Want to receive a qualification at a subsidised price?

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. 

Subsidised Smart and Skilled Courses available in 2022:

The table below indicates 2022 course fees and subsidies.

2022 Kenvale tuition fee Prices for student’s without qualification* Prices for student’s with previous qual**
Certificate II in Hospitality 2,750 880 1,050
Certificate III in Events 5,750 1,450 1,750
Certificate III in Hospitality 6,250 1,450 1,750
Certificate III in Commercial Cookery 10,500 2,130 2,550
Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery 13,500 2,360 2,750
Certificate IV in Hospitality 7,000 2,360 2,750
Diploma of Event Management 10,000 3,750 4,230
Diploma of Hospitality Management 10,750 3,750 4,230
Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management 12,750 4,120 4,630
Advanced Diploma of Event Management 10,750 4,120 4,630
Disclaimer: Smart and Skilled placements are subject to availability.

* This cost applies for those who have no other qualification outside of high school.

** This cost applies for those who have already received a qualification outside of high school.

***S&Skilled students are required to pay a $500 deposit at the time of enrolment. This amount will be allocated towards the cost of training through the payment of the student fee.

Am I eligible for this program?

In order to be eligible for Smart and Skilled training, you must be:

  • 15 years old or over
  • No longer at school
  • Living or working in NSW
  • An Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen

If you answered ‘yes’ to all four questions, then you may be eligible to enrol in a government-subsidised course with Kenvale as an approved Smart and Skilled training provider.

You still pay a fee, but the majority of the course fee is subsidised by the NSW government.

Student Information

For any fee information in relation to studying with a Smart and Skilled Funding, please see Fee Administration Policy, or visit the relevant page on Smart and Skilled website here.

The Consumer Protection Strategy also outlines the rights of a student who undertakes a VET training under the Smart and Skilled Funding. It includes any measures that has been set by the government to ensure consumer protection are obliged by the training providers, as well as other processes that may assist the students receiving training under the Smart and Skilled funding. You may also visit the relevant page on Smart and Skilled website here.

For details on Smart & Skilled contract and policies, please refer to the website here.

Have a Complaint?

You’re encouraged to resolve the problem through the informal process or lodge a formal complaint through the college’s Complaints and Appeals Process.

Contact details and enquiries

To find out more about qualifications and enrolment, contact 02 9314 6213 or email enquiries@kenvale.edu.au.

If you would like more information on the Smart and Skilled reform, provide feedback, or make a complaint, visit www.smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au or phone Smart and Skilled support on 1300 772 104.