Before you begin
For ease of completion for YOU, please ensure you have the below-listed evidence documents available PRIOR to commencing this form.
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Supplying the documents within the form will reduce additional follow up from our operations team and any delays with your application.
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Additional documents of evidence may be required or applicable to you to upload with this application
To be considered for a NSW Smart & Skilled funded training place with KARBEN Training Solutions you must meet the program eligibility requirements.
In order to determine your eligibility and an accurate quote to be provided please complete this Smart & Skilled eligibility form.
What is the address of your usual residence?
Please provide the physical address (street number and name not post office box) where you usually reside rather than any temporary address at which you reside for training, work or other purposes before returning to your home.
If you are from a rural area use the address from your state or territory’s ‘rural property addressing’ or ‘numbering’ system as your residential street address.
Building/property name is the official place name or common usage name for an address site, including the name of a building, Aboriginal community, homestead, building complex, agricultural property, park or unbounded address site.
Please refer to the NSW Smart and Skilled Fee-Free Scholarships fact sheet for eligibility and more information.
Fee-Free Scholarships – For concession-eligible students
Fee-Free Scholarships – For young people in out-of-home care
Evidence required for Fee free training | Fee-free scholarship (Out-of-Home Care)For a student currently in out-of-home care:
For a student previously in out-of-home care:
Fee-Free Scholarships – For people who are experiencing or have experienced domestic and family violence
Evidence required for Fee free training | Fee-free scholarship (Domestic and Family Violence eligible)A letter of recommendation is required from a domestic and family violence service, refuge or other support agency such as:
I First Name* Last Name* declare I am currently unemployed and not receiving Commonwealth Benefits at present.
Employee that has been stood down or employee for whom employer has JobKeeper arrangement in place and at risk of becoming unemployed. Requires upskilling or reskilling for new role and employment elsewhere
(employed for 6 months or less): employed on condition of receiving training to build capacity and capability for the job role. This would be within the first 6 months of employment
Existing employee, with or without relevant skills or previous qualification up to Certificate III, that requires training to upskill to secure ongoing employment or future employment
Workers at any company in an agreed declining industry (e.g. international travel industry) who require upskilling/reskilling for redeployment.
Which of the following classifications BEST describes the Industry of your current or previous Employer?
understand and agree that, under the Data Provision Requirements 2012, KARBEN Training Solutions is required to collect personal information (information or an opinion about me), collected from me, my parent or guardian, such as my name, Unique Student Identifier, date of birth, contact details, training outcomes and performance, sensitive personal information (including ethnicity and health information) and other enrolment and training activity-related information (together Personal Information) and disclose that Personal Information to the National Centre for Vocational Education Research Ltd (NCVER).
My Personal Information (including the personal information contained on this enrolment form and my training activity data) may be used or disclosed by KARBEN Training Solutions for statistical, regulatory and research purposes. KARBEN Training Solutions may disclose my personal information for these purposes to third parties, including:
Personal Information disclosed to NCVER may be used or disclosed for the following purposes:
I may receive an NCVER student survey which may be administered by an NCVER employee, agent or third party contractor. I may opt out of the survey at the time of being contacted.
NCVER will collect, hold, use and disclose my Personal Information in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), the VET Data Policy and all NCVER policies and protocols (including those published on NCVER’s website at www.ncver.edu.au).
The Department may disclose my Personal Information to other Australian government agencies, including those located in State and Territories outside of New South Wales.
The above government agencies may use my Personal Information for any purpose relating to the exercise of their government functions, including but not limited to the evaluation and assessment of my training, the determination of my eligibility to receive subsidised training or for any Fee Exemptions or Concessions. My Personal Information may also be disclosed to other third parties if required by law.
I also acknowledge and agree that the Department may contact me by telephone email pr post during or after I have ceased subsidised training with KARBEN Training Solutions for the purposes of evaluating and assessing my subsidised training.
* Parental/guardian consent is required for all students under the age of 18