Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) Skills assessment and Gap training 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.
|AHC30916||Certificate III in Landscape Construction|
|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|
$480 non-refundable contribution fee and CSQ will fund the rest of the course.
Funding from CSQ
CSQ will pay $1000 per assessment plus $6.75 per nominal hour for Gap training up to a max of 8 units or max of 500 nominal hours. A participant must undertake a minimum of 2 Gap training units.
For further information please visit the CSQ website