Smart and Skilled is a reform of the NSW vocational training system. The program is now open for enrolments, however, course commencements will begin from 1 January 2015.

Student benefits
The courses offered under the Smart and Skilled initiative give individuals the chance to upskill themselves and advance their career. Individuals will be able to choose from a variety of courses to help their skills both professionally and personally.

Employer benefits
Placing a staff member in a Smart and Skilled course means that employers benefit from a skilled workforce and motivated staff. By focusing on creating a positive and skilled workforce, this will trickle down to improved business operations such as customer service and profitability.

Quality Training and Hospitality College is an approved Smart and Skilled provider. All training offered under Smart and Skilled is subsidised by the NSW Government. http://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/



Specialising in Hospitality, Quality Training and Hospitality College’s Smart and Skilled approved qualifications are perfect for anyone in the Hospitality industry. From entry level training to advanced skills, individuals and businesses can skill up with our flexible courses.

Business & Management

Our business and management courses are suitable for individuals seeking generic training which can be adapted to any industry. Choosing a Smart and Skilled approved business or management qualification leads to learning skills in a business environment and leading and managing teams.

Residency Age Schooling Concessions
Students must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident residing in New South Wales Students must be aged 15 years or over Students have finished secondary school or left school
  • Concessions may be available for Health Care card holders
  • Fee free Scholarships may be available for students – 15 to 30 years (criteria applies)

What courses are individuals eligible for

Your eligibility for a government-subsidised Smart and Skilled (add Entitlement or Targeted Priorities) course no longer depends  on your previous qualifications:

  • From 2016, all students, regardless of the level of any previous qualifications held, are able to access subsidised Smart and Skilled training up to Certificate III level. This means that even if you have a higher level qualification you may still be eligible to re-train to enter (or re-enter) the workforce.
  • You can also enrol in subsidised training at Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma level, depending on the availability of funding for these courses .

Previous qualifications do not affect eligibility, but may affect student the student fee.

(NOTE: Traineeships – prior qualifications may affect eligibility)

Fees and Pricing

Smart and Skilled Pricing varies depending on whether you choose to study within a Traineeship and Apprenticeship program or an individual entitlement*

Fees may change depending on Direct Credit Transfers or Recognition of Prior Learning where the advertised fees may be reduced.*

Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders or Students on a Disability Pension may attract no fees.*

(*criteria applies)

See link for http://qthc.edu.au/about/domestic-information for free refund policy and student information.

How to enrol (Notification of Enrolment Process)

Call 1300 511 888 and ask to speak to a consultant or email info@qthc.edu.au your enquiry.

A suitable time and date will be arranged with the consultant to meet with the studentto discuss the programs and the criteria.

When enrolling you must bring the following ID: current photo ID and either a Green Medicare Card or your Birth Certificate or your current Passport.

Students under 18 years of age must have parent approval and signatures.

If you are enrolling under a concession fee – you will need to bring your CRN and details of your Job Active provider (and be receiving Welfare benefits from Centrelink). Dependants of  a Welfare recipients name must be listed with CRN on the concession card.

USI – all students enrolling under the Smart and Skilled Government Subsidised funding must obtain an USI to be eligible. See link http://qthc.edu.au/usi 

Code Qualification Fees (no prior qualification) Fees (hold prior qualification) Suggested Duration
 SIT20216 Certificate II in Hospitality  $870  $1050  6 months
 SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality  $1,440  $1750  9 months
 SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality $2,340  $2750  12 months
 SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management $3,720  $4320  18 months
 SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery $2,110  $2550  30 months
BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management $1,570  $1850  6 months
 BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management  $2350  $2850  24 months
 SIT60316  Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management  $4120  $4630  18 months
 SIT20416  Certificate II in Kitchen Operations  $880  $1050  6 months

Fees may change dependent on approved RPL (Recognised Prior Learning or Credit Transfer). Please contact us full a full fee quotation at info@qthc.edu.au or by phoning 1300 511 888

What course is right for me?

Contact us for more information, regarding course choices and free advice.