Skills Checkpoint for Older Workers

Are you aged over 45 and looking to re-skill?

The Australian Government, through its Skills and Training Incentive, is providing up to $2,200 (GST inclusive) to fund training to help mature age Australians to update their skills and remain in the workforce longer.

You are eligible for the Incentive if you:

  • are aged 45–70
    • are an Australian citizen or permanent resident
    • are currently employed OR recently unemployed (within nine months) and not   registered with an Australian Government employment services provider
    • have completed a Skills Checkpoint assessment that identified training opportunities through the Skills Checkpoint for Older Workers Program (Program).

You can find out more information about the Incentive and the Program by:

OrganisationStates/territories in which the organisation delivers the programContact details
The BUSY Group LtdQueensland, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory13 BUSY (13 28 79)
VERTO LtdNew South Wales, Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory1300 4 VERTO (1300 483 786)