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Jobs And Skills Wa                               

Priority industry qualifications equip students to take up jobs in skilled occupations that are in high demand across Western Australia.

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).)
  • And you meet the normal entrance requirements for the course.
  • Must live in WA (éxcl. Residents of Christmas Island or Cocos Island)
  • Not a Prisoner

*A training place is guaranteed under PIT for as long as a student remains an eligible student enrolled in a State priority qualification where a training place is available. The guarantee means that for State priority courses, the Government will not limit the number of training places it subsidises. There is no upper age limit and no restrictions based on your previous level of awarded qualification.

Cost to the Participant

Qualification Name
Course Code
Number of Units
Nominal Hours
Student
Contribution Fee

Student
Concession Fee

Maximum   Annual Fee for Secondary School Age Persons
Certificate II in Community Services
CHC22015
9
355
$1,153.75
$3.25 per nominal hour
$344.35
$0.97 per nominal hour
$420
Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
CHC30113
18
820
$2,665
$3.25 per nominal hour
$795.40
$0.97 per nominal hour
$420
Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care
CHC40113
19
825
$2,681.25
$3.25 per nominal hour
$800.25
$0.97 per nominal hour
$420
Diploma of School Age Education and Care
CHC50213
25
1510
$8,742.90
$5.79 per nominal hour
N/A
N/A
Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
CHC50113
28
1790
$10,364.10
$5.79 per nominal hour
$3,114.60
$1.74 per nominal hour
N/A


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.

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. 

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 NOT available for FEE Waiver since February 2017.

How to Apply

Once you have made the decision to apply for a qualification you will need to download an enrolment pack below;

Certificate IV Enrolment Pack
Diploma/ Advanced Diploma Enrolment Pack

Please complete all forms and submit to enrolments@accco.com.au

Download a WA Jobs and Skills flyer here. 

For more information on how to apply please refer to our Enrolment Fact Sheet.

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