Funding in Queensland :::

Short Courses

As a Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) Registered Training Supplier, Orbus3  is proud to be a recipient again of (CSQ) funding for 2017/18 which will commence on 1 October 2017.

We currently offer a range of funded short courses but places are limited. To be eligible for Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) subsidised or fully funded training courses, participants must as a minimum be:

  • A Queensland resident
  • An Australian or New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
  • Not a local government employee

 

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Funding Utilised

5%

For those who don’t qualify for CSQ funding, short courses are available from as little as $225 per course. Contact us today for more information

Full Qualifications

If you choose to study any of the following qualifications you may be eligible for the funding detailed below.

Certificate III Civil Construction Plant Operations

Certificate III Civil Construction Bridge Construction and Maintenance

Certificate III Civil Construction Pipe Laying

Certificate III Civil Construction Road and Construction Maintenance

Funding Options

Queensland State Government User Choice Funding

Funding is available from the Queensland Government. Eligibility criteria apply and as a minimum you are:

  • A Queensland resident
  • An Australian or New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
  • Do not hold two or more qualifications funded under the 2010-2016 User Choice Program

Please Note: There is a Student Contribution Fee  (currently set at $1.60 per nominal hour)which is based on the total nominal hours of each qualification. This varies from between $500 and $1,400 per qualification depending on the electives chosen. Employers may choose to cover this cost on behalf of their employees.

Employer Federal Government Incentive

If are an employer whose employee qualifies for State User Choice funding and your employee has worked for you less than 3 months full-time or 6 months part-time, you can apply for a Federal Apprentice Incentive. This is currently $1,500 paid after enrolment, and $2,500 paid on completion of the qualification.

Construction Skills Queensland [CSQ] Funding

If you do not qualify for State funding you may still be able to access funding. As a CSQ Registered Training Supplier [RTS] Orbusis proud to be a recipient again of [CSQ] funding for 2017/18 which will commence on October 1st 2017.

We currently offer the CSQ Skills Assessment and Gap Training [SAGT] for the Civil Construction program. This funding is accessible to those who have on-the-job experience but do not hold the formal qualification.

To be eligible for Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) subsidised or fully funded training courses, participants must as a minimum be:

  • A Queensland resident
  • An Australian or New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
  • Experienced in the civil construction industry (80% of the course must be achieved through Recognition of Prior Learning [RPL] and gap training is provided for the remainder of the qualification)

 

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Funding Utilised

90%

Certificate IV Civil Construction Supervision

Funding Options

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) Funding

As a Construction Skills Queensland [CSQ] Registered Training Supplier [RTS] Orbus3 is proud to be a recipient again of a funding contract for 2017/18 which will commence on October 1st 2017.

CSQ is very committed to advance and expand the industry’s Higher Level Skills. To be eligible for CSQ subsidised or fully funded training courses, participants must as a minimum be:

  • A Queensland resident
  • An Australian or New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
  • Experienced in the civil construction industry

 

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Funding Utilised

85%

State and Federal Funding

There is no State or Federal funding available for this qualification at this time but Orbus3 offer this qualification on a fee for service basis, if a participant does not qualify for CSQ funding or if there is no CSQ funding remaining.

Funding options can seem complicated so contact us today to find out the best way to fund your further education