Certificate 3

Government Funded Program

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funding on Cert 2 or
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    Australian Skills Group


    The Certificate 3 Guarantee program is funded by the Queensland Government. It provides a government subsidy to support eligible individuals to complete their first post-school Certificate 3 Qualification. The Certificate 3 Guarantee subsidy for a course is paid to the training provider to reduce the cost of the certificate 3 course to the student. Student contribution fees (co-contribution fees) are additional.

    The amount of subsidy provided by the Certificate 3 Guarantee will vary depending on the demand for skilled workers in a particular industry and the needs of the student.


    For more information, click through to the Student Factsheet.

    Certificate 3
    Guarantee Courses

    Co-contribution Fees:

    AUR20218 Certificate II in Automotive Air-conditioning Technology – Non Concession  $156, Concession $78

    AUR20516 Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology – Non Concession  $100, Concession $50

    AUR20916 Certificate II in Automotive Body Repair –  Non Concession  $156, Concession $78

    MEM20413 Certificate II in Engineering Pathways – Non Concession  $150, Concession $75

    MSM30116 Certificate III in Processing Manufacturing – Non Concession  $100, Concession $50

    PMA30116 Certificate III in  Process  Plant Operations – Non Concession  $252, Concession $126

    UEE22011 Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) – Non Concession  $800, Concession $400


    The Certificate 3 Queensland Guarantee program is open to individuals who are:

    • Not already holding or undertaking a Certificate 3 or higher level qualification (Certificate 3 qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training are not counted)
    • Queensland residents aged 15 years or over
    • No longer at school (with the exception of VET in Schools students)
    • Australian or New Zealand citizens or Australian permanent residents (including humanitarian entrants), or temporary residents with the necessary visa and on the pathway to permanent residency

    Employment status does not matter and nor is there any minimum education requirement, only the standard entry requirements for the course of study.

    Note: Eligible individuals must understand that the entitlement under the Certificate 3 Guarantee is for one government subsidised training place in a funded Certificate 3 qualification. It is very important that you take the time to consider and compare your training options and costs, before signing an enrolment form or committing to a course of study which will use up your entitlement.