What is JobTrainer?
As the economy recovers from COVID-19 the $1 billion JobTrainer program will provide school leavers and job seekers with hundreds of fee-free and low cost courses, to help develop new skills. Targeted towards the sectors identified as growth areas, JobTrainer will help the economy rebound by ensuring the workforce has the right skills, right now.
What is covered?
A range of accredited diplomas, certificates and short courses in areas like health, aged and disability care, IT and trades.
smallprint and Catapult eLearning's large range of training resources includes qualifications and skillsets covered by the JobTrainer funding.
Who is eligible?
The JobTrainer fund is available to those who are out of work, receiving an income support payment, or aged 17–24.
Who will be administering the funding?
State and territory governments are responsible for determining which qualifications and short courses to prioritise from the agreed list, with focus on training in areas of anticipated employment growth.
For more information on JobTrainer courses and training providers in each state and territory click on the map below.
Information as provided on 25 November 2020.