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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.



Course Code Title
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

Student Fee
$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