The NSW Government and Master Builders are committed to supporting the economic recovery of NSW from the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Under the Skilling for Recovery program, Training Services NSW is providing fee-free* training places with Master Builders if you meet ONE of the following criteria:

  • aged 16 to 24 years old OR
  • unemployed OR
  • employed and don't hold a Certificate III or above qualification

Plus you must also meet all of the following Smart and Skilled criteria:

  • live or work in NSW
  • be an Australian Citizen, a permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen, or a humanitarian visa holder
  • have left school

Master Builders can now offer fee-free* training places in entry-level inductions, safety training courses and nationally accredited skillsets.

The subsidies support 16 to 24 year olds as well as career-changers and people at risk of unemployment due to a downturn of work.

Participants must commence training by 30 June 2021.

Enrol now into these courses

Please click on the date links below to enrol:

Work Safely at Heights (Ballina)

18 May 2021

23 June 2021

Work Safely at Heights (Norwest)

14 May 2021

21 May 2021

28 May 2021

4 June 2021

11 June 2021

18 June 2021

25 June 2021

First Aid (Ballina)

25 May 2021

30 June 2021

First Aid (Norwest)

16 June 2021

22 June 2021

Remove Non-Friable Asbestos + Supervise Asbestos Removal (Ulladulla)

18 - 20 May 2021

15 - 17 June 2021

Remove Non-Friable Asbestos + Supervise Asbestos Removal (Norwest)

1 - 3 June 2021

29 June - 1 July 2021

General Construction Induction (White Card) (Newcastle)

8 June 2021

General Construction Induction (White Card) (Norwest)

17 May 2021

21 June 2021

28 June 2021

Site Surveying and Scheduling


Construction Materials and Work Health and Safety 


Reading Plans and Applying Standards 


Safety, Consultation, Hazards and Risks 



If you or someone you know could benefit from Skilling For Recovery, Master Builders can assist with your enquiries. To find out if you are eligible to access subsidised or fee-free* training, contact Master Builders Education and Skills Development

Contact us




Phone: (02) 8586 3588

*This training is subsidised by the NSW Government Skilling for Recovery initiative. Subject to Smart and Skilled, and Skilling for Recovery eligibility criteria. Participants must commence training by 30/06/2021. Limited places are available.


About Smart and Skilled
Smart and Skilled is a NSW Department of Education initiative. It provides financial assistance to participants in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) system. It is designed to help people in NSW get the skills, knowledge and qualifications they need to find a job and advance their careers. Smart and Skilled provides eligible participants with government-subsidised training up to and including Certificate III, Certificate IV and above in targeted priority areas.
Master Builders offer subsidised places* in the following courses to eligible Smart and Skilled participants: