Queensland

Queensland VET Investment Plan

The Queensland Government provides funding to assist Queenslanders obtain their first post-school Certificate III qualification under the Certificate 3 Guarantee program, and/or support to obtain a higher level qualification (in selected industry areas) through the Higher Level Skills program. Funding through the Higher Level Skills program aims to assist individuals to gain the higher level skills required to secure employment or career advancement in priority industries or to transition to university. Employers may also be able to access training to address workforce development needs.

 

BCA National Training Group has been approved as a Pre-Qualified Supplier (PQS no. 1363600) by the Queensland Government to deliver training to eligible students under both the Certificate 3 Guarantee and Higher Level Skills programs. 


Certificate 3 Guarantee program

Are you eligible to participate?

To access a funded training place through the Certificate 3 Guarantee program, you will need to meet the following criteria:

  1. You are a Queensland resident aged 15 years or over who is no longer at school (with the exception of VET in Schools students) and
  2. You are an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident (including humanitarian entrants), or a temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, and
  3. You have not have enrolled in or achieved a certificate III level or higher qualification (not including qualifications completed at school and foundations skills training)

Please note that you can only access the Certificate 3 Guarantee program subsidy once - it is important you choose the right course for you to take full advantage of this opportunity. More information about the Certificate 3 Guarantee program is available in the Student Fact Sheet on the Queensland Government website.

BCA National courses: Certificate 3 Guarantee program

CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support

CHC32015 - Certificate III in Community Services

SIS30315 - Certificate III in Fitness

Call BCA National now on 1300 79 67 87 for more information and to enrol.

A contribution to the cost of training and assessment services - called a co-contribution fee - must be made by students undertaking a Certificate III qualification and non-concessional students undertaking lower-level vocational qualifications. 

The fee may be paid on behalf of the student by a third party unrelated to the PQS (BCA National Training Group), but cannot be paid or waived by the PQS (whether directly or indirectly), unless approved in writing by the department. The fee amount is a decision for the PQS. BCA National fees for Recognition of Prior Learning are 50% of the course fee. 

A minimum student co-contribution fee of $1 per unit of competency applies to all students. For specific co-contribution fees contact your BCA National representative.

The student co-contribution amounts applicable are as per the table below:

Higher Level Skills program

Are you eligible to participate? 

To be eligible for the Higher Level Skills program, individuals must:

  1. be aged 15 years or over
  2. be no longer at school
  3. permanently reside in Queensland
  4. be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen
  5. not hold, and not be enrolled in, a certificate IV or higher-level qualification, not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training.

Please note that you can only access the Higher Level Skills program subsidy once. For more information about the program, 
see the Student Fact Sheet on the Queensland Government website.

BCA National courses: Higher Level Skills program

CHC40213 - Certificate IV in Education Support

CHC40413 - Certificate IV in Youth Work

CHC43015 - Certificate IV in Ageing Support

CHC43115 – Certificate IV in Disability

CHC40313 - Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention

CHC50313 - Diploma of Child, Youth and Family Intervention

CHC52015 - Diploma of Community Services

Call BCA National now on 1300 79 67 87 for more information and to enrol.

A contribution to the cost of training and assessment services - called a co-contribution fee - must be made by students undertaking a certificate IV level and above qualification or priority skill set.

Given the increased benefits that students and industry accrue from higher-level training, there is an expectation of higher levels of co-contribution under the Higher Level Skills program.

The fee may be paid on behalf of the student by a third party unrelated to the PQS (BCA National Training Group), but cannot be paid or waived by the PQS (whether directly or indirectly), unless approved in writing by the department. The fee amount is a decision for the PQS. BCA National fees for Recognition of Prior Learning are 50% of the course fee. 

A minimum student co-contribution fee of $1 per unit of competency applies to all students. For specific co-contribution fees contact your BCA National representative.

The student co-contribution amounts applicable are as per the table below:

Students who are eligible for VET Student Loans, and who wish to study the Diploma of Community Services or the Diploma of Child, Youth, and Family Intervention can defer their student co-contribution on VET Student Loans. Please call our admissions team on 1300 69 35 65 for further information.

To access the BCA National Refund Policy, please click here.