Funded Training QLD

ECTARC is proud to be a
Queensland Government subsidised training provider

ECTARC delivers a range of funded training programs for the QLD government and the current opportunities are listed below. Join the ECTARC Email Updates and our facebook page to be the first to know when funded programs become available.

JobTrainer Fund

CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
CHC50213 Diploma of School Age Education and Care

 

The JobTrainer Fund (JobTrainer) is a jointly funded initiative of the Australian and state and territory governments to support an increase in low or no fee training places for job seekers, school leavers and young people in areas of identified skills need and/or employment growth, to support them into employment as Australia emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fee-free training is available for a range of short courses and certificates with low-fee training of no more than $400 available for higher level qualifications.

ECTARC has limited training places available under the JobTrainer Fund.

For further information please refer to the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training website here.

 

Eligibility

To be eligible to enrol in a training place funded under the JobTrainer Fund, prospective students must:

  • permanently reside in Queensland; and
  • 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; and
  • have finished school or no longer be at school (including home schooled); and
  • not already be enrolled in training (includes VET and higher education courses); and
  • not have previously completed a qualification funded under the JobTrainer Fund; and
  • either be a job seeker or a school leaver or young person.

 

Co-contribution Fees

The Certificate III qualification will be fully funded by the Queensland Government, with eligible students required to pay no fee.

The Diploma qualifications are funded at higher concessional subsidies and will require eligible students to pay a low fee towards the cost of their qualification.

These are the JobTrainer co-contribution fees:

  • CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care = $0
  • CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care = $280
  • CHC50213 Diploma of School Age Education and Care = $250

 

Certificate 3 Guarantee Program

CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

 

Eligibility

To be eligible to receive government funding under the Certificate 3 Guarantee program, individuals must:

  • be aged 15 years or older;
  • be no longer at school;
  • 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; and
  • not hold, and not be enrolled in, a Certificate III or higher level qualification, not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training.

Eligible? Yes! Click here for more information.

 

Higher Level Skills Program

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
CHC50213 Diploma of School Age Education and Care

 

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Higher Level Skills Program, individuals must:

  • be aged 15 years or over;
  • be no longer at school;
  • 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; and
  • not hold, and not be enrolled in, a Certificate IV or higher level qualification, not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training.

Eligible? Yes! Click here for more information for the CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Eligible? Yes! Click here for more information for the CHC50213 Diploma of School Age Education and Care

 

QLD Expression of Interest form

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