Certificate 3 Guarantee Program

Funded Courses – Certificate 3 Guarantee

From the 1st July 2014, the Queensland Government introduced significant changes to the Queensland’s Vocational Education and Training (VET) system under its new reform action plan – Great Skills. Real Opportunities. The Certificate 3 Guarantee will provide a Government subsidy towards the training cost for eligible participants undertaking a certificate III level qualification or certificate IV / Diploma through the higher skills funding.

What are the costs involved?

The co-contribution fee for all courses is only $15*.

What is the eligibility criteria?

*To be eligible to enrol into the Government Funded – Certificate 3 Guarantee you must be:

  • Aged 15 years or above and;
  • No longer at school and;
  • A Queensland resident i.e. Australian Citizen or permanent resident residing in Queensland or New Zealand citizen permanently residing in Queensland and;
  • Not previously completed or currently enrolled in a Certificate III level qualification (or higher) for eligibility under the Certificate 3 Guarantee Program

Employment status does not matter – A participant can be unemployed and seeking work, or working on a full-time, part-time or on a casual basis.


Qualifications Include:

Certificate III in Business BSB30115

Certificate III in Business Administration BSB30415

Certificate III in Community Services CHC32015

Certificate III in Hospitality SIT30616

Certificate III in Individual Support CHC33015

Certificate III in Telecommunications Technology ICT30515

Certificate III in Tourism SIT30116

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