About the Funding

All of the courses listed below are funded courses, proudly supported by the Government of South Australia. If you are interested in undertaking any of these courses with ETEA Adelaide, please submit your Expression of Interest at the bottom of this page.


Please note:

Your eligibility will be determined by ETEA when you enrol, but at a minimum, you must be:

  • An Australian citizen; or
  • A holder of a permanent visa; or
  • A New Zealand citizen

To find about more please contact us on 131389

Subsidised Training

If you want to study a course that will give you skills employers need, the South Australian Government pays part of your course fees for you.
Your eligibility for government subsidised training may be based on your employment status and any training you’ve already completed.
Check your eligibility here.

Fees Schedule for Funded courses

CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood and Care $700 *
CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health $800 *
CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health $800 *
CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability $800 *
CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support $800 *
CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services $800 *
CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work $800 *
CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services $2000 *
CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care $2000 *
CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health $2000 *
CHC40313 Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention $800 *


For applicants not eligible for funding, refer to ETEA’s course Fee Schedule

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Government of South Australia

Term 1

Enrolments Open: 09th October 2023
Enrolments Close: 21st December 2023
Course Commencement: 08th January 2024*

Term 2

Enrolments Open: 08th January 2024
Enrolments Close: 08th April 2024
Course Commencement: 15th April 2024*

Term 3

Enrolments Open: 15th April 2024
Enrolments Close: 08th July 2024
Course Commencement: 15th July 2024*

Term 4

Enrolments Open: 15th July 2024
Enrolments Close: 30th September 2024
Course Commencement: 07th October 2024*

*Course commencements are dependent on minimum enrolment numbers.

You will be contacted by the college when enrolments open and provided with full details on how to enrol, and the enrolment requirements