NSW Courses

Click on the course names for more information:

CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care 

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care 

BSB30115 Certificate III in Business 

BSB30415 Certificate III in Business Administration 

BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business

SIR30216 Certificate III in Retail

TLI31616 Certificate III in Warehousing Operations

NSW Government Funding


Smart and Skilled is a reform of the NSW Vocational Education and Training (VET) system. It's helping people in NSW get the skills they need to find a job and advance their careers.


Smart and Skilled provides eligible students with:

  • an entitlement to government-subsidised training up to and including Certificate III.

  • government funding for higher-level courses (Certificate IV and above) in targeted priority areas.


For more information about Smart and Skilled, click here or call 1300 772 104.

Benchmark College is an approved Smart and Skilled Training Provider.

A list of the Approved Qualifications - click here.

Important Information

Click on the following links for important information about Government funded courses:

Qualifications and Course Information

Course Guide

Locations & Unique Student Identifier

Student Information


Eligibility criteria apply, please contact Benchmark College for more information.

To be eligible for Smart and Skilled, you must be:

  • Aged 15 years old or over.

  • Living or working in New South Wales.

  • Are an Australian citizen, permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen.

  • have left school.

For more information and to check your eligibility click here.

Fee Administration Policy

To access a copy of the Smart and Skilled Fee Administration Policy click here.