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Government Support

Mentor Education is a full fee for service training provider that does not provide direct government funding for your studies. However, you may be eligible to apply for government funding for our courses directly through other related funding options.

1. Mid-Career Checkpoint program (Victoria, Queensland or New South Wales)

The Mid-Career Checkpoint program is an Australian Government initiative that is aimed at assisting individuals who have either:

  • Recently entered the workforce but would like support to advance or change careers OR;
  • Have spent time of the workforce undertaking caring responsibilities but are now looking to return to paid employment

Eligibility
You are eligible to participate in the Mid-Career Checkpoint program if you:

  • Have been out of the paid workforce for six months or more and are undertaking caring responsibilities, and are looking to return / have recently returned to work or to advance your career OR;
  • You are an existing worker in a Designated Industry
  • You meet required course eligibility requirements

The Mid-Career Checkpoint program is only available to individuals based in Victoria, Queensland or New South Wales.

Support through the application process - Your Preferred Education Provider
Acting as your Preferred Education Provider, a Mentor Education Adviser will help you determine what will be the best study plan to meet your future career goals. From full qualifications to skillsets and individual units, we will work with you to ensure your studies set you on the path to success.

Once we have worked together to determine the best study option for you, you will be able to apply for the Mid-Career Checkpoint funding.

We will pre-enrol you in your chosen Mentor Education course. The enrolment application will be subject to yourself receiving funding from the Mid-Career Checkpoint program and can be cancelled if you don't receive funding.

If successful, your enrolment in a Mentor Education qualification will be processed and you will be able to commence studies soon after.

Nationally recognised qualificaitons
Mentor Education deliver Nationally Recognised training qualifications recognised by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). Any of these qualifications may be undertaken under the Mid-Career Checkpoint program. Popular Nationally recognised qualifications available for the Mid-Career Checkpoint program include:

Course Available study option
FNS40217 - Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping Self-Paced, Tutorials, Additional support
BSB40120 - Certificate IV in Business (Operations) Self-Paced, Additional support
BSB40120 - Certificate IV in Business (Administration) Self-Paced, Additional support
BSB40320 - Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business Self-Paced, Additional support
BSB40520 - Certificate IV in Leadership and Management Self-Paced, Additional support
BSB50120 - Diploma of Business Self-Paced, Tutorials, Additional support
BSB50420 - Diploma of Leadership and Management Self-Paced, Tutorials, Additional support
BSB50820 - Diploma of Project Management Self-Paced, Tutorials, Additional support
ICT60220 - Advanced Diploma of Information Technology Self-Paced, Tutorials, Additional support
BSB80320 - Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership Self-Paced, Tutorials, Additional support
FNSSS00014 - Accounting Principles Skill Set Self-Paced, Additional support
BSB30120 - Certificate III in Business Self-Paced, Additional support
All courses are open entry with no requirement to have previously studied

For more information about the Mid-Career Checkpoint program and other available courses, please feel free to setup a consultation with one of our dedicated Education Advice team members by clicking here and completing the form below or call us direct during business hours (AEST) on 1300 306 146 to discuss your course options.


2. Services Australia - Government support payments (National)

Mentor Education are pleased to advise that we have series of courses, that depending on your circumstances, upon enrolment, may qualify you for any of the following government support payments that include Youth Allowance, Austudy, or the Pensioner Education Supplement.

If you are not sure of your eligibility or seeking more information a great place to start is Services Australia (https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/subjects/payments-students-and-trainees) and take some time to watch the following video: https://youtu.be/jQP2BIqtZWg.

Delivered 100% online with access to wide a range of student and education support services, our range of nationally accredited courses and skill sets that qualify for such support include the following :

Course Duration
FNS40217 - Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping 26.5 hours per week over 30 weeks
FNS41820 - Certificate IV in Financial Services 32 hours per week over 18 weeks
FNSSS00014 - Accounting Principles Skill Set 32 hours per week over 16 weeks
BSB30120 - Certificate III in Business 32 hours per week over 22 weeks
BSB40120 - Certificate IV in Business (Operations) Contact us for further details
BSB40120 - Certificate IV in Business (Administration) Contact us for further details
BSB40320 - Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business 32 hours per week over 19 weeks
BSB40520 - Certificate IV in Leadership and Management 32 hours per week over 22 weeks

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