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Are you looking to learn new and valuable skills that will help you to further your career in construction?

The Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) Short Courses Program is focused on safety and licensing training!

About the Short Course program

The Short Courses program provides funding to assist with upskilling and cross skilling existing workers in the building and construction industry. The training focuses on the safety, regulatory and licensing requirements of the industry and can provide you with a range of competencies that employers need. As the program name suggests, our Short Courses are designed to get you up-skilled fast.

Am I eligible to participate and what qualifications might I be able to achieve?

Use our Course Selector Tool to:

  1. Find what courses are available under the Short Courses program
  2. Select the course you are interested in
  3. Check the eligibility criteria and maximum funding contribution for the program
  4.  Find contact details for RTOs delivering the course you are interested in, in the right location for you.

How does funding work?

CSQ funding is paid directly to Gold Coast Trades College as a contribution towards the cost of services to reduce the cost for participants. Participants are expected to contribute towards the cost of the course. We will assess your eligibility for funding and will advise you of the costs you will need to meet.

Short Courses

Cost to participant: Admin fee $50 per course 

All funding is subject to the participants’ eligibility. All participants will have to complete an Expression of Interest form so we can check they are eligible for the funding.

Courses we are offering:

Course Code Name Dates
CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights

(1 day of practical training at our Currumbin Campus)

*Wednesdays             9:00 am – 1:00 pm

4th May, 1st June, 6th July, 3rd August, 7th September

(other dates and locations available subject to demand)

CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies, and procedures in the construction industry

(1 evening of practical training at our Currumbin Campus)

*Wednesdays             6:00 am – 9:00 pm

11th May, 8th June, 13th July, 10th August, 14th September

(other dates and locations available subject to demand)

CPCCBC4001A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects

(1 x training session at our Currumbin Campus + workbook to be completed)

*Wednesdays             6:00 am – 9:00 pm

15th June or 24th August

(other dates and locations available subject to demand)

CPCCBC4010B Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions

(2 x training sessions at our Currumbin Campus + workbook to be completed)

*Wednesdays             6:00 am – 9:00 pm

26th & 27th July

(other dates and locations available subject to demand)

BSBSMB406 Manage small business finances Start anytime – flexible delivery
BSBSMB402 Plan small business finances Start anytime – flexible delivery
BSBSMB401 Establish Legal and Risk Management requirements of small business Start anytime – flexible delivery

Higher Level Skills

Cost to Participant: Admin fee $300 per qualification

All funding is subject to the participants’ eligibility. All participants will have to complete an Expression of Interest form so we can check they are eligible for the funding.

Enrolment in these Higher Level Skills must be completed before 30th September 2016. You will have 12 months to complete your course.

Course Code Name Dates
BSB40415 Cert IV in Small Business management Start anytime – flexible delivery
BSB41515 Cert IV in Project Management Practise Start anytime – flexible delivery
BSB50215 Diploma of Business Start anytime – flexible delivery
BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management Start anytime – flexible delivery
CPC40110 Cert IV in Building & Construction (Building) Start anytime – flexible delivery

Skills Assessment & Gap Training

Cost to participant: Admin fee $300 per qualification

All funding is subject to the participants’ eligibility. All participants will have to complete an Expression of Interest form so we can check they are eligible for the funding.

CSQ Funding Assessment funding rate $1000 per assessment. Gap Training funding rate: $6.75 per nominal hour up to max of 8 Gap Training Competencies or max of 500 Nominal Hours

Please contact our friendly admin team to determine your eligibility and a quote.

· CPC30111- Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying 
· CPC30211- Certificate III in Carpentry 
· CPC30313- Certificate III in Concreting 
· CPC30611- Certificate III in Painting and Decorating 
· CPC31211- Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining 
· CPC31311- Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling 
· CPC31411- Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing 

Please note: All information is accurate at time of printing. Course commencement is subject to sufficient resources and demand. Refer to our website for details regarding our delivery methods and campus location.

If you are looking to improve your career with trade knowledge and skills, call Gold Coast Trades College today – (07) 5669 9000