2017 Smart & Skilled Program – SWC Approved Qualifications

Smart & Skilled Program: https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/

Process for obtaining a Unique Student Identifier (USI): http://www.usi.gov.au/Students/Pages/steps-to-create-your-USI.aspx

2017 Traineeship fees (NSW Smart & Skilled Program): $1,000 (+ 0% GST)

Smart and Skilled Consumer Protection Policy: https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/for-training-providers/consumer-obligations

Smart and Skilled Notification of Enrolment process

SWC Training must only carry out notifications of enrolment via the Portal in accordance with the following processes:-

(a) SWC Training must first obtain the consent of the Prospective student to the Department’s use of the Prospective Student’s information by:

(i) The prospective Student signing or electronically accepting (including by ticking a check box) a consent for that includes the wording set out in Schedule 1 of these Operating Guidelines or
(ii) the Prospective Student verbally providing their consent provided that a consent statement is recited to the Prospective Student or is made available for the Prospective Student to read.

To be clear, if the Prospective Student does not provide their consent, SWC Training must not proceed with the Notification of Enrolment Process.

(b) SWC Training must use the Provider Calculator to validate eligibility, input details of any Credit Transfers or Recognition of Prior Learning and generate details of the Fee Chargeable and the applicable Subsidy together with any Loadings (if applicable). SWC Training must provide the Prospective Student with details of the Fee chargeable.

(c) SWC Training will generate and maintain a hard copy or electronic copy of the Notification of Enrolment Report-Provider Copy that can be referred to where the Fee and Subsidy is adjusted the Commitment ID is issued.

(d) SWC Training must confirm that the Prospective Student has signed or electronically accepted declaration confirming:

(i) all information provided by the Prospective Student to the Provider, in connection with the Notification of Enrolment Process is true, accurate, complete and not misleading in any way.
(ii) the Prospective Student is aware of any subcontracting arrangements (if applicable); and
(iii) the Prospective Student had been provided with the details of the Fee Chargeable and the Student Information.

Successful completion of the Notification of Enrolment Process will result in the issue of a commitment ID.

To be clear, the Notification of Enrolment Process may be carried out before, after or simultaneously with the Provider’s enrolment process.