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Certificate 3 Guarantee

Subsidised training

Students can now take advantage of the Certificate 3 Guarantee Program, a Queensland Government initiative which reduces the cost of the course to the student.

  • Subsidised training for one Certificate III qualification
  • Increase your employment opportunities
  • Implemented from 1 July 2013 for eligible Queenslanders

The amount provided is subject to the demand for skilled workers in each industry, and your eligibility.

What are the benefits?

You will receive subsidised training for one Certificate III qualification of your choice to increase your employment opportunities.

If you need to develop skills before undertaking a Certificate III course, you may be eligible to undertake study in language, literacy and numeracy programs as well as Certificate I and II qualifications that lead to the Certificate III.

Study areas

TAFE Queensland North has places available in the following Certificate III qualifications:

  • Aged Care
  • Beauty
  • Business Administration
  • Business
  • Community Services
  • Conservation and Land Management
  • Disability
  • Events
  • Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Education Support
  • Fitness
  • Home and Community Care
  • Horticulture
  • Hospitality
  • Maritime Operations
  • Music
  • Travel
  • Tourism
  • Visual Art

Am I eligible?

The Certificate 3 Guarantee is for any eligible Queensland resident who does not already hold and is not currently enrolled into, a post-school Certificate III or higher qualification.

Prospective participants must be:

  • be 15 years of age or older
  • no longer at school
  • be an Australian or New Zealand citizen

Employment status does not matter. A participant can be unemployed and seeking work, or be working on a full-time, part-time, self-employed or casual basis.

How do I enrol?

To enrol in a Certificate III qualification under the Certificate 3 Guarantee Program visit your nearest TAFE Queensland North Campus, phone 1300 656 959 or email info.north@tafe.qld.edu.au

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