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.
Must be ONE of the below:
|Requirement – Right to Work in Australia
|Australian or New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia (if not a citizen)
|Green 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* OR
Australian Citizenship Certificate.
|A Visa holder with relevant permission to work.
N.B. This does not include International Student Visas
Employer letter (on letterhead dated and signed by the employer) confirming the participant has the right to work in Australia and undertake study. Must include Visa number and provide copy of Visa.
*A commemorative birth certificate cannot be accepted
AND must be ONE of the below:
An Eligible Worker: Employed in Queensland within the Building & Construction Industry.
Employees workers, substantially engaged, in the Queensland residential building and construction industry doing:
Employed workers, substantially engaged, in the Queensland civil construction industry doing:
QLeave Building and Construction Member Statement (current statement showing credits within last 4 years) along with confirmation that the participant is undertaking work within the Queensland building and construction industry, e.g., pay slips showing employment at a Queensland building or construction company OR
An Eligible Self-Employed Worker: Works in Queensland within the Building & Construction Industry.
Self-employed workers, substantially engaged, in the Queensland residential building and construction industry doing:
Self-employed workers, substantially engaged, in the Queensland civil construction industry doing:
|ABN/ACN registration showing ownership and
Two invoices for recent work in the industry, must include company details, ABN, business name, address and details of work performed for the client 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).
|Statutory Declaration providing details of relevant employment including role and duties within the Building and Construction Industry.
QBCC Licence example:
*Interstate licences are not acceptable
**Not acceptable as evidence.
AND must be:
|Participants must be able to demonstrate RPL in 70% or more of the competencies, only 50% of which (i.e., of the 70%) can be Credit Transfers. Students who already hold a CERT III will need to supply the CERT III qualification with a record of results (including units of competency achieved) prior to being approved for funding as there is a maximum of seven (7) credit transfers for eligibility under this contract.
|Assessor’s Marking Guide and a copy of qualification including record of results.
AND must not be:
|An apprentice or trainee.
|An Employee of an Authority.
Employees of Local Councils are acceptable only if they are undertaking duties for building and construction work which would meet the eligible worker criteria.
|State or Territory Government Departments (including but not limited to):
- Energy and Public Works - QBuild
- Transport and Main Roads - Roadtek
Government owned Corporations (including but not limited to):
- CS Energy Ltd
- Stanwell Corporation Ltd
- CleanCo Queensland
- Powerlink Queensland
- Energy Queensland - Ergon; Energex
- Far North Queensland Ports Corporation Ltd (Ports North)
- Gladstone Ports Corporation Ltd
- North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation Ltd
- Port of Townsville Ltd
- QIC Ltd
Statutory Bodies (including but not limited to):
- Queensland Rail
- SEQ Water - Urban Utilities; Unity Water
- Jobs Queensland
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
|Funded by an Authority or other such source for delivery of the same training being undertaken as part of this program
A funded Federal, State or Local Government program.
A funded Industry program.
An Employer funded program.
|Participant seeking a verification of competency
Currently enrolled and participating in a Higher Qualifications Program in the same contract term.
|Contract term: 1/10/2022 - to 30/09/2024. Also, if you already hold a Cert III trade qualification then you can only complete the Cert III in Construction Waterproofing if it's relevant to the construction work you're performing. For example, wall and floor tiling, structural landscaping, carpentry etc.
|Employees of other industries
|- Automotive: Vehicle repairs and maintenance including Mobile plant machinery
- Arts, Culture, Entertainment and Design: Theatre productions including stage and set services. Live Production Services Film and Television production including studio, stage and set services
- Amenity Horticulture and Landscaping: Arboriculture, Gardening Services, Turf and Sports Turf Management, Retail Nursery and Nursery Production.
- Amusement Leisure & Recreation: Aquatic Attractions, Events and Festivals,
Go Karting, Indoor Play & Family Entertainment Centres, Theme Parks and Outdoor Attractions, Manufacturers and Professional Services supplying the industry, Transportable Rides and Attractions, Engineers related to the industry.
- Maritime: Marine Industry General Purpose Hands Coxswains, Marine Engine Drivers, Engineers, Surveyors Deck Officers, Ships Masters, Cooks, Integrated Ratings Marina Operations.
- Metal, Engineering and Boating: Primary Metal and Metal Product Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing, Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing
Repair and Maintenance, Other Transport Equipment Manufacturing – Including Shipbuilding and Boatbuilding, Other Manufacturing.
- Mining and Drilling: Coal Mining, Drilling and Extractive Industries (Quarrying) Drilling.
- Property Developers and Consultants
- Retail and Wholesale Trade: Sale of goods to the general public and business Hire of goods including plant and equipment
- Tourism, Travel and Hospitality: Accommodation Services, Cookery, Food and Beverage, Hospitality, Events and Exhibitions, Tourism and Travel.
- Transport and Logistics: Purchasing and Supply Logistics, Clerks Transport and Dispatch Clerks and Store-persons, Drivers - Automobile, Delivery and Truck, Freight and Furniture Handlers, Waterside Worker (Stevedore).
|Supply Chain Workers
|Participants excluded under the program rules which includes the program limitations.
CSQ approved licences
|Brick & Segmental Paving
|Bricklaying & Block Laying
|Fire Protection – Install and Maintain – Fire Doors and Fire Shutters
|Fire Protection – Install and Maintain – Fire Collars, Fire-Rated Penetrations and Fire-Rated Joint Sealing
|Fire Protection – Install and Maintain – Fire and Smoke Walls and Ceilings
|Floor Finishing and Covering (Hard Sector)
|Foundation Work (Piling and Anchors)
|Glass, Glazing and Aluminium
|Painting and Decorating
|Plumbing and Drainage
|Roof and Wall Cladding
|Sheds, Carports and Garages
|Structural Landscaping (Trade)
|Wall and Floor Tiling
|Low Rise (Contractor and nominee supervisor / Site Supervisor)
|Medium Rise (Contractor and nominee supervisor / Site Supervisor)
|Open (Contractor and nominee supervisor / Site Supervisor)
|Restricted (Kitchen, Bathroom & Laundry installation)
|Restricted to structural landscaping
|Electrical 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!
All funding is subject to availability at the time of courses scheduled and may change at the time of enquiry and enrolment.