Funding - Certificate III Guarantee

Skill360 Australia is proud to be a Skills Assure provider for Certificate 3 Guarantee program gives eligible individuals the opportunity to complete their first post-school certificate III qualification that leads to a job outcome or career advancement.

The Certificate 3 Guarantee is targeted at certificate III qualifications because they are considered the entry-level qualification most often needed to gain employment in many industry sectors. 

Who is eligible?

To be eligible to enrol into the Certificate 3 Guarantee, prospective students must:

  • be aged 15 years or older
  • be no longer at school (with the exception of school students in Years 10, 11 and 12 undertaking a VET in School (VETiS) program — see the VETiS fact sheet for more information)
  • permanently reside in Queensland
  • 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
  • not hold, and not be enrolled in, a certificate III or higher-level qualification, not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training.

Student Co-Contribution Fees

Students undertaking training funded under Certificate 3 Guarantee are required to contribute to the cost of their training through a co-contribution fee.  This fee may be paid on your behalf by an employer or another third party.

  • BSB30115 Certificate III in Business

Non-concession: $180.00    

Concession: $60.00

  • BSB30415 Certificate III in Business Administration

Non-concession: $195.00    

Concession: $65.00

  • CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction

Non-concession: $165.00    

Concession: $55.00

Under the Certificate 3 Guarantee Program, concessional participants are defined as follows:

  • The participant holds a health care concession card or pensioner concession card; or
  • The participant holds an official form under Commonwealth law confirming that the participant is entitled to concessions under a health care concession card or pensioner concession card; or the participant is an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person.
  • The Participant has a Disability — pensioner concession card or other documentation verifying the holder has disability.

Refund Terms

If a student cancels prior to the completion of the qualification, units that have not been commenced will be refunded. Students are required to complete a Refund Application Form which is located on the Skill360 Australia website.

Certificate 3 Guarantee Entitlement

Eligible participants will no longer be eligible for a subsidised training place under the Certificate 3 Guarantee Program once they complete a Certificate Level III qualification.

Find out More

To find out if you are eligible contact our team on 1300 933 358.

For more information about the Certificate 3 Guarantee Program, download the fact sheet or visit the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training website at www.training.qld.gov.au.

Skill360 Australia is proud to be a Skills Assure provider.

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