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Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) Short Course Funding


All participants must meet eligibility criteria:

1. They must be an existing eligible worker in the building and construction industry who has a one month or more working relationship with their employer OR be an unemployed eligible worker who has been unemployed for a period of not greater than six (6) months, who would otherwise meet the requirements of an eligible worker. The working relationship can be built up through full-time, part-time or casual employment or engagement as a contract worker.

Evidence requirements – As evidence of employment status, we require a signed letter from an employer on company letterhead for a working relationship of at least one month. As evidence of unemployment within the last 6 months, a copy of a separation certificate or letter of resignation/termination will suffice.

2. Proof that they are either (a) Australian or New Zealand citizen; or (b) a permanent resident of Australia; or (c) a refugee and humanitarian visa holder. (please note this does not include 457 visa holders)

Evidence requirements – As evidence, we require one of the following: a) Full birth certificate or birth certificate extract b) Passport c) Medicare card (green only); or d) Visa

3. They must also (a) permanently reside in Queensland, or (b) be permanently employed in Queensland.

Evidence requirements – As evidence, we require one of the following: a) Queensland drivers licence b) telephone account c) bank statement d) statement from a real estate agent; or e) any other formal documentation stating the participants’ full name and current residential address and/or their employment status.



Course Code Title Amount Funded by CSQ per Participant
RIICCM202D Identify locate and protect underground services $225
RIIHAN301D Operate elevating work platforms $180
RIIMPO317E Conduct roller operations $500
RIIMPO318E Conduct civil construction skid steer loaders operations $500
RIIMPO320E Conduct civil construction excavator operations $500
RIIMPO321E Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations $500
RIIMPO323D Conduct civil construction dozer operations $500
RIIMPO337D Conduct articulated haul truck operations $300
RIIRIS301D Apply risk management processes $240
RIIWHS202D Enter and work in confined spaces $300
RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights $225

For further information please visit the CSQ website


Student Co-contribution fees

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