Government subsidised traineeships in nationally recognised qualifications are available for eligible new employees in Tasmania’s workforce.

Qualification levels vary from Certificate II level to Advanced Diploma level, depending on the field of study for the qualification.

Eligible new employees for state government funded traineeships (“User Choice” funding) will include those who are new to the workplace (less than three months full time or 12 months part time) provided they are in a new occupation.

The Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs and the Diploma of Community Services (Alcohol, other drugs and mental health are currently approved for the State Funding (User Choice) according to the available qualifications list on the Skills Tasmania website. To view the full list of available qualifications, please click here

From 2014, existing workers are also eligible for a traineeship in the Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drug Work.