Individual support courses

$12.7 million over four years

to fund the return of high demand courses offered by TAFE SA in the care industries and make them affordable for South Australians looking to pursue a career in these areas

Skills and training system - additional investment

$11.9 million in 2022-23

to continue the state’s investment in successful initiatives and skills outcomes to individuals, businesses and industry, while the state progresses negotiations with the Commonwealth on a new skills agreement

Skill shortage funding

$8.8 million over four years

to fund courses where industry has reported shortages in areas such as bricklaying, concreting, saw doctoring and chefs


$6.7 million over two years

extending the National Partnership Agreement with the Commonwealth increasing free or low-fee training places through the JobTrainer Aged Care Boost to support the aged care workforce

Upgrades to Mount Gambier TAFE SA campus

$5 million in 2023-24

to upgrade facilities and equipment to further increase the enrolment and retention of students in the region

Adult and community education

$4 million over four years

to reverse cuts imposed on adult and community education by the previous government

Tourism Industry Council of South Australia grants

$1.6 million over four years

to provide industry capability training

University Merger Commission

$1 million in 2022-23

to establish a Commission to advise the government on a university merger

Trades outreach to schools

$1 million over four years

to the Master Builder’s Association to run a program of outreach into schools to encourage students to consider taking up a building trade as a future career path

Automotive trades mentoring program

$280 000 over two years

to the Motor Trades Association to provide mentoring to apprentices in the motor trade industry