Funding

WHAT IS CONSTRUCTION SKILLS QUEENSLAND (CSQ) FUNDING?
Our CSQ Funded Programs are targeted to existing workers in the building and construction industry to assist in career development and is designed to help you gain new skills and knowledge.

 

CSQ FUNDING COURSES AVAILABLE
Higher Level Skills: UEE42611 Certificate IV in Hazardous Areas – Electrical (Training in: Mackay, Whitsundays, Central & North Regions).
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Short Course: HV Switching (Training in: Mackay & Whitsundays Regions).
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CSQ FUNDING STUDENT CONTRIBUTION FEE
Student Contribution Fees represent the total non funded subsidised portion of essential training costs for the participant to undertake the training. These fees include tuition, services, materials and all other costs associated with delivering the training and the awarding of the qualification/statement of attainment to the participant.

 

ARE YOU ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE?
Must be:
an Existing Worker in the Building and Construction Industry (see definition provided in Appendix 1); and
an Eligible Worker (see definition provided in Appendix 1); or
an Unemployed Eligible Worker (see definition provided in Appendix 1); and
 
Must be:
an Australian or New Zealand citizen; or
a permanent resident of Australia; or
a holder of a refugee or humanitarian visa; and
 
Must:
permanently reside in Queensland; or
be permanently employed in Queensland; and
 
Must not be:
an employee of any Authority (excluding employees of an Indigenous Council that is a Principal Contractor); or
currently enrolled and participating in a school program (excluding eligible school-based apprentices and trainees); or
a contracted trainer and assessor or an existing worker of any RTO; or
already funded by an Authority or other such source for delivery of the same training being undertaken as part of this program; or
previously funded under this program for eight (8) short courses in the same program contract period.
 
Contact our Training Team for further details.

 
 

JETCO Funding
If you are a member of CIRT (Contracting Industry Redundancy Trust) and you/your employer contribute to the JETCO levy, you are entitled to a scale of subsidies for approved industry based training. CIRT Members are eligible for up to $1,800.00 worth of JETCO funding per financial year to assist with training costs across the following courses in which are taught by Volt Edge:
Hazardous Areas (EEHA)
Hazardous Areas Refresher (EEHA Refresher)
High Voltage Switching Operations
Certificate IV in Electrical – Instrumentation

 

CIRT applies on major building projects on which a site allowance is applicable (E.g. EBA’s, AWA’s Site agreements etc.) To find out if your employer has been making contributions towards CIRT/ JETCO for you please call JETCO directly on 1300 200 123 or click the link for more information CIRT Home.

 

* Please note that the above information has been obtained through the JETCO website, before enrolling in a Volt Edge course please contact CIRT directly for more information.