Government subsidised training available at Asset College
The Certificate 3 Guarantee provides eligible individuals with access to a subsidised training place in an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) certificate III level qualification with a pre-approved registered training organisation (RTO) of
their choice — otherwise known as a pre-qualified supplier (PQS).
The government’s aim is to assist working-age Queenslanders without a post-school certificate III or higher-level qualification to complete a nationally recognised certificate III qualification that leads to:
Under the Certificate 3 Guarantee, foundation skills training (i.e. language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) training) and lower-level vocational qualifications are also subsidised in certain limited circumstances, based on an individual’s learning, skilling or support needs, to achieve employment outcomes for students.
For more information regarding the Certificate 3 Guarantee, please review the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training fact sheet here.
Asset College has been approved to deliver the following qualifications under the Certificate 3 Guarantee program:
To be eligible for the Certificate 3 Guarantee, you must:
Student Contribution Fees
The Queensland Government subsidises the cost of undertaking an approved Qualification however all participants will be required to contribute a co-contribution fee.
The co-contribution fee can be paid by your employer or another third party on your behalf but will under no circumstance be waived by Asset College and must be paid prior to enrolment into a funded training course.
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Determining Concessional Status
Concessional student status applies when:
(a) the student holds a Health Care or Pensioner Concession Card issued under Commonwealth law, or is the partner or a dependent of a person who holds a Health Care or Pensioner Concession Card and is named on the card;
(b) the student provides Asset College with an official form under Commonwealth law confirming that the student, their partner or the person of whom the student is a dependant is entitled to concessions under a Health Care or Pensioner Concession
(c) the student identifies as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander;
(d) the student is a school student and is enrolled in a VETiS program (may include young people in detention);
(e) the student has a disability; or
(f) the student is an adult prisoner.
Asset College will require evidence of your concessional status on enrolment. This may be through a copy of relevant concessional cards or through information provided by you (the student) on the enrolment form.
Student Support Service
Details regarding our policies and procedures, including Student Support Services are available in our Student Handbook.
If you require assistance with accessing this information or require support, please Contact Us.
Terms and Conditions
Applications are subject to approval by Asset College’s Head Office. Submitting a completed application does not guarantee approval of funding. Training cannot commence until you have received written confirmation of your application being approved.
Further information about Certificate 3 Guarantee is available at www.training.qld.gov.au