What courses can I study?

To be eligible for the Young Carers Bursary you must be:

  • studying an approved course in Australia either full or part time
  • in high school or home school
  • TAFE or a registered training organisation (RTO) studying towards higher vocational education and training (VET) qualifications
  • at university, up to and including your first undergraduate degree

A vocational education and training (VET) accredited course has been assessed as being compliant with the Standards for VET Accredited Courses 2021 and the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

VET educates and trains people in skills enabling them to enter the workforce directly once the VET course has been completed.

These skills are essential for entering the workforce for the first time, changing careers, upgrading skills, having your current skills recognised or ugrading your current qualifications.

These courses are nationally recognised and meet an established industry, enterprise, educational, legislative or community need.

All VET accredited courses receive a national code and appears on the national register.  The national code will normally have three letters and five numbers.

  • FNS60217  Advanced Diploma of Accounting
  • ACM30219  Certificate III in Animal Technology
  • MSS20316  Certificate II in Competitive Systems and Practices
  • SIR10116  Certificate I in Retail Service

They will also have units of competency that describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge you will achieve upon completion of each unit.

Use the button below to search for accredited courses.


How do I find them?

Use the button below to search for accredited courses.

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