Smart and Skilled (SaS)

Introducing SaS

Smart and Skilled (SaS) is a reform of the NSW Vocational Education and Training (VET) system.  Approved Smart and Skilled training providers are contracted to deliver government-subsidised courses.

Approved training providers have obligations to deliver quality training, adhere to Smart and Skilled guidelines and policies, implement the new fee arrangements and establish consumer protection processes.

Before you begin with set up, learn more about:

Know your Reporting requirement and Schedule

Reporting Requirement and Schedule: Policy and Supporting Documents 

Set Up for Correct Reporting

If you are required to complete Smart and Skilled (SaS) reporting, it is important that you incorporate specific SaS field collection and processes into your Course Offer, Learner and Enrolment setup. Spending a little more time up front can save a lot of time later.

Set up for Reporting


Prepare for Exports

While this is not strictly required, it is however recommended, as it allows you to proactively complete your data integrity checks to ensure

  • The right amount of data is being reported
  • There isn’t any incorrect data
  • Update outcome codes

Prepare for Export

Run your SaS Export

Once you are ready to export the SaS data you can follow the export steps.

How to Export SaS data

Export Submission Errors

After your export has been submitted to Smart and Skilled there may still be errors.

These errors descriptions and how to fix them can be found on the NSW Reject ID page.

Learn More? Export Errors

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