State Funding - NSW

Entitlement Full Qualifications Program

The Entitlement Full Qualifications Program (EFQP) is an integral component of the Smart and Skilled program. Through EFQP funding, eligible students gain access to comprehensive financial assistance that covers the entire cost of qualifying educational programs. This initiative aims to ensure that individuals have the opportunity to pursue their chosen courses without financial barriers, promoting skill development and fostering a skilled workforce for the future.

What is EFQ Funding?

And how does it work?

The Entitlement Full Qualifications Program (EFQP) operates by providing eligible students with full financial coverage for approved educational programs. Under this initiative, students can select from a range of qualifying courses and, upon meeting the eligibility criteria, have their tuition costs entirely funded. This program aims to empower individuals with the education and skills they need to succeed, contributing to their personal growth and the overall advancement of the workforce.

Funding Eligibility

To be eligible for Subsidised Training a student must:

  • be an Australian citizen, permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen
  • be aged 15 years or older
  • live or work in NSW, and
  • no longer be at school, except for registered home school students
  • be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person who lives in a specific defined interstate border area with NSW.

Contact us today to check your eligibility for this and other funding.

Courses funded by EFQ



Course Category



Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

Cert III in Driving Operations

Certificate III in Driving Operations

Cert III in Individual Support

Certificate III in Individual Support

Certificate III in Supply Chain Operations

Certificate III in Supply Chain Operations

Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations

Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations


Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)

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About EFQ Funding

How To Apply

Check out our range of courses and contact us to arrange an obligation-free training needs analysis and assistance through the application process. During the application process, you will need to provide evidence of eligibility, we can also assist you during this step.

For more information or to enrol please contact us 1300 790822.

Useful Links

If you are looking for more information about the Smart & Skilled Funding program then check out the following useful links:

Smart and Skilled website.

NSW Vocational Education & Training

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Interested in studying a course but don't know what funding is available to you. Contact us today to check your eligibility and find out more about funding options available to you.

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