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Private Training Courses

This Fact Sheet discusses private training courses, and several things that people considering them should be aware of.

Remember: private trainers are businesses wanting to sell a product, and some are offered without any government approval. You need to be aware of risks, and should choose courses and colleges with care. It’s your time and money.

Things to consider

  1. Find out what is on offer
  2. Enrol in an officially recognised course
  3. If the college/course is not officially recognised, get more information about these things
  4. Centrelink support payments
  5. Be a smart consumer
  6. Problem industries
  7. Know where to refer problems

More information about each of these points can be found in the attached Fact Sheet, which we recommend you download.

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