Future Skills WA

This training is subsidised by the WA Government. 

Future Skills WA As the WA economy grows and diversifies, the outlook for jobs is constantly changing. Future Skills WA is designed to ensure that people gain skills that lead to employment in areas required by industry. 

To do this, Future Skills WA provides a guaranteed, subsidised training place for eligible leaners enrolled in courses that are deemed State priority qualifications, where a training place is avaliable. 

JB Hunter Technology (90277) is contracted to deliver training in the following qualifications;

  • ICT30213 Certificate III in Telecommunications (traineeships)

Many other important industry qualifications are also subsidised under Future Skills WA, however learners are not guaranteed a place in these courses. These are called general industry training courses and foundation skills and equity courses.

All Future Skills WA courses are heavily subsidised by the Governement of Western Australia.

This creates more opportunites for people to gain valuable skills and qualifications that secure jobs and build successful careers. 

Personal Eligibility Criteria

Under Future Skills WA, learners decided the course they want to study and they will be guaranteed their training will be subsidised it:

  • the course has been identified as a State priority course
  • an RTO has a training place available
  • the learner meets the normal entrance requirements

You are eligible for a guaranteed training place if you have left school, your primary place of residence is in Western Australia and you are:

  • an Australia citizen
  • a permanent visa holder
  • a holder of visa subclass 309, 310, 820, 826 or 851
  • a dependent or spouse of the primary holder of a visa subclass 457

Interstate apprentices and trainees may be eligible for publicly funded training, please refer to the Department's VET Fees and Charges Policy for eligibility requirements. 

Under Future Skills WA there is no upper age limit and there are no restrictions based on learners previous level of awarded qualification. 

For more information on Future Skills WA program phone JBHT's administration team on 1800 672 933 or visit Future Skills WA website

Fees are Charges 

The VET Fees and Charges Policy 2015 requires learners to contribute to the cost of their training. The student contribution fee is reviewed annually and any increases are often implemented from 1 January each year. 

Learner contribution fees as of January 1st 2016. 

 For current information on fees and charges please visit Future Skills WA website.


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