The Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) Apprentice Advanced Loading provides access to fully subsidised short courses and higher level skills training to apprentices and trainees during their apprenticeship/traineeship and in the first year following the completion of the apprenticeship/traineeship to assist them to be competitive in the job market and gain licenses/competencies for future work. There are no training fees charged to the students under this program.
(a) A current active apprentice or trainee in Queensland undertaking a CSQ approved apprenticeship or traineeship as listed on the last page of this application OR
(b) An existing or unemployed eligible worker in the first year out of their CSQ approved apprenticeship or traineeship. You must commence training in short courses within 365 days of the completion date of your apprenticeship/traineeship OR
(c) A cancelled apprentice or trainee that was undertaking a CSQ approved apprenticeship or traineeship that has been cancelled and you are currently accessing State Government funding to complete the institution-based training
Applications for funded short courses must be supported with the following identification and evidence of employment documents.
Evidence of Apprenticeship / Traineeship Document required:
To be eligible for additional funding under the Apprenticeship Advance Loading Program, you need to supply us with evidence of your training contract. Please ensure the following is attached to this application.
The building and construction industry is the industry of constructing, deconstructing, reconstructing, renovating, altering, demolishing, relocating, maintaining or repairing any
of the following—
(b) spa pools and swimming pools;
(c) roads, railways, airfields or other works for the passage of anything;
(d) breakwaters, docks, jetties, piers or wharves;
(e) works for solid waste disposal;
(f) works for subdividing or developing land;
(g) works for the improvement or alteration of a harbour, river or watercourse for navigation purposes;
(h) works for the storage or supply of water or for flood mitigation;
(i) works for the irrigation of land;
(j) works for the conveyance, treatment or disposal of sewage or of the effluent from any premises;
(k) works for extracting, refining, processing or treating materials or for producing or extracting products and by-products from materials;
(l) works for conveying products, by-products or materials;
(m) works for the drainage of land;
(n) works for the storage of liquids, other than water, or gases;
(o) works for the generation, supply or transmission of electric power;
(p) works for telecommunication or for the transmission of radio or television;
(q) bridges, viaducts, aqueducts or tunnels;
(r) chimney stacks, cooling towers, drilling rigs, gas holders or silos;
(s) pipe lines;
(t) navigational lights, beacons or markers;
(u) pile driving works;
(v) sporting or recreational facilities;
(w) earthworks, other than for farming;
(x) fences, other than fences on farms;
(y) structures, fixtures or other works not included in paragraphs (a) to (x), but not including earthworks for farming or fences on farms.
(2) The building and construction industry also includes land clearing and site preparation, other than for farming.
(3) The building and construction industry also includes the industry of, whether on or off site—
(a) constructing a thing, other than ordinary stock for sale, in accordance with working drawings; or
(b) deconstructing, reconstructing, renovating, altering, demolishing, relocating, maintaining or repairing a thing, other than ordinary stock for sale, constructed in accordance with working drawings.
(4) The building and construction industry does not include the industry of performing maintenance or repairs of a minor nature to anything mentioned in subsection (1) or (3) for a
person not substantially engaged in activity mentioned in
subsection (1), (2) or (3).
An eligible worker has the same meaning as defined in sections 3A and 3B of the Construction Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Act 1991 as amended from time to time.
An Unemployed Eligible worker is a person who has been unemployed for a period of up to, but not greater than 4 years that would otherwise meet the requirements of an Eligible Worker.
For participants that are Unemployed Eligible Workers, evidence of previous employment in the Building and Construction Industry within the last 4 years is required (for example, separation certificate from previous employer, final pay advice with dates or statutory declaration confirming employment details). The supporting documentation must contain sufficient detail about the duties that were undertaken whilst employed in the Building and Construction Industry, length of employment and previous job title and contact details of previous employer.
How to Apply
|Code *||Qualification Description||Apprenticeship (A) or Traineeship (T)|
|UEE32220||Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration||A|
|CPC33020||Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying||A|
|MSF31113||Certificate III in Cabinet Making||A|
|CPC30220||Certificate III in Carpentry||A|
|RII30920||Certificate III in Civil Construction||T|
|RII30820||Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operation||A|
|RII31220||Certificate III in Civil Foundations||T|
|CPC31220||Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining||A|
|CPC30320||Certificate III in Concreting||T|
|CPC31420||Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing||A|
|CPC30420||Certificate III in Demolition||T|
|CPC30511+||Certificate III in Dogging||T|
|UEE30820||Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician||A|
|CPC32820||Certificate III in Fire Protection||A|
|UEE31020||Certificate III in Fire Protection Control||A|
|MSF30818||Certificate III in Flooring Technology||A|
|CPC32720||Certificate III in Gas Fitting||A|
|MSF30418||Certificate III in Glass and Glazing||A|
|CPC31920||Certificate III in Joinery||A|
|AHC30916||Certificate III in Landscape Construction||A|
|CPC30620||Certificate III in Painting and Decorating||A|
|CPC32420||Certificate III in Plumbing||A|
|CPC30720||Certificate III in Rigging||T|
|CPC32620||Certificate III in Roof Plumbing||A|
|CPC30820||Certificate III in Roof Tiling||A|
|CPC30920||Certificate III in Scaffolding||T|
|CPC30120||Certificate III in Shopfitting||A|
|CPC31020||Certificate III in Solid Plastering||A|
|CPC31120||Certificate III in Steelfixing||T|
|CPC32320||Certificate III in Stonemasonry||A|
|RII31619||Certificate III in Trenchless Technology||T|
|CPC31320||Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling||A|
*Including superseded and equivalent qualifications
+This qualification deleted from CPC Training package on 15/02/2021. Any apprentice/trainee enrolled in this qualification prior to this date has until 14/02/2023 to complete.