Skills First Youth Access Initiative

The Skills First Youth Access Initiative helps young people impacted by child protection and youth justice orders participate in education by providing them with a tuition fee waiver.

To be eligible to study under the Skills First Youth Access Initiative and pay no tuition fees, you must be:

  • under 24 years as at 1 January in the year of first commencing education and training  
  • have been, or are currently, on Youth Justice Orders, Child Protection Orders, or a resident of an Education First Youth Foyer