The Skills Assure Certificate 3 Guarantee program is an initiative of the Queensland Government to train eligible Queensland residents. It is designed to help people who haven’t previously enrolled in a post-school Certificate III course or higher, to gain entry in to a Certificate III level qualification.

Click on the link below and take the eligibility test.



What course can I study with this funding

The following qualifications are included in the Certificate 3 Guarantee funding:

Am I eligible for Certificate 3 Guarantee Funding?
To be eligible for funding you need to be:

  • Queensland resident
  • Who does not already hold, or is not already enrolled in, a post-school certificate III or higher level qualification (not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training
  • Is aged 15 years of age or above
  • Is no longer at school
  • Is an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident (including humanitarian entrants), or a temporary resident with the necessary visa and on the pathway to permanent residency
Am I eligible for concession?

To be eligible for concession you need to meet the above eligibility criteria and:

  • Hold a health care or pensioner concession card issued under Commonwealth law, or
  • Have proof that you are a partner or dependant of a person who holds a health care or pensioner concession card and is named on that card.
  • The student is an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • The student has a disability
  • The student is an adult prisoner.
What if I hold a relevant statement of attainment?
If you hold a relevant statement of attainment you may be eligible for some credit transfers – reducing your study load and course duration.
What are the fees?

Although government funding covers most of the cost of your course, you are required to make a small co-contribution on enrolment. The amount you are required to pay is determined by your concessional status.

HLT37315 Certificate III in Health Administration
Non-Concessional: $150 – Fee can be paid in full on enrolment.
Concessional – $75 – Fee can be paid in full on enrolment.

BSB30120 Certificate III in Business (Medical Administration)
Non-Concessional: $150 – Fee can be paid in full on enrolment
Concessional – $75 – Fee can be paid in full on enrolment

This fee includes absolutely everything: tuition, training materials and support. You can pay by credit card or direct deposit. We also offer an interest-free payment plan to help you spread the cost of your course. This fee may be paid on your behalf by an employer or another third party such as a job active provider or rehabilitation consultant.

Is this Funding a Loan?

No, it is not a loan.  The Government is paying your course fees on your behalf. It isn’t a loan/HELP/HECS style payment where you need to pay it back, these fees are covered entirely by the Government.

What else do I need to know?
  • Our courses are Centrelink approved and nationally recognised
  • Once you complete a qualification through this program you will no longer be eligible for further subsidised training under this program
  • Students will be required to complete a Training and Employment survey within three months of completing or discontinuing the course
  • All students will be assessed on their Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) prior to course commencement
  • Satisfactory course progression is required under this program