Courses Offered

Courses offered by UPC under Smart & Skilled Programs

UPC College offers 10 nationally recognised qualifications from Certificate III to Diploma under 5 Smart & Skilled programs. In general, you are entitled to take any course but the delivery mode and subsidised fee may be different. There are five areas of study offered.

( A ) Full Qualifications – This category includes 2 Smart & Skilled programs: (a) Entitlement Full Qualifications and (b) Targeted Priorities Full Qualifications.

  • Eligibility: Standard conditions
  • Delivery modes: Classroom, workplace or Blended
  • Fees: Exemption, Concession (Certificates III and IV only) and Standard Student fees

( B ) Part Qualifications – (Clusters of units of competency) – Targeted Priorities Prevocational and Part Qualifications

  • Eligibility: Standard conditions
  • Delivery modes: Classroom, workplace or Blended
  • Fee: Nil

( C ) Traineeship (Full qualifications) – Entitlement Apprenticeships and Traineeships

  • Eligibility: Standard conditions plus within 6 months of employment
  • Delivery modes: Workplace
  • Fee: Maximum $1,000 per course

( D ) School Based Traineeships – This category includes 2 Smart & Skilled programs: (a) Entitlement Full Qualifications and (b) Targeted Priorities Full Qualifications.

  • Eligibility: Modified standard conditions – Studying Years 11 and 12 at a high school (No age limit)
  • Delivery modes: Classroom or Blended
  • Fee: Nil

For further information, please email to
info@upc.edu.au

For general information about Smart and Skilled click here

For information about what UPC offers on S&S click here

Course Name Course Code Qualification Description Programs
BUSINESS BSB 30115 Certificate III in Business A-B-C-D
BUSINESS BSB 40215 Certificate IV in Business B-C-D
CHILDCARE CHC 30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care A-B-C-D
CHILDCARE CHC 50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care B-C-D
LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT BSB 51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management B-C-D
ACCOUNTING & FINANCE FNS 30315 Certificate III in Accounts Administration A-B-C-D
ACCOUNTING & FINANCE FNS 40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping B-C-D

Fees & Payment

Subsidised Tuition Fee

Training under Smart & Skilled Programs are subsidised by the NSW Government. You pay only a portion of the training cost. The subsidised fee is dependent on your personal circumstances and level of qualification. Fees are the same for all providers, either NSW TAFE or any community or private colleges. There are four types of subsidised fees.

  • Exemption – Fees are exempted for students with a disability or Aboriginal or Torres Straits students or students with subsidised housing.
  • Concession – If you are receiving a Commonwealth benefit or allowance, you and your dependents will pay a concession fee of $240 for a course (For Certificates III and IV only).
  • Capped fee – If you are a new worker (starting your full-time job within 6 months), you will pay a maximum of $1,000 for a course.
  • UPC scholarship – UPC offers scholarships to outstanding or low income students.
  • Standard subsidised fee – If you do not fit into any of the above catalogues, you will have to pay standard student fee.

Standard Tuition Fees

Standard fees apply to students who are not doing a traineeship or who are not qualified for a concession or exemption.

There are two categories of standard fees:

  • First qualification – Applies to students who do not already hold a post-school qualification.
  • Subsequent qualification – Applies to students who already hold a post-school qualification which includes vocational or higher education qualifications previously achieved in Australia or overseas at any time.
Course Name Course Code Qualification Description First qualification Subsequent Qualification
BUSINESS BSB 30115 Certificate III in Business $ 1,310 $ 1,570
BUSINESS BSB 40215 Certificate IV in Business $ 1,570 $ 1,830
CHILDCARE CHC 30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care $ 1,590 $ 1.910
CHILDCARE CHC 50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care $ 4,380 $ 4,930
LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT BSB 51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management $ 2,510 $ 2,820
ACCOUNTING & FINANCE FNS 30315 Certificate III in Accounts Administration $ 1,310 $ 1,570
ACCOUNTING & FINANCE FNS 40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping $ 1,960 $ 2,290

Scholarships

UPC scholarships are based on either your academic achievement or financial needs.

Academic achievement
  • Type of scholarship (Full or part) will be based on the results of your High School Leaving Certificate.
  • Full scholarship: HSC mark is above 75%
  • Half scholarship: HSC mark is between 65% and 75%
Financial needs

Type of scholarship will be based on a means test.

Single

  • Full scholarship: Annual taxable incomes are less than $35,000
  • Half scholarship: Incomes are between $35,000 and $50,000

Single families

  • Full scholarship: Annual taxable incomes are less than $40,000
  • Half scholarship: Incomes are between $40,000 and $55,000

Families with children

  • Income limits are $5,000 above single family limits for every child.
Full Scholarship Fee

You will pay a fee of $240 (Equal to consession fees paid by welfare recipients)

Half Scholarship Fee
  • BSB30115 Certificate III in Business – $655
  • BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business – $785
  • BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management – $1,255
  • BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management – $1,280
  • CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care – $795
  • CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care – $2,190
  • FNS30315 Certificate III in Accounts Administration – $655
  • FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping – $980
  • FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting – $1,280

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