Government Funding

Technical Advanced Training

Government Funding

Technical Advanced Training is pleased to announce it has secured a Service Agreement to offer Government Subsidised Training as part of the Skills First Program for 2022. This is a great initiative for ‘upskilling’ citizens to secure and broaden their scope of qualification for a better employment outcome.

From the 1st of January, 2022 Technical Advanced Training is offering security training courses to student’s eligible for government subsidised training.

Who is eligible for government subsidised training?

In 2022 you are eligible for government subsidised training if you meet any one of the following:

  •  Australian Citizen
  •  Australian Permanent Resident (holder of a permanent visa)
  •  New Zealand Citizen

And you are any of the following:

  •  Under 20 years of age (as at 1 January 2022)
  •  Undertaking an Approved Foundation Skills course
  •  20 years and older and ‘upskilling’ by undertaking a course at a higher level than their existing qualification
  •  A Victorian of any age whose existing highest qualification is the Victorian Certificate of Education; Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (Intermediate or Senior); International Baccalaureate Diploma; Senior Secondary School Certificate from another Australian jurisdictions or any Vocational Education and Training (VET) certificates completed as part of a Senior Secondary qualification.


  •  You haven’t begun and are not enrolled to begin two or more other government subsidised courses in 2022.
  •  You are not already doing two or more other government-subsidised courses.

What to bring to Enrolment

When attending for this enrolment process, please bring with you at least one of the following primary identifications:

  •  Evidence of your citizenship/residency status
  •  Australian Birth Certificate
  •  Current Australian Passport
  •  Current New Zealand Passport
  •  Naturalisation Certificate
  •  Temporary Protection Visa
  •  Current Green Medicare Card or Formal documentation issued by the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship confirming Permanent Residence
  •  Evidence of your age

And further, bring with you at least one of the following secondary identifications:

  •  Current Drivers Licence
  •  Current Learners Permit
  •  Proof of Age Card or Keypass Card
  •  Any Concession Cards that you may hold
  •  Any Referral Forms or letters that have been issued to you by an Employment Services Provider (ESP) e.g. Job Services Australia (JSA)

Use the link below to check if you are eligible: Victorian Skills Gateway

For example, based on the course you select all students that are eligible to undertake training in a Certificate II in Security Operations with Technical Advanced Training under the Skills First Program will pay an enrolment fee of:

  •  $50 for Health Care Card holders and
  •  $250 for Non-Health Care Card holders

The course shall be deemed to have commenced upon confirmation of enrolment, at which stage fees become non-refundable.