ACT Skilled Capital

Skilled Capital is an ACT Government training initiative, funded by the ACT and Australian Governments.

Skilled Capital is a new ACT Government funded training initiative. Skilled Capital will improve access to high quality training in areas of skills needs and maximise improved employment opportunities for learners.

JB Hunter Technology (JBHT) are approved to deliver training for the following qualifications;

  • ICT20315 Certificate II in Telecommunications Technology
  • ICT30515 Certificate III in Telecommunications Technology

Personal Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for Skilled Capital learners must be: 

  • an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or New Zealand passport holder resident for more than 6 months, or
  • a person who holds a visa that is identified as being eligible, and
  • live or work in the ACT, and
  • at least 15 years of age, and 
  • not enrolled in or attending secondary school or college. Learners with an Exemption Certificate are not eligible for Skilled Capital. Learners who are undertaking year 10 or year 12 equivalent study in an alternative program are eligible provided they satisfy the remaining eligibility criteria. 

Fees and Charges

The ACT Government contributes to the cost of each course and the learner pays the balance. in 2017 the following fees apply.

  • ICT20315 Certificate III in Telecommunications Technology - $250.00
  • ICT30515 Certificate III in Telecommunications Technology - $350.00
Fee Concession

A learner is eligible for a fee concession if, at the commencement of training they:

  • hold a current Health Care Card or Pension Card, or
  • can prove genuine hardship

Where a learner is under 18 years of age the fee concession eligibility requirements will apply if the parent/guardian holds of the above cards. 

 For our Fee Protection Statement click here

Initial Assessment 

Eligible learners will be required to complete an initial skills assessment. This assessment comprises language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills, and a review of previously completed vocational studies. Results of this assessment will be used to ascertain the appropriateness of;

  • proposed qualification level,
  • the speed of delivery and learning program,
  • teaching and assessment strategies, and
  • support and materials are appropriate for the learner, and
  • the available options for credit transfers or recognition of prior learning

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