Training Assistance Scheme for Accredited Home Sustainability Assessors

From 1 March 2011, the Training Assistance Scheme for Accredited Home Sustainability

Assessors is open and accepting applications.

The $15 million Training Assistance Scheme will assist accredited assessors to further develop their professional skills and credentials.

It will provide a refund of 50 per cent of the tuition fees (up to $2500 GST inclusive) for accredited assessors who enrol in the new Certificate IV in Home Sustainability Assessment.

Payments will be available to eligible applicants who enrol in, and pay for, a Certificate IV Home Sustainability Assessment course that commences before 30 June 2012.

View the announcement about the Scheme made by the Australian Government on 21 December 2010.

Certificate IV in Home Sustainability Assessments

For information relating to what Registered Training Organisations are currently offering the Certificate IV in Home Sustainability, please follow these instructions:

1. Visit the training.gov.au search engine

2. Select ‘Search by scope’

3. Copy ‘CPP41110’ and paste in into the search field

4. Click ‘Search’.

You will now be able to view a list of Registered Training Organisations that currently have the course within their scope of registration and are approved to offer it. For information on course availability, please contact the Registered Training Organisation directly.

How to apply

Applications open on 1 March 2011 and close on 2 May 2012.

You should read the Training Assistance Scheme for Accredited Home Sustainability Assessors Guidelines to ensure you understand all eligibility requirements before applying.

Original or clear and readable certified copies are required to support your application.

Application form

The application form is available:

Use this form if you have just enrolled in the Certificate IV Home Sustainability Assessment and want to make an application in relation to this course.

Do not use this form if you are claiming reimbursement for costs incurred in becoming a Green Loans Contracted Assessor. Please refer to the Financial Assistance Scheme if you
wish to find out about assistance available for uncontracted assessors.

Application form (PDF 233 kB).

Submitting your application

Once you have completed your application form, ensuring you understand all requirements of the Guidelines and attached supporting documentation please send it to:

Training Assistance Scheme
PO Box 1001
Tuggeranong ACT 2901

Applications must be received by the department on or before 2 May 2012.

Please note the department will not accept emailed, faxed or scanned applications.

Please also note that the applications forms are available as fillable PDFs only. As such, you can only complete the forms on your computer (but you cannot save) or you may print and complete by hand.

Please keep a copy of your completed form for your records.

Further details on the Training Assistance Scheme are available at: Frequently asked questions.

http://www.climatechange.gov.au/government/programs-and-rebates/green-loans/training-
assistance.aspx

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