Our Funding and Fee Options
Smart and Skilled Funding
Training under Smart and Skilled is subsidised by the NSW Government.
Am I Eligible?
Patrick’s College Australia delivers government subsidised training, including the NSW government training under the Smart and Skilled program.
To access NSW government-subsidised training with Patrick’s College Australia’s Services, including fee exemptions or concessions, you must be:
- an Australian citizen or meet the criteria of being an Australian permanent resident, a humanitarian visa holder, or a New Zealand citizen;
- aged 15 years or older;
- no longer be at school;
- living or working in NSW;
- or registered as a NSW apprentice or new entrant trainee.
To check if you are Eligible for Smart and Skilled funding click Eligibility.
If you are not eligible for the above subsidies/fee free training, Patrick's College Australia offers Payment Plans through Vet Student Loans for all fee-paying students