In partnership with the NSW Government’s Summer Skills initiatives, DATS are offering Fee-Free courses for eligible students in a bid to help individuals develop their skill-set for future employment in the construction industry.

What is Summer Skills / School Leaver training?

The Summer Skills program is a strategy supporting young people, particularly school leavers, to obtain the skills they need in industries where there are immediate job opportunities.  

The program will provide access to fee-free training for eligible students who enrol and commence in part qualifications no later than 31 December 2021.

Am I eligible for Fee-Free Training?

To be eligible for fee-free training under the Summer Skills program you need to:

  • live or work in NSW

  • be aged 16 - 24 years

  • leaving year 12 in 2021 or have left school

  • be an Australian citizen, permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen.

What courses are available?

Available nationally accredited courses include:

  • COMBO 1 - White Card, Forklift

  • COMBO 2 - White Card, Excavator, Enter and work in confined spaces, and Work safely at heights

Please note: The above courses are available in certain locations only. Please refer to our Course Dates page for more information.

How do I register for a course?

To register your interest in any of the above mentioned courses please contact us on 02 6652 9946 or email to check course availability and complete this form - Enrolment Form TPPPQ

FEE-FREE Training