ACT Skilled Capital

Skilled Capital is an ACT Government-funded training initiative offering a comprehensive range of services and subsidies to provide individuals the support they need to complete the training that is right for them. Skilled Capital offers an opportunity for the Canberra community to access quality training and fill critical skills needs areas across a range of industries such as community services, information technology, health, and construction. Skilled Capital is an ACT Government training initiative, funded by the ACT and Australian Governments.

Train Australia Pty Ltd, trading as ARC Training (RTO # 91007), has been approved to provide training for Skilled Capital qualifications. A co-contribution fee to be made by students undertaking a subsided course. Students make a contribution towards the costs of their training and the ACT Government subsidise the remaining course costs at enrolment or before training commences. The RTO has determined the Tuition Fee and Fee Concession for each of the nominated qualifications under Skilled Capital.

Click here (or scroll down) to view a list of approved qualifications and the Student Co-Contribution Fees.

To be eligible you must be: 

  • an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or New Zealand passport holder resident for more than 6 months, or
  • an eligible visa holder, and
  • living or working in the ACT, and
  • at least 15 years of age, and
  • not enrolled in or attending secondary school or college except where the student:
    • is undertaking a course of study leading to completion of year 12 in an alternative program, or
    • has an Exemption Certificate and the selected Skilled Capital qualification is an approved Australian School-based Apprenticeship pathway.

Previous education and training will not impact your eligibility for Certificate III qualifications and above. However, you cannot be funded for a qualification you have completed within the last 7 years. Also, you can only be subsidised for 1 Skilled Capital qualification at a time.

Completion Payment:

Students who successfully complete their qualification are eligible for a completion payment. A completion payment will be paid directly to the student upon completion of the qualification and a survey. The completion payment is $300 for each qualification.

Students will be eligible to receive the completion payment for up to 1 year after successful completion of the qualification, provided an up to date email and bank account details are confirmed.

A student is not eligible for a completion payment where more than 50% of the units are completed through Recognition of Prior Learning or Credit Transfer. A significant proportion of units completed through credit transfer may also impact on student eligibility for the completion payment.

For more information please visit: https://www.skills.act.gov.au/skilled-capital

Approved Qualifications and Fees:

Code Title Student fees payable
Business and Customer Service Tuition Fee Fee Concession
BSB20115 Certificate II in Business $100.00 $50.00
BSB30115 Certificate III in Business $100.00 $50.00
BSB30415 Certificate III in Business Administration $100.00 $50.00
BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business $120.00 $60.00
BSB40515 Certificate IV in Business Administration $140.00 $70.00
Community Services
CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support $100.00 $50.00
CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support $160.00 $80.00
CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability $220.00 $110.00
Transport and Logistics
TLI21616 Certificate II in Warehousing Operations $100.00 $50.00
TLI31216 Certificate III in Driving Operations $260.00 $130.00