Higher Level Skills Funding
The Higher Level Skills is an initiative of the Queensland Government’s Skills Assure program to train eligible Queensland residents. It is designed to help people who haven’t previously enrolled in a post-school Certificate IV course or higher, to gain entry into a Certificate IV or Diploma level qualification.
To check you are eligible, click on the link below and take the eligibility test.CHECK YOUR ELIGIBILITY & APPLY HERE
- Queensland resident
- Who does not already hold, or is not already enrolled in, a post-school certificate IV 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
- 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.
- Non-Concessional: $250 – Fee can be paid in full on enrolment via credit card or bank transfer.
- Concessional: $150 – Fee can be paid in full on enrolment via credit card or bank transfer.
- Non-Concessional: $1000 – Fee can be paid in full on enrolment or via a payment plan of $150 on enrolment plus 17 weekly payments of $50 per week.
- Concessional – $800 – Fee can be paid in full on enrolment or via a payment plan of $150 on enrolment plus 13 weekly payments of $50 per week.
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.
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.
- 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