CSQ – Skills Assessment & Gap Training

Construction Skills Queensland Skills Assessment and Gap Training Funding

Construction Skills Queensland is an independent, not-for-profit, industry-funded body supporting employers, workers, apprentices, trainees and career seekers in the building and construction industry.

CSQ provides funding to reduce the financial obstacle to training, making upskilling an affordable option for many more individuals in the construction industry.

CSQ eligibility:

Must be ONE of the below: 

Requirement – Right to Work in AustraliaEvidence
Australian or New Zealand Citizen orGreen Medicare Card (Current) or My.gov – Medicare snapshot OR
Australian or New Zealand Passport (Up to 6 months from expiry) OR
Australian or New Zealand Full Birth Certificate or Extract*
Permanent Resident of Australia (if not a citizen)Certificate of Evidence of Residence Status (CERS)
A Visa holder with relevant permission to work.
N.B. This does not include International Student Visas
Visa https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/already-have-a-visa/check-visa-details-and-conditions/check-conditions-online

*A commemorative birth certificate cannot be accepted

AND must be ONE of the below:

RequirementEvidence
An Eligible Worker: Employed in Queensland within the Building & Construction Industry

QLeave Statement (current statement showing credits within last 4 years) OR
Relevant current Licence (as per listing)* OR
Employer letter (on letter head and signed by the employer) confirming employment, role and duties in the Building and Construction industry OR
Statutory Declaration providing details of employment including role and duties within the Building and Construction Industry.

Self EmployedQLeave Statement (current) OR
Relevant current Licence (as per listing)* OR
ABN/ACN registration showing ownership and
Invoices for recent work in the industry OR
Statutory Declaration providing details of employment including role and duties within the Building and Construction Industry.
An unemployed eligible worker (unemployed for a period not greater than 4 years who would otherwise meet the requirements of an Eligible Worker)QLeave Statement (current statement showing credits within last 4 years) OR
Relevant current Licence (as per listing)* OR
Separation Certificate OR
Statutory Declaration providing details of relevant employment including role and duties within the Building and Construction Industry.

AND must be:

RequirementEvidence
Able to demonstrate RPL experience in 70% or more competencies required to complete the full qualification.Assessor’s Marking Guide

AND must not:

ConditionClarification
Be an apprentice or trainee. 
An Employee of an Authority.
Employees of Local Councils are acceptable.
State or Territory Government Departments
Government owned Corporations (including but not limited to):
- CS Energy Ltd
- Stanwell Corporation Ltd
- CleanCo Queensland
- Powerlink Queensland
- Energy Queensland
- Far North Queensland Ports Corporation Ltd (Ports North)
- Gladstone Ports Corporation Ltd
- North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation Ltd
- Port of Townsville Ltd
- SunWater Ltd
- QIC Ltd
Statutory Bodies (including but not limited to):
- Queensland Rail
- Seqwater
Commonwealth Government Departments and agencies (including but not limited to):
- Australian Army
- Royal Australian Air Force
- Royal Australian Navy
Commonwealth Companies (including but not limited to):
- Australian Naval Infrastructure Pty Ltd
- Australian Rail Track Corporation Ltd
- NBN Co Ltd
- Australian Universities
- Mt Isa Mines
Corporate Commonwealth Entities (including but not limited to):
- Australia Post
- Defence Housing Australia
Currently enrolled and participating in a school program.Excluding School-based apprentices and trainees, registered in Queensland, undertaking an approved CSQ apprenticeship/traineeship
Contracted as a trainer and assessor or an existing worker of an RTO 
Already funded by an Authority or other such source for delivery of the same training being undertaken as part of the relevant programA funded Queensland Government program.
A funded Commonwealth Government program.
A funded Industry program.
An Employer funded program
Participant seeking a verification of competency

CSQ approved licences

RegulatorDescriptionLicence
QBCCTrade ContractorsBrick & Segmental Paving
QBCCTrade ContractorsBricklaying & Block Laying
QBCCTrade ContractorsBricklaying and Blocklaying
QBCCTrade ContractorsCabinet Making
QBCCTrade ContractorsCarpentry
QBCCTrade ContractorsConcreting
QBCCTrade ContractorsFire Protection – Install and Maintain – Fire Doors and Fire Shutters
QBCCTrade ContractorsFire Protection – Install and Maintain – Fire Collars, Fire-Rated Penetrations and Fire-Rated Joint Sealing
QBCCTrade ContractorsFire Protection – Install and Maintain – Fire and Smoke Walls and Ceilings
QBCCTrade ContractorsFloor Finishing and Covering (Hard Sector)
QBCCTrade ContractorsFoundation Work (Piling and Anchors)
QBCCTrade ContractorsGlass, Glazing and Aluminium
QBCCTrade ContractorsJoinery
QBCCTrade ContractorsPainting and Decorating
QBCCTrade ContractorsPlastering Drywall
QBCCTrade ContractorsPlastering Solid
QBCCTrade ContractorsPlumbing and Drainage
QBCCTrade ContractorsRoof and Wall Cladding
QBCCTrade ContractorsSheds, Carports and Garages
QBCCTrade ContractorsShopfitting (Trade)
QBCCTrade ContractorsSteel Fixing
QBCCTrade ContractorsStonemasonry
QBCCTrade ContractorsStructural Landscaping (Trade)
QBCCTrade ContractorsWall and Floor Tiling
QBCCTrade ContractorsWaterproofing
QBCCBuilderLow Rise (Contractor and nominee supervisor / Site Supervisor)
QBCCBuilderMedium Rise (Contractor and nominee supervisor / Site Supervisor)
QBCCBuilderOpen (Contractor and nominee supervisor / Site Supervisor)
QBCCBuilderRestricted (Kitchen, Bathroom & Laundry installation)
QBCCBuilderRestricted (Shopfitting)
QBCCBuilderRestricted to structural landscaping
QBCCMechanical ServicesPlumbing
ESOElectricalElectrical Mechanic Licence

Got questions about funding or need help?

Please call us on 1300 13 60 02, our friendly team are here to help answer all your questions!

Phone 1300 13 60 02

All funding is subject to availability at the time of courses scheduled and may change at the time of enquiry and enrolment.

RTO 30097

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