ACE Funded Training

Looking to upskill in 2023? We have a range of courses and workshops available for eligible students under the NSW Government ACE program. The NSW Government has recently allowed the College to expand our ACE eligibility criteria until 30 June 2023, giving more people the chance to access funded education and training opportunities!

See below for the updated eligibility criteria and browse our range of ACE funded courses!

Eligibility Criteria

If you meet one or more of the following criteria, you may be eligible for ACE funded training with the College:

  • Aboriginal
  • Torres Strait Islander
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
  • acquired brain impairment
  • hearing impairment
  • intellectual
  • physical
  • mental illness
  • medical condition
  • other
  • my main language spoken at home is not English
  • speaking English is hard for me
  • I am finding it hard¬† to study or get a job because of language barriers
  • I experience cultural or social barriers
  • I am a migrant or refugee
  • I struggle to read and write, which prevents me from study or employment
  • I struggle with maths, which prevents me from study or employment
  • I struggle with technology, which prevents me from study or employment
  • age pension
  • career payment
  • Austudy
  • youth allowance
  • disability support pension
  • family tax benefit (part A)
  • parenting payment (single)
  • jobseeker payment
  • farm household allowance
  • special benefit
  • Veterans' affairs pensions
  • Veterans' Children Education Scheme
  • widow allowance
  • I am homeless
  • I experience mental health issues
  • I am in out of home care or refuge
  • I am in need of special care or support
  • I am at risk of abuse or neglect at home
  • I am unemployed
  • I am working less than 25 hours per week
  • I am homeless
  • I have recently left the criminal justice system
  • I am at risk of entering the criminal justice system
  • I have not achieved year 12 or equivalent
  • I am unemployed
  • I am working less than 25 hours per week
  • I have recently left the criminal justice system
  • I am at risk of entering the criminal justice system
  • I am returning to the workforce after a gap of over 12 months
  • I am over 55 years of age and want to re-skill or up-skill
  • I am experiencing or have experienced domestic violence, family violence, or coercion
  • I am looking to re-skill or up-skill due to COVID-19, industry closure, injury recovery, or mental health issues
  • I am recovering from drug/alcohol abuse

For more information on ACE funding, student eligibility or upcoming courses, please contact Training Coordinator, David O'Brien on 0418 439 716 or via email at dobrien@cccc.nsw.edu.au. Alternatively, you can contact us on 02 4348 4300.

This training is funded by the NSW Government.

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