Skilling Queenslanders for Work
Skilling Queenslanders for Work is an initiative to help eligible Queenslanders to gain the skills, qualifications and experience needed to enter and stay in the workforce. The programs are targeted at different groups including young people, mature-age job seekers, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Certificater 3 Guarantee
The Certificater 3 Guarantee provides a government subsidy to allow eligible Queenslanders to obtain their first post-school certificate III level qualification.

User Choice (apprenticeship and traineeship funding)
The User Choice program provides public funding for the delivery of accredited, entry level training to apprentices and trainees.

Higher Level Skills
The Higher Level Skills program provides a government subsidy in selected certificate IV or above qualifications and priority skill sets to help individuals gain the higher level skills required to secure employment or career advancement in a priority industry.

Fee Free TAFE
Fee Free TAFE allows eligible Queenslanders to study high priority skill sets and qualifications for free at TAFE Queensland and CQUniversity.

Free Nursing
The Diploma of Nursing is available for free to limited eligible Queenslanders at TAFE Queensland, CQUniversity and Mater Education.

Find out more about training and careers subsidised programs and incentives.

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Last updated 1 July 2024

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