Smart and Skilled qualifications are subsidised by the NSW Government. Eligible students can choose from hundreds of qualifications, from Certificate I to Advanced Diploma.

Under the Smart and Skilled Program NCVE offers the following qualifications:

  • SIR20216 Certificate II in Retail Services
  • SIT20316 Certificate II in Hospitality
  • SIR30216 Certificate III in Retail Operations
  • SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality
  • Employability Skills Courses
  • BSB30120 Certificate III in Business
  • BSB40320 Certificate IV in Entreprenuership and New Business
  • BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management
  • BSB50120 Diploma of Business
  • BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management

Information for Students

Student Eligibility

To enrol for NSW Smart and Skilled training you need to meet certain conditions. To check if you are eligible to enrol in a course/traineeship you can go to and use the Eligibility Checker on the Smart and Skilled Website.


To check the student fee for the course you can use the Student Fee Calculator on the Find A Course page on the NSW Smart and Skilled website. Fee Free Scholarships are also available for eligible individuals.

Pre-enrolment Information

Please read our NSW Smart and Skilled Pre-enrolment Information to gain an understanding of the NSW Smart and Skilled Program and the services we supply under this program.

Further information about NSW Smart and Skilled can be found on the Smart and Skilled Website or in our Smart & Skilled Student Information.

View Smart & Skilled Student Information Booklet