Overview and Objectives
The principal aim of the Higher Level Skills program is to help individuals gain the higher-level skills required to secure employment or career advancement in a priority industry or transition to university to continue their studies.
The Higher Level Skills program also provides eligible employers or industry with the capacity to address current workforce development needs that are adversely impacting on productivity, where individual employees meet the program’s eligibility requirements.
While it is primarily industry’s role to train its workforce, there is a role for government to invest in training that meets emerging industry needs if it will benefit Queensland’s economy and support industry to boost productivity.
What courses are available?
|Course Name||Co-contribution Fee for Concessional Holder||Co-contribution Fee for Non-Concessional Holder|
|CHC43015 – Certificate IV in Ageing Support (Ageing, Home and Community)|
|CHC52015 – Diploma of Community Services|
Who is eligible?
- be aged 18 years or over and no longer at school (as per the RTO policy)
- 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 IV or higher-level qualification, not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training.
Students wishing to apply for the Higher level Skills must meet the Eligibility Requirements, click here to view the full Criteria.