Aged Care Education and Training Incentive Program

You may be able to receive two incentive payments - a commencement payment of $500 and a completion payment of $500


This program (ACETI) will provide incentive payments to eligible aged care workers who undertake specified education and training programs.


All Applicants must:-

  • Be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Be employed in a position providing direct care in a Commonwealth funded residential aged care service, a service providing Commonwealth funded community care or flexible care service including CACP, EACH or EACH-D, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flexible care services
  • Meet the necessary qualification criteria for the chosen education or training qualification
  • Undertake study with a training provider accredited as a Registered Training Organization or Australian University that is registered to provide the certificate, diploma or degree qualification
  • Commence study on or after 1 July 2010 and prior to 30 June 2014.

Courses Available At Einstein College of Australia to Avail Government Funding:

  • Certificate III in Aged Care (CHC30212)
  • Certificate IV in Aged Care (CHC40108)

How much will Government Pay You?

  • All applicants undertaking the above courses at Einstein College of Australia will receive $500 on commencement of the training and $500 on successful completion of the certificate and continued employment in an eligible aged care service.
  • Applications for the commencement payment must be received by the Department of Human Services within six months of the commencement of your course
  • If you consider that you may be eligible and wish to receive more information about this program, please contact Einstein College of Australia at : (03)9629 3693 and we can help you with the application process.

Registration is completely free. Those who register their interest will also be provided with ongoing updates to the program.

Please send your interest to and one of our staff members will contact you


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