Funding Options

NT State Funding

WANT has traineeship places for TAE40122 for residents in the Northern Territory. Eligibility criteria can be found at

WA State Funding

WANT has Priority Industry Training funding available in Western Australia for Certificate III in Individual Support. WANT can assist you with checking your eligibility criteria. More information can be found at

National Over 40’s Funding

Skills Checkpoint for Older Workers (SCOW) is available to students across Australia and will fund up to 75% of the course fee with funding capped at $2000.

Skills Checkpoint for Older Workers Program – Department of Employment and Workplace Relations, Australian Government (

The funding supports older workers to:

The funding is coordinated by Busy at Work who check eligibility with students and administer the funds.  

Eligibility criteria includes:

Busy at Work website provides further information about funding options and their staff are very helpful and responsive.

Skills Checkpoint for Older Workers – BUSY at Work