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What is Skills SA?

Skills SA works with learners, businesses and the communities in South Australia to make it easier for individuals to get the vocational skills they need to find jobs and build careers, and businesses to find skilled employees.

Skills SA provides eligible students with government subsidised training, including traineeships.

In South Australia, the CMTO (RTO ID: 91800) offers the following courses that are subsidised for students by Skills SA:

Whether you're a prospective student or a prospective employer of a trainee, the Skills SA website tells you everything you need to know about government subsidised training before you enrol with your preferred training provider.

The enrol in a Skills SA funded course at the CMTO, a student must:

  1. Read and understand the information contained in FORM 22 Student Information Handbook.
  2. Talk with their station manager about the course.
  3. Apply for a Unique Student Identifier (USI). This can be done by going to the Unique Student Identifier website. All students enrolling after January 2015 must have a USI. If you would like assistance call the CMTO office on 02 9318 9626
  4. Request an Enrolment Form from the CMTO. 

Upon enrolment evidence must be provided of citizenship. Students must also provide evidence that they live or work in SA. A government document such as a driver licence, a letter from Centrelink, or a letter from a utility provider that states the student’s name and address can act as evidence that the student lives in SA. A letter from an employer can be provided as proof that the student works in SA. 

Information for employers

Please refer to the Skills SA employer portal for information on the relevant forms required for employees undertaking subsidised training.

If you’re thinking of employing a trainee to undertake a traineeship, download our Traineeship Info Kit.  

This training is supported by the South Australian Government. 

Contact us to find out more.

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