To be eligible for Skills First Victoria you need to:
You must be:
- an Australian citizen,
- or an Australian permanent resident,
- or a New Zealand citizen.
2) Physical location
You must be physically present in Victoria while participating in training and assessment.
3) Course limits
Skills First funding is limited to:
- two courses at a time
- two courses in a year.
The ‘2 Skill Sets in a year’ and ‘2 AQF qualifications in a year’ limits - In a calendar year, a student may only commence a maximum of two:
a) Skills First subsidised Skill Sets; and
b) Skills First subsidised programs that are AQF qualifications.
The following scenarios are not counted when determining if a student meets these limits:
a) transitioning from a superseded program to the current version of the same program;
b) recommencing training in the same program (at either the same or a different provider);
c) enrolling in an Apprenticeship (not Traineeship) after having participated in one of the programs identified as a ‘Pre-Apprenticeship and Pathway Program’ on the Funded Programs Report; or
d) participation in '22510VIC – Course in Identifying and Responding to Family Violence Risk’.
The ‘2 at a time’ limit - A student may only commence a maximum of two Skills First subsidised programs at any one time. Participation in the '22510VIC – Course in Identifying and Responding to Family Violence Risk’ will not be counted when determining if a student meets this limit.