The Trade Skills Assessment and Gap Training (TSAGT) Program gives eligible Queenslanders with substantial industry experience the opportunity to complete a priority trade qualification.

Accessed via User Choice Skills Assure suppliers (SAS), it funds trade skills assessments and the gap training required to gain an eligible qualification.

The TSAGT Program is now open for new applications.

The program involves:

  • assessing the skills of experienced individuals who can demonstrate substantial competency in a priority trade qualification
  • providing gap training of no more than 40% of the funded competencies/points to complete the trade qualification.

In addition to supporting Queenslanders to achieve a priority trade qualification, the program aims to:

  • minimise current and potential trade skills shortages
  • address emerging trade skills needs in the economy or in communities
  • support individual career advancement within industries.

To learn more about the program, its aims and participant eligibility, read the TSAGT Program Policy.

TSAGT is open for new contracts

An eligible User Choice SAS can submit a request for TSAGT Program funding any time during the year. It is as simple as completing a brief online form.

How to request funding

An eligible User Choice SAS can submit a request for TSAGT Program funding any time during the year by completing a brief online form.

User Choice SAS with an eligible scope of registration need to complete the online TSAGT Program funding request form.

SAS applying to deliver under the program must be approved to add the qualifications to their User Choice agreement, and have evidence of training history in a trade qualification within the same industry area being applied for, as well as a relevant history of competencies.

Prior to submitting your request for funding, it is important you read the TSAGT Program Policy and TSAGT Program VET Services Agreement to understand program requirements and your responsibilities as a TSAGT Program provider in Queensland.

After receiving your request for TSAGT Program funding, the department will acknowledge receipt of your email, review your funding request and notify you of the outcome within three weeks.

Frequently asked questions

Read the frequently asked questions about the TSAGT Program and applying for funding.

Program documents

Related information

Last updated 20 November 2020

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