Corporate Training

Targeted Priorities Prevocational and Part Qualification Program

(Smart and Skilled)

Living Planit has been providing high quality corporate Project Management training across diverse industries and professions for 15 years.

Project Management is sometimes seen as restrictive and stifling innovation, yet we have revised designs and proposals to support new technology and work environments.

The future of work is rapidly changing. The rate of automation and innovation affecting the current workforce and the demands among employers that employees attain transferable skills sets rather than/or as a supplement to full qualifications is more apparent than ever before.

As an approved NSW Smart and Skilled Training Provider, Living Planit provides Targeted Priorities Prevocational and Part Qualification (TPPPQ) Programs to improve the capability of employees and those moving into work to maintain relevance as jobs augment through technology. This Program is a vehicle that focuses on training people develop the skills they need to:

  • Get a job
  • Make a more informed decision about undertaking a full qualification
  • Transition to new employment (change jobs)
  • Remain in employment and reduce the risk of redundancy
  • Up skill into new processes or technology to maintain employment or gain new employment
  • Gain more work where they are underemployed (not working full time)

This Program is administered by Training Services NSW (TSNSW). The Department has responded to emerging industries and identified industries needs through specific sub-programs that support priority industries and priority groups.

    • Long term unemployed
    • Students living in rural or remote areas
    • Job seekers (including Centrelink benefit recipients)
    • Underemployed workers who need further training to work more hours
    • Mature aged workers returning to the workforce
    • Retrenched workers and those at risk of retrenchment.
    • School leavers
    • People with a disability
    • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
    • Disadvantaged youth or youth at risk
    • National Disability Insurance scheme (NDIS) Workforce.
    • Humanitarian visa holders
    • Inmates in NSW Correctional Centres
    • Unemployed volunteers, to support pathways to employment and/or community service.
    • Job seekers or existing workers required to support government initiatives, such as infrastructure projects or AgSkilled
    • Existing workers 9emerging industries, needs and technologies)
    • General public
    • Group Training Organisation Partnership
    • Out-of-home-care
    • Industries undergoing economic structural change that need to retain or up-skill workers to changing markets or to remain viable
    • Emerging industries 9identified locally or on a state-wide basis) e.g. automation. Industries that create new jobs or permanent employment, or supports growth in a local or regional economy
    • Industries that are experiencing skill shortages
    • Industries that are downsizing or retrenching
    • Industries where cross-skilling existing staff can build business capability (making NSW a more robust economy) e.g. providing heavy metal workers – fabricators, machinists – with sheet metal skills sets
    • Those noted in each regional REDS document (Reginal Economic Development strategy – DPC produced)
    • The NSW Government priority projects
    • 8 Departmental Priority sectors (as identified by the Department of Industry): Medical Technology, Cyber Security, Advanced Manufacturing, Food and Beverage Manufacturing, Aerospace, Financial Services, Individual Support (both Aged Care and Disability)


For more information about Smart and Skilled and TPPPQ Program, please visit

How The Program Works

Step 1

Identify Training needs

Living Planit will engage with employers to determine training needs and select the units of competency that meet the training needs. This can include customising training to suit students and industry.

Step 2

Completing the Expression of Interest Form

Complete the EOI Form on this page

Step 3

Submit Application

An application will be prepared by Living Planit and submitted to the Training Services NSW (additional supporting documents might be requested). Training Services NSW will assess application and will determine whether there is an identified need and if it will provide subsidise to meet this identified need. 

You should allow a minimum of 21 days for review and a response from Training services NSW.

Step 4

Application Approved

If the application is approved, Living Planit will inform the employer in a timely manner. Enrolment and delivery preparation will commence.

Note: if the application is not approved, Living Planit will notify employer and discuss alternative solutions.

Step 5

Course Delivery

Living Planet will confirm the training details with employer and start course delivery as scheduled. Employer is required to support all students to attend and complete the training, and training activities will be reported to the Training Services NSW regularly. 

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