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Skills Ready Skill Set Application

Please fill in your details below to apply for a Skills Ready skill set at North Metropolitan TAFE.

Once we have received your application, we will assess your eligibility and provide you with further instructions for enrolment.

Applications will be considered for the next available start date.

International students are not eligible to apply for these skill sets.

The WA State Government, through Jobs and Skills WA, subsidises vocational education and training (VET) courses in priority areas, to reduce or remove the fees and make training more accessible to all Western Australians.

From 1 January 2023, the Job Ready skill sets are all 100% fee-free to people who have left school*, have their primary place of residence in Western Australia, and are either:

  • an Australian citizen; or
  • a permanent visa holder or holder of visa subclass 309, 444, 449, 785, 786, 790, or 820; or
  • a dependent or spouse of the primary holder of a visa subclass 457 or 482; or
  • a bridging visa holder who has made a valid application for a visa subclass 866; or
  • a Bridging Visa E holder (subclasses 050 and 051) who has made a valid application for a visa subclass 785 or 790.

* In 2023, Year 12 school students who are leaving school can access a subsidised training place from 23 October 2023.

Through to 31 December 2022 Job Ready skill sets available under Skills Ready are fee-free to the following concession - eligible residents of Western Australia.

  • Persons aged 15 — 24 years at the time of enrolment (excluding students enrolled at school*)
  • Persons and dependents of persons in receipt of services from Commonwealth support or employment services programs Workforce Australia, or ParentsNext
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY 
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding a pensioner concession card or Health Care Card; or a Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs 
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution

*In 2022, Year 12 school students who are leaving school can access a subsidised training place from 24 October 2022.

*Please note: Some eligibility conditions apply for the free training, see our FAQs(opens in a new tab)  for more information.

The Department of Training and Workforce Development’s VET Fees and charges policy outlines eligibility for subsidised training in WA.

Do you meet the eligibility criteria above for the free Skills Ready Skill Sets?
Please provide one piece of evidence that you meet the fee free eligibility requirements. Click Browse to select the file.
One file only.
10 MB limit.
Allowed types: jpg, png, tif, pdf.
10 MB limit per form.

Acceptable proof of eligibility for free training for residents of Western Australia (and some temporary visa holders as above) may include a drivers licence, or other government document such as a passport.

 

If the course you are applying for has more than one start date (as shown on the course page) please list your preference below. We will try to accommodate this preference where possible.
Personal details
Name
Entrance Requirements
Have you passed Year 10 English, or equivalent?
If you have evidence that you have passed Yr 10 English, or an equivalent, please upload it here. Click Browse to select the file.
One file only.
10 MB limit.
Allowed types: jpg, png, tif, pdf.
10 MB limit per form.
Infrastructure Ready Skill Set Student Agreement

I understand that I need to:

  • Provided my own steel cap work boots, long sleeved hi-vis shirt and work gloves
  • Be willing to work long days with early starts, up to 50 hours per week
  • Be willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Have reliable transport to get to work by 5:45am
  • Be willing to undertake any drug and alcohol tests or medical assessments as required for the role
  • Follow all work health and safety procedures as required for the role
  • Be willing to undertake reasonable manual labour
Contact details
Gender
For example: 1 January 2000
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Your USI is a 10 digit number. Please note that enrolments are unable to be processed without a USI. You can create or retrieve your USI at www.usi.gov.au
Have you studied with North Metropolitan TAFE before?
If you have previously studied at North Metropolitan TAFE, please provide your Student ID if known.

Guardian details

Citizenship | Residency status

Education
Are you currently enrolled in secondary studies? *

Note If you are enrolled in secondary school and TAFE concurrently you will be charged at a commercial rate. For further information please email applications@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

Type of disability or impairment or medical condition
Will you require special assistance or equipment because of your disability?