Regional Skills Training - RST - training for rural and regional Australia

General Information

Student Information Book

This information booklet provides you with information about the services offered by Regional Skills Training and our approach to ensuring you a safe, fair and supported environment to participate in training and assessment.

Courses we offer

AHC21216 Certificate II in Rural Operations

AHC20116 Certificate II in Agriculture

AHC32816 Certificate III in Rural Operations

AHC30116 Certificate III in Agriculture

AHC30620 Certificate III in Production Horticulture

AHC40116 Certificate IV in Agriculture

AHC50116 Diploma of Agriculture

AHC51419 Diploma of Agribusiness Management

WorkReady

WorkReady is a South Australian government initiative that provides subsidised training to eligible participants in South Australia. If your training is subsidised, the South Australian Government pays part of your course fees for you.

RST offers qualifications under WorkReady funding for eligible students.

WorkReady Students may be eligible for a concession if they are:

  • A current Commonwealth Government concession card holder:
    • Health Care Card; or
    • Pensioner Concession Card; or
    • Veteran Affairs Concession Card.
  • Are a prison inmate, a detainee, on remand, held in a South Australian institution in connection with the commission of an offence, or a child in a South Australian detention centre older than 16 years.

For further information and to check eligibility visit: www.skills.sa.gov.au

JobTrainer

Reduced fees for JobTrainer accredited courses are available for eligible students under the JobTrainer initiatives if you are:

  • Not currently employed, or
  • Aged between 16 to 24 years and not enrolled in school, or
  • Hold a Health Care, Pensioner or Veteran Affairs concession card.

You will also need to meet the eligibility criteria for subsidised training.

Further information on eligibility and reduced fees for training including JobTrainer, can be found at www.skills.sa.gov.au/jobtrainer

Financial Support

There are a variety of allowances that students may be able to access to help with study and living costs while training. Students will need to determine if they are eligible and apply for any applicable allowances.

Allowances may be available from Centrelink to:

  • Students and apprentices
  • Aboriginal apprentices
  • Pensioners who are studying
  • Families with children who have barriers to attend school
  • Low income families

Students who are or have been under a Guardianship Order of a government Minister in Australia and are 16 years or older, do not have to pay course fees for subsidised courses.

Further information about financial support including fee concessions, allowances, scholarships and grants can be found at: www.skills.sa.gov.au/get-support-to-study

Nationally Recognised Training
WorkReady
South Australia
Government of South Australia

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