Skilling for Recovery

Skilling for Recovery (SfR) is a NSW Government program under JobTrainer Program to provide fee-free training courses to support young people, job seekers and school leavers to gain, retain or upskill the required industry skills and knowledge.

In partnership with the NSW Government’s SfR initiative, Brighten Institute Australia is offering fee-free training for those who meet the eligibility criteria to support individuals to gain the industry related skill sets to develop the employability in Australia industries.

Skilling for Recovery Eligibility Criteria

Training is available for new staff who meet the eligibility criteria and existing staff who are at risk of unemployment and require retraining in order to secure ongoing employment.

If an employer is interested in recruiting new people for their workforce or wanting to upskill their existing workforce they may be eligible for fee-free training through NSW JobTrainer/Skilling for Recovery.

People undertaking training must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria and fit into at least one of the categories below:

  • a young person aged 17-24 at the commencement of training, regardless of employment status, including Year 12 school leavers
  • Commonwealth Government welfare benefit recipients
  • an unemployed person
  • an employed person who is expected to become unemployed (e.g. companies in declining industries, people whose employment is conditional on immediately undertaking work relevant training, workers who have been stood down or furloughed).

Eligible participants will also need to be:

  • living in NSW or working in NSW
  • be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent resident or
  • humanitarian visa holder
  • no longer at school.

Available courses

BSBSS00095
Cross-sector Infection Control Skill Set

Learners can develop skills and knowledge required to reduce the risk and transmission of infection while carrying out routine work activities in response to COVID-19 for workers in all industries.

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SG00007502
Business Computing Skill

Learners can develop computing skills to use in an office environment and will be able to create and design a range of workplace documents and office templates.

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SG00006400
Customer Engagement

This short course has been designed to deliver training to individuals working in a range of complex customer service roles. Learners can develop skills and knowledge to work in a manner that is healthy and safe in relation to self and others as well as to manage stress in the workplace.

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SG00007788
Business Administration - Essential Skills

Learners can develop professional office admin and computing skills to use at workplaces. Upon completion, learners will be able to digitally design and develop text-based documents using advanced features of word processing applications.

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SG00007699
Business Administration Skill Set #2

This short course has been designed to deliver training to individuals working in a range of complex customer service roles. Learners can develop skills and knowledge to work in a manner that is healthy and safe in relation to self and others as well as to manage stress in the workplace.

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