Training contacts

Telephone 1300 369 935
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Apprenticeships Info
Telephone 1800 210 210
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Queensland Training Ombudsman
Telephone 1800 773 048
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Community organisations

Adult Learning Australia is the national peak body representing organisations and individuals in the adult learning field.

Council on the Ageing (COTA), Queensland is an independent, not for profit organisation with a long history of providing benefits and services, including education courses, to people over 50 in Australia.

Lifelong Learning Council Queensland is a peak organisation in the field of adult learning in Queensland.

Queensland Council for Adult Literacy (QCAL) is a voluntary non-profit organisation representing adult literacy in Queensland.

Volunteering Queensland is the state peak body for volunteering in Queensland, representing the interests of volunteers and community organisations.

Starting a non-profit organisation

Australian Securities Investments Commission provides advice on the differences between a company structure and an incorporated association, with specific reference to non-profit and charitable organisations.

Australian Tax Office for tax information for non-profit organisations.

Business Queensland is a Queensland Government website with information on starting a business. is an Australian Government website with access to government information, forms and services you need for planning, starting and growing your business.

Becoming a registered training organisation

Australian Skills Quality Authority is the national regulator for Australia's vocational education and training sector. Australian Skills Quality Authority registers training providers as registered training organisations, accredits vocational education and training courses and ensures organisations comply with nationally approved quality standards.

Learning resources

Aussie Educator provides information and resources for educators.

Community Door provides information on how to access a wide range of resources to help manage community organisations, plus a range of elearning programs for workers in the community sectors.

Our Community provides advice and connections, training and easy-to-use tech tools for not for profits, individuals, businesses and government.

Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) network supports literacy tutors, teachers and administrators operating in community environments.

Funding's grants and financial assistance - find suitable and relevant grants for your community projects from the many government grants that are available.

Queensland Government Grants provides details of grants available to community organisations in Queensland.

Funding Centre provides information, ideas and tools for fundraising.

Further information

National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) is Australia's principal provider of vocational education training research and statistics. is the official national register of vocational education and training information on training packages, qualifications, courses, units of competency and registered training organisations.

Last updated 12 June 2019

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