Funding in Western Australia (WA)

There are (2) two types of funding available to assist residents of Western Australia get the best training. WA priority training and State granted scholarships.

Western Australia Priority Industry Training (PIT)

Priority Industry Training (PIT) provides eligible participants with subsidised training opportunities under Jobs and Skills WA. Priority training areas include apprenticeships, eligible traineeships, and priority industry qualifications.

Jobs and Skills WA also subsidises other important industry qualifications like pre-apprenticeships, general industry training courses,  foundation and equity courses.

Funding is determined by area/zone of the candidate. The base rate for funding is a per hour rate (hourly rates based on Nominal hours per qualification).

Eligibility for PIT fundingWestern Australia (WA)

The candidate must be one of the following:

  • An Australian citizen
  • A permanent Visa holder or holder of Visa subclass 309, 820 or 826
  • Dependent or spouse of the primary holder of a Visa subclass 457

Courses funded under PIT

For more detailed information:



State Government granted Scholarships

The Western Australian State Government, in partnership with nbn™ , has launched a new scholarship scheme. Designed to encourage and assist Western Australians to take the job opportunity’s arising out of the rollout of the Commonwealth Government’s national broadband network.

You can access this funding whether you’re an experienced telecommunications worker returning to the field or getting started on a new career in telecommunications. This scholarship funds Western Australians to gain the skills needed to get working on the nbn™ and in related fields. Because JB Hunter are an nbn™approved training provider, we are able offer training under this scheme to eligible candidates.

For more information https://www.nbnco.com.au/corporate-information/careers/building-the-workforce/industry-workforce-development-program.html

LocationsOur training locations in Western Australia include:

  • Welshpool Venue
  • Other regional areas by request including: Fraser Range, Jandakot, Kewdale and Landsdale