Act JobTrainer

Funding Information

AIE Canberra and Online Campuses are able to provide Fee-Free training services for approved qualifications to eligible students that are living or working in the ACT.

This is one of the ways the ACT Government is supporting jobs and the economy during COVID-19.

JobTrainer is a jointly funded initiative of the Commonwealth, state and territory governments.

AM I ELIGIBLE?

You are eligible for a JobTrainer place if you are living or working in the ACT and:

  • an Australian citizen; or
  • an Australian permanent resident; or
  • New Zealand passport holder resident for more than 6 months; or
  • an eligible visa holder

and

  • a person aged 17 to 24 years of age, regardless of employment status, who is not enrolled in or attending a school or college, or another program leading to the completion of year 12,

or

  • a job seeker who is:
    • out of work, and/or
    • in receipt of income support payments.

and

  • your training provider has deemed the course as suitable for you
  • you have not completed this qualification within the last 7 years
  • Students cannot be enrolled into a course if they are already enrolled in the same or equivalent course.

Please Note: This indicator is to be used as a guide only. It does not guarantee you a government-subsidised place with the Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE). AIE will determine your eligibility by conducting a full assessment of your eligibility during your enrolment process.

1. HOW DO I APPLY?

The application for JobTrainer Funding is completed upon your enrolment. You do not need to apply for the funding by yourself.

You will be asked to complete the following documents to confirm your eligibility and suitability for Skilled Capital Funding:

  • Skilled Capital Application Form
  • Initial Skills Assessment
  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy Test

You will need to provide AIE the following supporting documentation:

2. CITIZENSHIP AND PERMANENT RESIDENCY

Please provide ONE of the following documents:

  • Australian birth certificate
  • Australian Permanent Resident visa
  • Nationalisation Certificate
  • Green Medicare Card
  • NewStart Card
  • Eligible visa

Note: Residency status for New Zealand passport holders must be longer than 6 months

ACT Residency or Employment:

Please provide ONE of the following documents:

  • Current ACT drivers licence
  • Health Care Card
  • Pension Card
  • ACT Proof of Age Card
  • Utilities account bill issued within the last three months
  • Contract of purchase, lease or rental agreement
  • ACT Government endorsed identification
  • A letter, email or payslip from an ACT employer showing the street address where the student is working in the ACT

Please Note: This is to be used as a guide only. Depending on your personal circumstances, you may be asked to provide additional documentation.

3. PROGRAMS AVAILABLE FOR JOBTRAINER FUNDING

CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media qualification of the following courses (please note that other qualifications listed on these pages are not eligible):

4. TUITION FEES

You can see the student tuition fees on the individual course page (see the links to courses above). The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

5. REGISTRATION AUDIT REPORT AND QUALITY INDICATORS

The most recent registration audit report and quality indicators are available on AIE Policy and Procedure page.