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Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) Short Courses Funding 2016-17


Are you looking to learn new and important skills that will help you to further your career in construction? Construction Skills Queensland's (CSQ) Short Courses Program 2016-17, with its focus on safety and licencing training, could be for you.

The Short Courses program provides funding to assist with upskilling and cross skilling existing workers in the building and construction industry. The training focuses on the safety, regulatory and licensing requirements of the industry and can provide you with a range of competencies that employers need. And as the program name suggests, the Short Courses are designed to get you up-skilled fast.


For the purposes of eligibility, participants under this agreement must meet the following criteria.

1.  They must be an existing worker in the building and construction industry who has a one month or more employment relationship with their employer. The working relationship can be built up through full-time, part-time or casual employment or engagement as a contract worker.

Evidence requirementsAs evidence of employment status, we require a signed letter from their employer on company letterhead for one month.

2.  Proof that they are either (a) Australian or New Zealand citizen; or (b) a permanent resident of Australia; or (c) a refugee and humanitarian visa holder. (please note this does not include a 457 visa)

Evidence requirementsAs evidence, we require one of the following:  a) Full birth certificate or birth certificate extract  b) Passport c) Medicare card (green only); or d) Visa

3.  They must also (a) permanently reside in Queensland, or (b) be permanently employed in Queensland.

Evidence requirements - As evidence, we require one of the following:   a) Queensland drivers licence  b) telephone account  c) bank statement  d) statement from a real estate agent; or
e) any other formal documentation stating the participants' full name and current residential address and/or their employment status.

Funded Courses & Prices

(For Eligible Students)

Course CSQ Funded Price (Student Contribution Fee)
Work Safely at Heights $10.00 (GST free)
Confined Space Entry $10.00 (GST free)
Yellow Card (boom < 11m & scissor lift) $10.00 (GST free)
Elevated Work Platform (>11m License) $470.00 (GST free)
Forklift $470.00 (GST free)
Dogging $600.00 (GST free)
Basic Rigging $1,050.00 (GST free)
Intermediate Rigging $1,452.00 (GST free)
Basic Scaffolding $950.00 (GST free)
Intermediate Scaffolding $950.00 (GST free)
Advanced Scaffolding $1,100.00 (GST free)
Swing Stage User $745.00 (GST free)
Slewing Mobile Crane Licence (20T or 60T) $862.00 (GST free)
Slewing Mobile Crane Licence (100T or Open) $1,262.00 (GST free)
Tower Crane $1,262.00 (GST free)
Personnel and Materials Hoist $162.00 (GST free)
Skid Steer Loader $200.00 (GST free)
Backhoe $200.00 (GST free)
Excavator $200.00 (GST free)
Front End Loader $200.00 (GST free)
Roller $200.00 (GST free)
Concrete Pumping Boom $700.00 (GST free)



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