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Skilling for Recovery

In partnership with the NSW Government’s Skilling for Recovery initiative, J2S is offering Fee-Free training to eligible students, to support future employment outcomes in a range of in-demand industries.

Training under JobTrainer is fee-free and fully funded by the NSW and Commonwealth governments

Skilling for Recovery

Hundreds of fee-free training courses are now available for school leavers, young people and job seekers, as part of the NSW Government’s Skilling for Recovery initiative.

Skilling for Recovery is part of a matched funding commitment of almost $320 million between NSW and the Federal Government, under the JobTrainer Fund. 

Am I eligible? 

Youth 17-24 (regardless of employment status)


Commonwealth Benefit Recipient (including unemployed Jobseeker)


Unemployed (Not a Commonwealth Benefit Recipient)


People expected to become unemployed (one of the following four categories):

  • Stood down/Jobkeeper/furloughed employee: 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.

  • Person returning to work (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.

  • Low skilled/unskilled employee: 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 in declining industries: Workers at any company in an agreed declining industry (e.g. international travel industry) who require upskilling/reskilling for redeployment.

What courses are fee free?

BSB30120

Certificate III in Business

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 Training under JobTrainer is fee-free and fully funded by the NSW and Commonwealth governments. 

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