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Certificate 3 Guarantee Funding

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Help With your first certificate III qualification

The Certificate 3 Guarantee supports eligible individuals to complete their first post-school certificate III qualification. It also supports school students to access training and Queensland’s Year 12 graduates to transition to employment by providing free training in high priority qualifications.

The Certificate 3 Guarantee is targeted at certificate III qualifications because they are considered the entry-level qualification most often needed to gain employment in many industry sectors.

Foundation skills and lower level vocational qualifications may also be delivered based on the learning needs of the student.

To be eligible to enrol in the Certificate 3 Guarantee, prospective students must:

  • be aged 15 years or older;
  • be no longer at school (with the exception of school students in Years 10, 11 and 12 undertaking a VET in School (VETiS) program);
  • permanently reside in Queensland;
  • be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen; and
  • not hold, and not be enrolled in, a certificate III or higher-level qualification, not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training.

In addition to the standard eligibility requirements, specific restrictions and/or exemptions may apply to participation in certain subsidised qualifications. Any additional eligibility requirements will be based on industry advice or requirements under the relevant national training package and will be detailed in the Priority Skills List.

​What courses are offered through C3G and the student co-contribution cost:​

QualificationCo-contribution Fees
AUR20716 Certificate II in Automotive Vocational PreparationNon-Concession: $55.00
Concession: $22.00
CPC10111 Certificate I in ConstructionNon-Concession: $55.00
Concession: $22.00
UEE22011 Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)Non-Concession: $199.00
Concession: $99.00
AHC30916 Certificate III in Landscape ConstructionNon-Concession: $105.00
Concession: $30.00
AHC30716 Certificate III in HorticultureNon-Concession: $112.00
Concession: $32.00
CPC30313 Certificate III in ConcretingNon-Concession: $140.00
Concession: $40.00
QualificationCo-contribution Fees
AUR20716 Certificate II in Automotive Vocational PreparationNon-Concession: $55.00
Concession: $22.00
CPC10111 Certificate I in ConstructionNon-Concession: $55.00
Concession: $22.00
RII20115 Certificate II in Resources & Infrastructure work preparationNon-Concession: $55.00
Concession: $22.00
RII20115 Certificate II in Resources & Infrastructure work preparation
(with Roller ticket)
Non-Concession: $450.00
Concession: $225.00
UEE22011 Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)Non-Concession: $199.00
Concession: $99.00
AHC30916 Certificate III in Landscape ConstructionNon-Concession: $105.00
Concession: $30.00
AHC30716 Certificate III in HorticultureNon-Concession: $112.00
Concession: $32.00
CPC30313 Certificate III in ConcretingNon-Concession: $140.00
Concession: $40.00
BSB30115 Certificate III in BusinessNon-Concession: $84.00
Concession: $24.00
BSB30215 Certificate III in Customer EngagementNon-Concession: $84.00
Concession: $24.00
BSB30415 Certificate III in Business AdministrationNon-Concession: $91.00
Concession: $26.00

For a copy of the Certificate 3 Guarantee Student fact sheet click here.

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