Smart and Skilled

NSW Smart and Skilled Program

Smart and Skilled is a reform of the NSW Vocational education and training system. It is designed to help people get the skills they need to find a job and advance their careers.

NAISDA delivers the following courses under the Smart and Skilled program:

  • 10628NAT Certificate IV in Dane Practice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
  • 10629NAT Diploma of Professional Dance Performance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

Under the Smart and Skilled program, eligible NSW residents and workers can access a nationally recognised qualification aligned with their job role, subsidised by the NSW Government.

Smart and Skilled provides eligible students with:

  • an entitlement to government-subsidised training up to and including Certificate III
  • government funding for higher-level courses (Certificate IV and above) in targeted priority areas.

If you’re a prospective student, this website tells you everything you need to know about Smart and Skilled before you enrol with your preferred training provider.

To find out more and check your eligibility please visit the Smart and Skilled website:


Consumer Protection Policy

NAISDA agrees to provide:

  • accurate information to you
  • access to Student handbook that includes information on your rights and responsibilities as a student and complaints procedure
  • a Consumer Protection Officer
  • you with information on how your information is used and request your agreeance with this process prior to enrolling.

Your Consumer Protection Officer is Bronwyn Hodgekiss
P: 02 4340-3113