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Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) Funding

As a Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) registered training supplier, we provide training that is supported by CSQ funding

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) is an independent, not-for-profit, industry-funded body supporting employers, workers, apprentices, trainees and career seekers in the building and construction industry.

CSQ provides funding to reduce the financial obstacle to training, making upskilling an affordable option for many more individuals in the construction industry.

CSQ contributes towards the cost of courses to reduce the cost to participants. CSQ funding is paid directly to the contracted RTO, generally between 75% and 100% of course costs.

If you are currently working in the Queensland building and construction industry or if you are an unemployed eligible worker,  you may be eligible for CSQ funded training to advance or expand your skills under one of the CSQ programs listed below:

  • Short course program
  • Skills Assessment and Gap Training Program
  • Higher Qualifications Program

*Note:

  • Short course program

    The Short Courses program provides funding to assist with upskilling and cross skilling existing and unemployed eligible workers in the building and construction industry. Short Courses are individual competencies and skills sets designed to provide flexible solutions to workers wanting to update their skills and knowledge in specific, targeted areas.

    How to apply:


    Funded Building Courses:

    Short course code and title
    * Not eligible for Major Contractors Training Program
    Full FeeCSQ contribution
    AGAT Asbestos general awareness training (non-accredited)Call for quote$150.00
    BSBESB402 Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures *Call for quote$360.00
    BSBSUS211 Participate in sustainable work practicesCall for quote$240.00
    BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk managementCall for quote$360.00
    CPCCCM2004 Handle construction materialsCall for quote$253.00
    CPCCCM2010 Work safely on scaffolding higher than two metresCall for quote$300.00
    CPCCCM2012 Work safely at heightsCall for quote$300.00
    CPCCLDG3001 Licence to perform dogging$1,350.00$964.00
    CPCCLHS3001 Licence to operate a personnel and materials hoist$1,038.00$938.00
    CPCCLSF2001 Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level$1,250.00$928.00
    CPCCLSF3001 Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding intermediate level$1,555.00$1,022.00
    CPCCLSF4001 Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding advanced levelCall for quote$985.00
    CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry$120.00$120.00
    CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industryCall for quote$240.00
    NAT10910001 Use swing stage scaffolds safelyCall for quote$644.00
    SGATF2F Silica General Awareness Training (non-accredited)Call for quote$152.00
    TLID1001 Shift materials safely using manual handling methodsCall for quote$217.00
    TLID3035 Operate a boom type elevating work platform$410.00$326.00
    TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck$695.00$451.00
    TLILIC0005 Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)$695.00$528.00
    WHSQHSRNCB01 Health and Safety Representative (HSR) WHSQ approved course – Initial (5 days)$770.00$589.00
    WHSQHSRNCB02 Health and Safety Representative (HSR) WHSQ approved course – Refresher$265.00$265.00


    Funded Civil courses:

    Short course code and titleFull FeeCSQ contribution
    RIICCM202E Identify, locate and protect underground servicesCall for quote$227.00
    RIICOM301E Communicate informationCall for quote$227.00
    RIIENV501E Implement and maintain environmental management planCall for quote$500.00
    RIIHAN301E Operate elevating work platformCall for quote$266.00
    RIIHAN308F Load and unload plantCall for quote$266.00
    RIIHAN309F Conduct telescopic materials handler operationsCall for quote$540.00
    RIIHAN311F Conduct operations with integrated tool carrierCall for quote$500.00
    RIIMPO316E Conduct self-propelled compactor operationsCall for quote$404.00
    RIIMPO317F Conduct roller operationsCall for quote$500.00
    RIIMPO318F Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operationsCall for quote$505.00
    RIIMPO319E Conduct backhoe/loader operationsCall for quote$505.00
    RIIMPO320F Conduct civil construction excavator operationsCall for quote$505.00
    RIIMPO321F Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operationsCall for quote$505.00
    RIIMPO322E Conduct civil construction tracked front end loader operationsCall for quote$505.00
    RIIMPO323E Conduct civil construction dozer operationsCall for quote$505.00
    RIIMPO324F Conduct civil construction grader operationsCall for quote$505.00
    RIIMPO325E Conduct civil construction scraper operationsCall for quote$505.00
    RIIMPO326E Conduct water vehicle operationsCall for quote$455.00
    RIIMPO337E Conduct articulated haul truck operationsCall for quote$569.00
    RIIMPO338E Conduct rigid haul truck operationsCall for quote$569.00
    RIIRIS301E Apply risk management processesCall for quote$240.00
    RIIWHS202E Enter and work in confined spaces$350.00$300.00
    RIIWHS204E Work safely at heights$275.00$225.00


    Major Contractors Training Program only:

    Short course code and titleCSQ Contribution
    CPCCSC2002 Erect and dismantle basic scaffolding$382.00
    CPCCDO3011 Perform dogging$540.00
    CPCCRI3012 Perform basic rigging$270.00
    HLTAID011 Provide first aid$108.00
    RIISAM204E Operate small plant and equipment $121.00
  • Skills Assessment and Gap Training Program (Building and Civil Construction)

    If you work in the general construction workforce or the civil construction workforce, and have learnt  skills on the job but don’t hold a formal qualification, the  Skills Assessment and Gap Training (SAGT) program may be suited to you.

    How to apply:


    Funded courses:

    Qualification code and titleCSQ contribution
    AHC30916 Certificate III in Landscape Construction$5,500.00
    CPC30211 / CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry$5,500.00
    CPC30320 Certificate III in Concreting$5,500.00
    CPC30711 / CPC30720 Certificate III in Rigging$5,500.00
    CPC30911 / CPC30920 Certificate III in Scaffolding$5,500.00
    CPC31111 / CPC31120 Certificate III in Steelfixing$5,500.00
    RII30815 / RII30820 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations$5,500.00
    RII30919 / RII30920 Certificate III in Civil Construction (Bituminous Surfacing)$5,500.00
    RII30919 / RII30920 Certificate III in Civil Construction (Bridge Construction and Maintenance)$5,500.00
    RII30919 / RII30920 Certificate III in Civil Construction (Pipe Laying) $5,500.00
    RII30919 / RII30920 Certificate III in Civil Construction (Road Construction and Maintenance) $5,500.00
  • Higher Qualifications Program (Building and Civil Construction)

    The Higher Qualifications program provides nationally accredited qualifications including Certificate IV and Diploma and is targeted to assist participants in career development to help them gain new skills and knowledge.

    How to apply:


    Funded courses:

    Qualification code and titleCSQ contribution
    BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety$2,700.00
    BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management$3,409.00
    BSB51319 Diploma of Work Health and Safety$2,761.00
    CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)$5,670.00
    CPC40208 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Contract Administration)$3,038.00
    CPC40308 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Estimating)$4,725.00
    CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)$7,918.00
    CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)$10,342.00
    CPC60220 Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)$4,465.00
    RII40720 Certificate IV in Civil Construction*
    (Not eligible for Major Contractors Training Program)
    $4,388.00
    RII50420 Diploma of Civil Construction Management$6,750.00

    *Funding is subject to availability