Foundation Skills for Your Future Program

The Foundation Skills for Your Future Program (the Program) helps you improve your reading, writing, maths and digital skills.

The Foundation Skills for Your Future Program

The program supports employed and recently unemployed Australians who need flexible training in:

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Maths
  • English language
  • Digital skills

Approved Service Providers can submit applications to deliver the following types of projects:

Employer Workplace Training

  • Workplace training projects that are employer or industry-specific
  • Either accredited or non-accredited training aimed at up to Certificate II level

Personalised skills training

  • Personalised skills training is delivered with a client centred approach
  • Provides tailored accredited or non-accredited training aimed up to Certificate II level
  • The training is flexible to accommodate your lifestyle and learning needs
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Service Providers

Approved Service Providers deliver the Foundation Skills for Your Future Program by:

  • Working with employers and businesses in their area
  • Developing and delivering the program across Australia.

Using the panel, you can:

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A Service Provider can help you:

  • Decide whether your employee could use skills development training
  • Develop tailored accredited and/or non-accredited training for the workplace

This includes:

  • Identifying workplace and employee skills needs
  • Working together to develop a training model that supports the workplace environment
  • Supporting participants to maximise the training benefits
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of the skills training
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To take part in the Program, you'll need to be:

  • An Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Aged 15 and over
  • Finished with secondary school education
  • Currently employed or recently unemployed (within the past 9 months)
  • Not currently registered with an Australian Government employment service provider or enrolled in a similar program
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More information

Go to Foundation Skills for Your Future Program Guidelines for further information on the Program.