Accredited Course Enrolment Form

The information in this form is not held in a database and is only confidentialy emailed to the administrators at Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Community College.

Smart & Skilled Student Eligibility

The NSW Government’s Smart & Skilled scheme is subsidised training for eligible applicants. Some candidates may be eligible for fully funded training – helping young people (15-30 years old) who are eligible for concessions to complete their training without paying a student fee.

Qualifications from certificate 1-4 levels, including qualifications that support apprenticeships and traineeships are covered. Subsidised training gives priority to people living in ‘NSW social housing’ . Eligible students are entitled to subsidised training once per financial year.

Determine eligibility for Smart and Skilled or ACE Program Funding

To be eligible for NSW Government subsidised training under Smart and Skilled , individuals must answer Yes to all five questions below.

1. Are you an Australian citizen, permanent resident or humanitarian visa holder3 or a New Zealand citizen
2. Are you aged 15 years or older
3. I live or work in NSW1 (see Exception A2)
4. I am no longer at school or equivalent (see Exception B5)
5. Proof of eligibility evidence6
Funding evidence

ACE and TSB Program

As part of Smart & Skilled, the Adult Community Education (ACE) Program aims to promote access and increase vocational education and training outcomes for those who experience significant barriers to training and employment. It is designed to target disadvantaged students, and students in regional and remote communities in NSW. It provides funding towards training up to and including Certificate III level.

The ACE Program also offers support to small business owners and their staff by providing fully subsidised accredited and non-accredited training in targeted courses in information technology, business services or foundation skills. This category is referred to as Targeted Skills for Small Business (TSB).

Further information on the program can be found at here.

Determine eligibility for the ACE Program

For students to be eligible under the ACE Program, they must be eligible for Smart & Skilled funding, and the ACE Provider must then assess if the student falls into one of two categories: (a) Disadvantaged Student7 OR (b) Regional or Remote Student8, AND is experiencing one of the listed barriers to participation9 in table below.

1. Very low literacy, language and /or numeracy skills (LLN).
2. Limited employability skills where students require considerable additional support.
3. Persistent and ongoing personal issues impacting on educational achievement.
4. Significant educational disadvantage impacting a student's ability to succeed in training.

TSB eligibility

The student must be eligible for Smart & Skilled funding and be:

(a) an owner of a small business: or (b) an employee of a small business.10

Student Details

Course you are applying for
Have you enrolled at HKCC before?
If yes, have your details changed?
Given name
Family name
Date of birth
Country of birth
Town of birth
Next of kin name
Next of kin phone
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Highest secondary school level
Year completed
Highest tertiary level
Specialist subject
Current employment status
What language do you speak at home?
What is your English language proficiency?
Are you Aboriginal of Torres Strait Islander?
Do you consider yourself to have a disability, impairment or long-term condition?
Are you registered with a Disability Employment Service (DES)?
If yes, what is your DES client number?
If yes, then please indicate the areas of disability, impairment or long-term condition. You may indicate more than one area.
Hearing/Deaf Mental Illness
Physical Vision
Intellectual Medical Condition
Learning Acquired Brain Impairment
Are you applying for Recognition of Prior Learning or Credit Transfers?
If yes, please list the units below

Consent Agreement

Note: If under 18 years of age at the time of giving consent, then the consent of their guardian is required

I have read the consent disclosure and agree to its terms.
I agree my personal information may be shared with the following Employment Service Provider, or another organisation or individual listed below.
I have read the privacy policy and agree to its terms.
I consent to a search for my USI if not included in the form.
I acknowledge that without a USI I will not be issued any statement of attainment or qualification certificate from HKCC for completion of qualifications.
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