Subsidised Training

There are three different types of subsidised training available for students at Ironwood –Job Trainer, Work Ready, and Traineeships.  The availability of each program is dependent on meeting the eligibility requirements and if the course is listed in the Subsidised Training List.  Please find further details about each option below:

JobTrainer

JobTrainer is a $88 million investment by the state and federal governments in skills and training to support school leavers, job seekers and young people, including those affected by COVID-19.

Where a course is subsidised and eligibility criteria is met, students will pay JobTrainer rates. These rates will show as the concession rate on each course page where applicable.

JobTrainer Eligibility

To be eligible for access to low-fee training through JobTrainer, you’ll need to be;

  • Not currently employed, or
  • Aged between 17 and 24 years and not enrolled in school, or
  • Hold a Health Care, Pensioner or Veteran Affairs concession card
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You will also need to meet the eligibility criteria for subsidised training

At Ironwood the following courses are eligible for JobTrainer subsidised training:

Please see the individual courses for details.

Any Questions?

For assistance with your enrolment, our Admissions Team is more than happy to help you with any questions you may have. Email us or call 08 8227 0300 now and we’ll get you started.

How to apply

Once you have decided to apply for a qualification, check you meet:

All students intending to use WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory language, literacy, and numeracy skills (LLN) as part of their enrolment. This is completed at our Adelaide office.

Phone: (08) 8227 0300
Address: Level 3, 68 Grenfell St, Adelaide  SA  5000
Email: admissions@ironwood.edu.au

Complete the online enrolment form, and upload details of:

  • Colour copy of Passport or Driver’s Licence. (Proof of ID+ residency)– If a passport is provided please provide a copy of a bank statement or utility bill issued within the last 6 months showing your current residential address.
  • Colour copy of either: current green Medicare card; Birth Certificate; current Australian passport; current New Zealand passport; or Australian citizenship certificate. (Proof of citizenship)
  • Colour copy of Certificates and Statement Results for any previously attained or partially completed qualifications completed in or recognised in Australia. 

Your enrolment will be assessed on the information you have provided. Upon receiving all paperwork and supporting evidence a formal assessment of your eligibility for government funding and suitability for the qualification is conducted. You will be notified by an admissions officer of the status of this application once your eligibility has been assessed.

Our Admissions team will contact you to arrange a time to complete the LLN assessment at our Adelaide office.

Before you book your appointment, it is important that you provide all the above-required documents. Without these, we are unable to process your application.

Please note that we are unable to finalise your enrolment until all required information and supporting evidence have been provided. 

Ironwood assesses the enrolment application. When deemed a successful enrolment application, the student will be issued a Letter of Offer to study with Ironwood. The student reads and accepts the conditions outlined in the Letter of Offer. Student fees are finalised – payment established.

If your enrolment application is accepted, you will receive a welcome email with a Confirmation of Enrolment attached, confirming acceptance into the qualification. It is important to check your junk or spam folder as this email can end up here sometimes. If not received, please contact our enrolments team on 08 8227 0300 during business hours. Your Trainer Assessor will contact you to undertake an induction and commence the learning program.

Please note that while Ironwood Institute makes every opportunity to support each student throughout their study to achieve their qualification, successful completion of the qualification and employment outcomes are the responsibility of the student.

WorkReady Subsidised Training

WorkReady is a South Australian government initiative that brings together funding for training, employment, and skills activities. WorkReady is about targeting training and employment opportunities to the needs of people, strategic industries, and regions.

WorkReady Subsidised Training eligibility

You may be eligible for government subsidised training based on your employment and training level. You may be eligible for subsidised training if you live or work in South Australia, and you are:

  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen
  • a permanent Australian resident, or
  • an eligible visa holder 

and are:

  • 16 years or over and not enrolled at school, or
  • 16 years or over, enrolled in school and undertaking training through the Training Guarantee for SACE Students (TGSS), or
  • undertaking training through a training contract as an apprentice or trainee in an identified course

Please visit WorkReady Subsidised Training for information on eligibility

Ironwood Institute courses that are eligible for WorkReady subsidised training are

Please see the individual courses for details.

Any Questions?

For assistance with your enrolment, our Admissions Team is more than happy to help you with any questions you may have. Email us or call 08 8227 0300 now and we’ll get you started.

How to apply

Once you have decided to apply for a qualification, check you meet:

All students intending to use WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory language, literacy, and numeracy skills (LLN) as part of their enrolment. This is completed at our Adelaide office.

Phone: (08) 8227 0300
Address: Level 3, 68 Grenfell St, Adelaide  SA  5000
Email: admissions@ironwood.edu.au be communicated to students through the website.

Complete the online enrolment form, and upload details of:

  • Colour copy of Passport or Driver’s Licence. (Proof of ID+ residency)– If a passport is provided please provide a copy of a bank statement or utility bill issued within the last 6 months showing your current residential address.
  • Colour copy of either: current green Medicare card; Birth Certificate; current Australian passport; current New Zealand passport; or Australian citizenship certificate. (Proof of citizenship)
  • Colour copy of Certificates and Statement Results for any previously attained or partially completed qualifications completed in or recognised in Australia.

Your enrolment will be assessed on the information you have provided. Upon receiving all paperwork and supporting evidence a formal assessment of your eligibility for government funding and suitability for the qualification is conducted. You will be notified by an admissions officer of the status of this application once your eligibility has been assessed.

Our Admissions team will contact you to arrange a time to complete the LLN assessment at our Adelaide office.

Before you book your appointment, it is important that you provide all the above-required documents. Without these, we are unable to process your application.

Please note that we are unable to finalise your enrolment until all required information and supporting evidence have been provided.

Ironwood assesses the enrolment application. When deemed a successful enrolment application, the student will be issued a Letter of Offer to study with Ironwood. The student reads and accepts the conditions outlined in the Letter of Offer. Student fees are finalised – payment established.

If your enrolment application is accepted, you will receive a welcome email with a Confirmation of Enrolment attached, confirming acceptance into the qualification. It is important to check your junk or spam folder as this email can end up here sometimes. If not received, please contact our enrolments team on 08 8227 0300 during business hours. Your Trainer Assessor will contact you to undertake an induction and commence the learning program.

Please note that while Ironwood Institute makes every opportunity to support each student throughout their study to achieve their qualification, successful completion of the qualification and employment outcomes are the responsibility of the student.

Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Before entering into an apprenticeship, students must find an employer willing to take them on as a trainee or apprentice. You and your employer will need to sign a formal training contract and state that Ironwood Institute is your Nominated Training Organisation (NTO). This contract will be registered with the Apprenticeship Network Provider prior to training commencing.

Ironwood Institute courses that are eligible for Traineeships are

Please see the individual courses for details.

Any Questions?

For assistance with your enrolment, our Admissions Team is more than happy to help you with any questions you may have. Contact us now and we’ll get you started…

How to apply

Before entering into an apprenticeship, the student must find an employer willing to take them on as a trainee or apprentice. You and your employer will need to sign a formal training contract. You can find an employer by:

  • Search job websites such as seek.com and newspaper advertisements
  • Talk to employers in your local area
  • asking your friends, family, and others in your community about what might be available mtalk to an Apprenticeship Network Provider as they may be able to link you with potential employers

Once the student commences employment, you will need to fill out a trainee/sign up the request form and return it to admission@ironwood.edu.au

Your Apprenticeship Network Provider will help you sign a training contract with your employer. They will work with you and your employer to identify the training and support you need. The training contract may commence on the same day that employment commences or may commence at a later date.

As part of your traineeship, you will undertake a nationally recognised qualification with Ironwood who will provide the training for the Australian Trainee. 

All students intending to use WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory language, literacy, and numeracy skills (LLN) before enrolment. 

Fee for Service

All Ironwood Institute courses are available on a Fee For Service arrangement.  Please see the individual courses for details.  All Applications are completed on line.

Any Questions?

For assistance with your enrolment, our Admissions Team is more than happy to help you with any questions you may have. Contact us now and we’ll get you started…

How to apply

Once you have decided to apply for a qualification you will need to complete an enrolment form.

Check you meet:

  • Minimum Age Requirement (18 years)
  • Any pre-requisite academic requirements if any
  • Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) requirements

Complete the online enrolment form, and upload details of:

  • Colour copy of Passport or Driver’s Licence. (Proof of ID+ residency)– If a passport is provided please provide a copy of a bank statement or utility bill issued within the last 6 months showing your current residential address.
  • Colour copy of either: current green Medicare card; Birth Certificate; current Australian passport; current New Zealand passport; or Australian citizenship certificate. (Proof of citizenship)
  • Colour copy of Certificates and Statement Results for any previously attained or partially completed qualifications completed in or recognised in Australia.

Before you submit your application it is important that you provide all the above-required documents. Without these, we are unable to process your application.

Your enrolment will be assessed on the information you have provided. Upon receiving all paperwork and supporting evidence a formal assessment of your eligibility for government funding and suitability for the qualification is conducted. You will be notified by an enrolments officer of the status of this application once your eligibility has been assessed.

Please note that we are unable to finalise your enrolment until all required information and supporting evidence have been provided. 

Ironwood Institute assesses the enrolment application. When deemed a successful enrolment application, the student will be issued a Letter of Offer to study with Ironwood. The student reads and accepts the conditions outlined in the Letter of Offer. Student fees are finalised – payment established.

If your enrolment application is accepted, you will receive a welcome email with a Confirmation of Enrolment attached, confirming acceptance into the qualification. It is important to check your junk or spam folder as this email can end up here sometimes. If not received, please contact our Admissions team on 08 8227 0300 during business hours. Your Trainer Assessor will contact you to undertake an induction and commence the learning program.

Please note that while Ironwood makes every opportunity to support each student throughout their study to achieve their qualification, successful completion of the qualification and employment outcomes are the responsibility of the student.