The Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) General Construction Program provides funding for up to eight (8) short courses to eligible participants. Eligible 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 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 a copy of your QLeave statement.
For participants that are Unemployed Eligible Workers, evidence of unemployment for a period of not more than 6 months (for example, separation certificate from previous employer; final pay advice with dates) We will also accept your QLeave statement if you have one.
For self-employed workers, you can supply a copy of an invoice from your company detailing work undertaken for a client.
The building and construction industry is defined in the Act as the industry of constructing, de-constructing, renovating, reconstructing, altering, demolishing, maintaining or repairing any of the following:-
The building and construction industry is defined in the Act as the industry of constructing, deconstructing, renovating, reconstructing, altering, demolishing, maintaining or repairing any of the following: –
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 work.
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.
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.
How to Apply