- Rules may vary from state-to-state. This applies to Victoria State, I'm not sure about how it works if you are elsewhere in Oz. Do share with us if you know!
- You are allowed up to two Government-funded courses per calendar year.
- You are allowed to get subsidy for a second Certificate III (or whatever) course as long as you have not completed the first one. E.g. I have just begun my second subsidised Cert III Course (in Warehouse Operations) while I am simultaneously doing my Automotive Cert III Course.
- If you are "over-qualified", you may still receive funding for courses which are not pegged at a particular level, e.g a Forklift license. I 'wasted' a funding entitlement for 2014 on my Forklift license and it was really a rather small subsidy amount.
- Technically I could have pursued a subsidised Cert II or even Cert I instead of my warehouse Cert III, as I have not completed my Automotive Cert III. Remember, I'm a Form 12 equivalent as my Journalism degree was never assessed.
- Of course, you can collect them all. Just that you may have to pay your own money. Nothing to stop you from going back and doing lower-level certs if that suits your fancy. Some of them are pretty affordable. The full-priced Warehouse cert is only $1250, though I paid $25. It's $5 for those with a valid concession card!!!
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