Construction Skills Queensland | Asset College | Government Funding

Construction Skills Queensland Funding

Government subsidised training available at Asset College

About this Funding

Are you working in the construction industry and seeking to increase your knowledge or move into a higher-level role in general construction?

The CSQ Higher Level Skills program provides nationally accredited qualifications including Certificate IV and Diploma. The CSQ Higher Level Skills program is targeted to existing workers in the building and construction industry to assist in career development and is designed to help you gain new skills and knowledge.

The Higher Level Skills program is part of the Queensland Government’s VET Investment Plan.

Qualifications Available

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the CSQ Higher Level Skills subsidy, you must:

  • Work in the Building and Construction Industry in the last 6 months
  • Live or work in Queensland
  • Be 15 years of age or older and no longer at school
  • Be 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.

Application Process

  1. Review the course information and Contact Us if you require any clarification regarding the course content, inclusions, outcomes, policies and procedures, entry requirements, attendance requirements or pathways.
  2. Read the CSQ Higher Level Skills – Application Instructions
  3. Submit your application online or in person at one of Asset College campus QLD offices.
    1. Online Application Form
    2. Eligibility Declaration (sign and attach to application)
    3. Complete Personal Details & Enrolment Form (sign and attach to application)
  4. Undertake the Online Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment.
  5. Pay your co-contribution fee.
  6. Your application will be assessed by Asset College’s Compliance Team and you will receive a written response usually within 3 – 5 days.
  7. Sign your Training Plan.
  8. Commence your course.

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.

Click Here to view the current fee schedule

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 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.

  1. Availability of funding is subject to change without notice at the discretion of the Queensland Government.
  2. Applicants are only eligible to receive funding for one (1) subsidised Higher Level Skills qualification.
  3. Participants must provide additional information / feedback to Asset College within three months of completing their qualification.
  4. Student co-contribution fees must be paid to Asset College prior to applications being considered. These fees will be refunded for unsuccessful applications or credited in full towards another course with Asset College.
  5. Student co-contribution fees may vary depending on the course location and delivery method.
  6. Applicants who are registered Job Seekers should consult their Job Active Provider prior to submitting an application. Your Job Active Provider may be able to provide additional support services and/or pay the student co-contribution fees for eligible applicants.
  7. Additional terms and conditions will be outlined on the application forms and are subject to change.
  8. Students can only access the Higher Level Skills through approved training providers (Pre-qualified Suppliers)
  9. The amount of Subsidy provided will depend on the demand for skilled workers in the area of study.
  10. Participants are required to submit and pay for their own industry licence applications (where applicable), these costs are not included in the student contribution fee or funding subsidy.

Further information about Construction Skills Queensland is available at


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