Apprentice Advance+ Programme

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Apprentice Advance+ Programme with Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ)

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Are you looking to learn new and important skills that will help you to further your career in construction? Construction Skills Queensland’s (CSQ) Apprentice Advance+ Programme 2019-20, with its focus on safety and licencing training, could be for you.

The Apprentice Advance+ 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. The Apprentice Advance+ program offers various short courses, designed to get you up-skilled fast.

For the 2019-20 programme, which runs from 1st Oct 2019 to 30th Sep 2020, each eligible participant is able to access several CSQ funded General Construction short coursesand CSQ funded Civil Construction short courses.

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

1.  They must be an active eligible Apprentice or Trainee in the building and construction industry OR an Apprentice or Trainee who has completed in the last one (1) year who are either currently employed or unemployed OR a cancelled participant who are accessing State Government funding to complete their Apprenticeship or Traineeship.

Evidence requirements – As evidence for an active Apprentice or Trainee, we require a Commencement letter from the Department of Education and Training.

As evidence for a completed Apprentice or Trainee within the last one (1) year, we require a Completion Certificate or Letter followed with either  (a) Letter of reference from employer (b) Payslips (c) if self-employed, a copy of a tax invoice, OR if  unemployed (d) Separation Certificate.

As evidence of a cancelled participant who are accessing State Government funding to complete their Apprenticeship or Traineeship, we require a Copy of  Training Assistance Advice from the Department of Education and Training with either (a) The completed paper-base assessment items for each unit of competency (b) The assessor completed marking guide/observation checklist for each unit of competency.

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 457 visa holders)

Evidence requirements – As 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.

Recognised Apprenticeships and Traineeships


CodeQualification DescriptionApprenticeship (A) or Traineeship (T)
UEE32211Certificate III in Air-conditioning and RefrigerationA
CPC30111Certificate III in Bricklaying/BlocklayingA
MSF31113Certificate III in Cabinet MakingA
CPC30211Certificate III in CarpentryA
RII30915Certificate III in Civil ConstructionT
RII30815Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant OperationsA
RII31215Certificate III in Civil FoundationsT
CPC31211Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling LiningA
CPC30318Certificate III in ConcretingT
CPC31411Certificate III in Construction WaterproofingA
CPC30511Certificate III in DoggingT
UEE30811Certificate III in Electrotechnology ElectricianA
CPC32813Certificate III in Fire ProtectionA
UEE31011Certificate III in Fire Protection ControlA
MSF30818Certificate III in Flooring TechnologyA
CPC32713Certificate III in Gas FittingA
MSF30418Certificate III in Glass and GlazingA
CPC31912Certificate III in JoineryA
AHC30916Certificate III in Landscape ConstructionA
CPC30611Certificate III in Painting and DecoratingA
CPC32413Certificate III in PlumbingT
CPC30711Certificate III in RiggingA
CPC32612Certificate III in Roof PlumbingA
CPC30812Certificate III in Roof TilingT
CPC30911Certificate III in ScaffoldingA
CPC30116Certificate III in ShopfittingA
CPC31011Certificate III in Solid PlasteringA
CPC31111Certificate III in SteelfixingT
CPC32313Certificate III in Stonemasonry (Monumental/Installation)A
RII31615Certificate III in Trenchless TechnologyT
CPC31311Certificate III in Wall and Floor TilingA
CPC32513Certificate III in Plumbing (Mechanical Services)A

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