Smart and Skilled Funded programs

Looking for qualifications funded under Smart and Skilled.

NOTE: Enrolments in this course can be taken ALL YEAR ROUND.

WEA has available a range of qualifications available in:
Foundation Skills - reading, writing, numeracy and computer skills
Entitlement Certificate II & III
Targeted Priorities Certificate IV & Diploma

To be eligible for Smart and Skilled, participants need to be:
15 years old or over
Living or working in NSW
No longer at school
An Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian permanent humanitarian
visa holder or New Zealand citizen
Home schooled, Asylum seeker or Refugee

Fees are nominated with each course. If eligible for fee exemption, the fee is $0. Fees are applied in accordance with Smart and Skilled fee arrangements - see "">
The WEA will confirm fees on application. Fee exemptions apply for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, students with a disability, a dependant of a disability support pension recipient or maybe you just want to upskill. Fee Concessions apply to low income or disadvantaged students.

If you are interested please contact WEA on 4226 1622 to make an appointment to discuss, enrol and develop your own individual training plan.

Funding for the Smart and Skilled and Tech Savvy for Small Business Program has been provided by the NSW Department of Industry

Course Details

Course open
Mon Mar 25, 2024 to Tue Mar 25, 2025
on application
Dannelle Robson
WEA Wollongong
50-56 Auburn Street, Wollongong, NSW 2500

Campus Information


There is plenty of parking onsite but please DO NOT TURN RIGHT into the carpark. You could endanger yourself, any passengers and any others on the road.

The centre should be approached from the South, either at the south end of Auburn Street, or by turning into Auburn Street from Swan or West Streets.

Food and Drink

There is a Zip Tap available for those who wish to BYO cup plus tea/coffee/milk supplies.

Please BYO refreshments for your use only.

Confirmation of Course and Purchase of Materials

At times WEA must cancel classes due to lack of enrolments. To avoid undue costs please do not purchase any materials until your course has been confirmed as going ahead.

Please call the WEA office on phone: (02) 4226 1622 three days prior to the commencement of the class to confirm that it will be going ahead.

No Smoking

Please note that WEA is a smoke-free business and smoking is not allowed in the building in the carparks or in any outside area on WEA property.

COVID and your Safety

If you are feeling unwell or displaying covid or cold and flu symptoms, please stay at home and notify our office that you will not be attending classes.

Our staff may ask you to leave if you appear to be unwell so that we protect our students and staff. We will operate according to Public Health Orders as required.

Meet your tutor

Dannelle Robson

VET Trainer