health Care Card.

b) Persons and dependants of persons in receipt of AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY.

c) Persons and dependants of persons in receipt of the Youth Allowance.

d) Persons and dependants of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution.

e) Secondary school-aged persons in 2018, students born on or after 1 July 2000 who are at least 15 years of age and not enrolled at school.

Please note: Proof of eligibility for concession must be demonstrated prior to the commencement of training. If the concession is valid for the full enrolment period, then all eligible units commenced within that period attract the concession rate. If the concession is valid for part of the enrolment period, then only eligible units commenced prior to the expiry of the concession attract the concession rate.

Fee Exemptions:

Students in State Government Care

Students not enrolled at school are exempt from course and resource fees if they:

  • Are under the care of the Chief Executive Officer of the Department for Child Protection and Family Support: and
  • Are a secondary school-aged person; or
  • Are under 18 years of age. 

VET in Schools

Secondary school students are exempt from course and resource fees if they:

  • Are enrolled at school, as defined in the School Education Act 1999; and
  • Are undertaking a VET course

Fee Waiver

ACCCO may waive all fees for student applicants who can prove severe financial hardship. Financial hardship is defined by Jobs & Skills WA and applicants MUST meet the definition and criteria to be eligible for a waiver. ACCCO will require information from applicant to prove their severe Financial Hardship Claim.

*CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is NOT available for FEE Waiver.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL is an assessment only process for experienced workers who are seeking formal recognition of their existing skills and knowledge. Read more

Credit Transfer

Credit transfer (sometimes known as advanced standing) is awarded when a student has completed the units required for a qualification at another Registered Training Organisation. This may  reduce the amount of time it will take you to gain a qualification, and reduce the overall cost. ACCCO provides credit transfer free of chargeRead more

Payment Options

We have the following payment schemes available to help you pay for your qualification:

  • Pay as you go: pay for each unit before you receive it, by credit card payment over the phone
  • Payment plan: your choice of weekly, fortnightly or monthly payments 

Upfront Payment 
(includes enrolment fee + first unit)
Weekly Payments Fortnightly Payments Monthly Payments
$80.00 $160.00 $320.00

Please note:

Final payment may vary depending on your chosen payment method and if you have any credit transfers. Please contact our enrolments team on 1300 139 406 to discuss payment options applicable to you.

How to Apply

1. Choose Your Course

Once you have made the decision to apply for a qualification you will need to complete an enrolment form and a Literacy, Language and Numeracy indicator (LLN).

Check you meet:

  • Minimum Age Requirement
  • English Language & Academic Requirements
  • Appropriate Visa Requirements

2. Prepare Your Application

Complete the online enrolment form, and upload details of:

  • Colour copy of Passport or Driver’s Licence. (Proof of ID+ residency)                                                                        - If passport provided please provide a copy of a bank statement or utility bill issued within the last 6 months showing your current residential address.
  • Colour copy of either: current green Medicare card; Birth Certificate; current Australian passport; current New Zealand passport; or Australian citizenship certificate. (Proof of citizenship)
  • Colour copy of Certificates and Statement Results for any previously attained or partially completed qualifications completed in or recognised in Australia.

3. Process of Your Application

Your enrolment will be assessed on the information you have provided. Upon receiving all paperwork and supporting evidence a formal assessment of your eligibility for government funding and suitability for the qualification is conducted. You will be notified by an enrolments officer on the status of this application once your eligibility has been assessed.

Please note that we are unable to finalise your enrolment until all required information and supporting evidence has been provided. 

4. Letter of Offer

ACCCO assesses the enrolment application. When deemed a successful enrolment application, the student will be issued a Letter of Offer to study with ACCCO. Student reads and accepts the conditions outlined in the Letter of Offer. Student fees are finalised – payment established.

5. Confirm Your Enrolment

If your enrolment application is accepted, you will receive a welcome email with a Confirmation of Enrolment attached, confirming acceptance into the qualification. It is important to check your junk or spam folder as this email can end up here sometimes. If not received, please contact our enrolments team on 1300 139 406 during business hours. Your Trainer Assessor will contact you to undertake an induction and commence the learning program.

Please note that while ACCCO makes every opportunity to support each student throught the duration of study to achieve their qualification, successful completion of the qualification and employment outcomes are the responsibility of the student.

Before you submit your application it is important that you provide all the above required documents. Without these we are unable to process your application.

Any Questions?

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