The Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) Civil Construction Program provides funding for a number of different short courses. You can select as many as you like but are restricted to a maximum of 3 courses that start with RIIMPO. Participants under this program:
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 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.
For self-employed workers, you can supply a copy of an invoice from your company detailing work undertaken for a client. The invoice must contain your business name and ABN.
An Unemployed Eligible worker is a person who has been unemployed for a period not greater than 4 years that would otherwise meet the requirements of an Eligible Worker.
You are NOT eligible for funding in these programs if you are:
(i) in a managerial, clerical, professional or ancillary capacity in the building and construction industry; or
(ii) under a contract of service with a partnership if the individual is a partner and participates in the management of the partnership or shares in its profits; or
(iii) under a contract of service with a government entity or a local government; or
(iv) engaged under a contract of service with a non-Queensland government entity; or
(v) working within the meaning of the Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave) Administration Act 1992 (Cwlth), section 39A(2)
(vi) working for a government entity, local authority, Mount Isa Mines or not substantially engaged in the building and construction industry.
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).
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.
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