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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.
To enrol in this funding, students are required to attend class to achieve the required face-to-face training hours. Classes for 2019 are due to commence from Tuesday 11th June 2019. Classes are held at the State Library of Western Australia (25 Francis St, Perth WA 6000) and are scheduled on Tuesdays from 9.30am to 2.30pm. These classes will not be held during School Holidays.
Please Note: Jobs and Skills WA funding is only available for classroom study only. External students do not qualify for any funding assistance with fees.
To be eligible to undertake training under PIT, prospective students must meet the following eligibility criteria:
Please note: Access to subsidised training is subject to availability.
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.
||Number of Units||Nominal Hours
|Maximum Annual Fee for Secondary School Age Persons|
|CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
$3.25 per nominal hour
$0.97 per nominal hour
|CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
$5.79 per nominal hour
$1.74 per nominal hour
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.
Students in State Government Care
Students not enrolled at school are exempt from course and resource fees if they:
VET in Schools
Secondary school students are exempt from course and resource fees if they:
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.
RPL is an assessment only process for experienced workers who are seeking formal recognition of their existing skills and knowledge. Read more
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 charge. Read more
We have the following payment schemes available to help you pay for your qualification:
(includes enrolment fee + first unit)
|Weekly Payments||Fortnightly Payments||Monthly Payments|
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.
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:
Complete the online enrolment form, and upload details of:
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.
note that we are unable to finalise your enrolment until all required information and supporting evidence has been provided.
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.
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.
For assistance with your enrolment, our Enrolments Team are more than happy to help you with any questions you may have. Contact us now and we'll get you started...