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Jobs & Skills WA

Jobs & Skills WA is about investing in training that equips people to take up jobs that are, or will be, in high demand in Western Australia.

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.

Industry Skills Training is contracted by the State Government to deliver the following courses:

Qualification CodeQualification NameJobs & Skills ProgramStudent Tuition Concession rate*Student Tuition non concession rate*
BSB30415Certificate III in Business AdministrationParticipation – Work Readiness$661.50N/A
TLI31616Certificate III in Warehousing Operations Participation – Work Readiness$859.95N/A
SIR20216Certificate II in Retail Services Participation – Work Readiness$463.05N/A
SIR30216Certificate III in RetailParticipation – Work Readiness$573.30N/A
CPC20112Certificate II in ConstructionParticipation - Work Readiness
Lower Fees, Local Skills
CPC20211Certificate II in Construction PathwaysPriority Industry Training
Lower Fees, Local Skills
TLI32416Certificate III in LogisticsPriority Industry Training$407.40$1,365.00
CHC32015Certificate III in Community ServicesPriority Industry Training$259.20$874.80

Please Note:

*The student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees.

*For Secondary school-aged persons not enrolled at school, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2020 is $420. The maximum is the total fee for all courses the student is enrolled in.

*Secondary school aged person means a person who has reached 15 years of age but has not reached the end of the calendar year in which their compulsory education period expires, as defined in the School Education Act 1999. In 2020, these persons will be born on or after 1 July 2002.

So How Does Jobs & Skills WA Work?

Students apply directly to the College to enrol.

Contact Industry Skills Training on 1300 757 296 for further information or enrol online by clicking on the Apply Online button above.

The numbers enrolling in State priority courses will continue to be monitored. If there is a real or potential oversupply of people with certain qualifications, the Government may, with prior notice, stop subsidising new enrolments in that course.

On enrolment, students will take up one of the following payment options:

Pay the full amount of fees and charges

Present a signed authority from a third party to invoice that third party for the students fees and charges

Pay fee by instalment


Participants are able to access main stream training under the Jobs & Skills Priority Industry Training (PIT) and Participation – Work Readiness program and must meet the following requirements:

  • Primary place of residence to be in WA,
  • No longer attending secondary school
  • Holders of a sub-class 309, 444, 785, 790, 820 or 826 visa;
  • Secondary holders of a temporary visa of sub-class 457; or
  • holders of a Bridging Visa E (subclasses 050 and 051) where the visa holder has made a valid application for a visa of subclass 785 or 790
  • An Australian citizen or a permanent visa holder.

In addition, Jobs & Skills Participation – Work Readiness program participants must meet further requirements:

  • Unemployed or underemployed & have a written referral from an Approved Participation Referral Agent
  • If self -referred, referred by another agency; or
  • Must hold a health care card or pension card.

*Please contact us today to discuss the full eligibility requirements for the job seeker participation equity program.

Refunds on Withdrawal

Jobs & Skills WA students who lodge a withdrawal form before exceeding 20% of the duration of that units study period are eligible for a full refund on that unit.

In certain circumstances, students may make application on the grounds of severe financial hardship for fees and charges to be waived. Contact the College if this is your situation.