The Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) Apprentice Advance Plus Program (AAPP) 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 copies of 2 forms of ID from the following lists:
Other documents required:
For participants that are Existing Eligible Workers, a letter from your employer is required detailing length of employment and types of duties undertaken (they must relate to the building and construction industries).
The letter from your employer or pay slip should detail the following. We will also accept your QLeave statement.
Evidence of Apprenticeship/Traineeship documentation required:
Any federal, state, local government, state or public authority, authorised to carry out a statutory obligation.
Building and Construction Industry
The building and construction industry is as identified in Clause 3AA of the Building and Construction Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Act 1991 as amended from time to time (as listed above).
An existing worker who meets the definition of an Eligible worker as defined in the Act. They are usually engaged under a contract of service to perform work in the building and construction industry for the majority of a person’s ordinary hours of
An existing worker is currently employed in the building and construction industry and has been employed for more than 1 month.
The length of service can be through full time, part time or casual employment or engagement as a contract worker.
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)|
|UEE32211||Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration||A|
|CPC30111||Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying||A|
|MSF31113||Certificate III in Cabinet Making||A|
|CPC30211||Certificate III in Carpentry||A|
|RII30915||Certificate III in Civil Construction||T|
|RII30815||Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operation||A|
|RII31215||Certificate III in Civil Foundations||T|
|CPC31211||Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining||A|
|CPC30318||Certificate III in Concreting||T|
|CPC31411||Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing||A|
|CPC30511||Certificate III in Dogging||T|
|UEE30811||Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician||A|
|CPC32813||Certificate III in Fire Protection||A|
|UEE31011||Certificate III in Fire Protection Control||A|
|MSF30818||Certificate III in Flooring Technology||A|
|CPC32713||Certificate III in Gas Fitting||A|
|MSF30418||Certificate III in Glass and Glazing||A|
|CPC31912||Certificate III in Joinery||A|
|AHC30916||Certificate III in Landscape Construction||A|
|CPC30611||Certificate III in Painting and Decorating||A|
|CPC32413||Certificate III in Plumbing||A|
|CPC30711||Certificate III in Rigging||T|
|CPC32612||Certificate III in Roof Plumbing||A|
|CPC30812||Certificate III in Roof Tiling||A|
|CPC30911||Certificate III in Scaffolding||T|
|CPC30116||Certificate III in Shopfitting||A|
|CPC31011||Certificate III in Solid Plastering||A|
|CPC31111||Certificate III in Steelfixing||T|
|CPC32313||Certificate III in Stonemasonry (Monumental/Installation)||A|
|RII31615||Certificate III in Trenchless Technology||T|
|CPC31311||Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling||A|
|CPC32513||Certificate III in Plumbing (Mechanical Services)||A|
|RII40715||Certificate IV in Civil Construction Supervision||T|