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CSQ FUNDED TRAINING for

Construction Workers 

RIIWHS204E -
Work safely at heights

$

0

CSQ subsidy of $225

RIIHAN301E -
Operate elevating work platform

$

115

CSQ subsidy of $266

RIIWHS202E -
Enter and work in confined spaces

$

128

CSQ subsidy of $300

TLILIC0005 - Licence to operate a boom type EWP

$

132

CSQ subsidy of $528

TLILIC0003 - Licence to operate a forklift truck 

$

115

CSQ subsidy of $451

As a Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) registered training supplier, HiReach Training provides subsidised training courses to eligible building and construction workers or unemployed construction workers in Queensland, from 1 October 2021:

RIIWHS202E - Enter and work in confined spaces

ONLY $128 with CSQ subsidy of $300

MSMWHS217 - Gas test atmospheres

PAY NOTHING with CSQ subsidy of $202

RIIWHS204E - Work safely at heights

PAY NOTHING with CSQ subsidy of $225

RIIHAN301E - Operate elevating work platform

ONLY $115 with CSQ subsidy of $266

TLILIC0005 - Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11m or more)

ONLY $132 with CSQ subsidy of $528

TLILIC0003 - Licence to operate a forklift truck

ONLY $115 with CSQ subsidy of $451

CPCCWHS1001- Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

PAY NOTHING with CSQ subsidy of $120

 

TLID1001 - Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

$55 with CSQ subsidy of $217

RIIHAN308F - Load and unload plant

ONLY $69 with CSQ subsidy of $266

Once your eligibility has been assessed, you will be required to provided evidence documents, and then we'll contact you to book your course.

Can I apply?

You can apply for CSQ funding if you:

  • are an exising worker (full-time, part-time, casual, or a contract worker including self employed) in the Building and Construction Industry in Queensland

  • perform labour work in the building and construction industry for the majority of your work time

  • unemployed for less than 4 years from the building and construction industry and would otherwise meet the requirements of an eligible worker

 

You can read more about who is an eligible worker in the Building and Construction Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Act 1991.

How to know if you are NOT eligible for CSQ funding

Unfortunately, you are not eligible if you:

  • are enrolled and participating in a school program

  • are a contracted trainer and assessor, or work for a RTO

  • have already received funding for this training

You are also not eligible for CSQ funding if you work in the building and construction industry under the following conditions (see the full meaning of ‘not an eligible worker’ in the Building and Construction Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Act 1991:

  • as a Manager, Clerical, or in a professional role

  • if you are a partner and manage the partnership, or share in its profits

  • if you are an employee of a Government Department or Agency (State or Commonwealth), Government owned Corporation, Statutory Body,  Commonwealth Company, Corporate Commonwealth Entity.  (If you are an employee of a Local Council you are still eligible for CSQ funding.)

  • working in the Coal Mining industry as identified in the Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave) Administration Act 1992 (Cwlth), section 39A(2)

  • working for Mount Isa Mines Limited ACN 009 661 447,

  • if you are engaged to perform work by someone who is not in the building and construction industry, unless contracted to a Labour hire agency that arranges the work.

 

If you are completing a recognised Apprenticeship or Traineeship, or within your first year out, you may be eligible for CSQ funding for Apprentices and Trainees.

Construction Workers 

STEP 1
Are you eligible?
BEFORE YOU START
Check what evidence you will need to provide
STEP 2
Book your course
FAQs
What evidence do I need to provide?

In addition to proof of identity, you will be asked to provide evidence that you are working in, or unemployed from, the building and construction industry. This includes one (1) of the following:

  • a relevant current licence (such as a QBCC or ESO licence)

  • a current QLeave membership statement

  • ABN/ACN registration showing ownership (for self-employed) AND a copy of an invoice detailing work undertaken for a client

  • A letter signed by your employer confirming employment details, (see example, or download this Word template​)

  • Separation certificate

  • Statutory declaration confirming you have been unemployed for less than 4 years (download this Word template)

If I'm eligible, do I have to pay the full course cost up front before I can get the subsidy reimbursement?

No!  Unlike other training organisations who charge you the full cost and reimburse the subsidy at a later date, we only charge the gap cost, if there is any. For many training courses there is $0 gap, so there is nothing to pay.

Is my industry covered?

CSQ funding covers people who are working in the industry of constructing, deconstructing, reconstructing, renovating, altering, demolishing, relocating, maintaining or repairing as defined in the Building and Construction Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Act 1991. See the full 'building and construction industry' definition.

What if I'm out of work, can I still apply?

Yes! As long as you have been unemployed from the building and construction industry for less than 4 years, you can still apply for funding.

If I’m Self Employed can I apply for CSQ funding?

Yes! Provided you also perform labour work  for the majority of your work time.

If I’m a Supervisor can I apply for CSQ funding?

Yes! Provided you also perform labour work  for the majority of your work time.

If I’m a Safety Officer but don't usually perform building and construction work, can I still apply?

Yes! Yes, if you are the appointed Safety Officer in relation to building and construction work.

Can I apply for BERT funding to cover the gap cost?

Yes! As a BERT training approved RTO, so we can we can directly claim training subsidies to cover the gap cost, for eligible BERT members. Find out more about BERT Training Fund.

Am I eligible for funding if I am a Visa holder?

Yes provided you have permission to work in Australia. You can check your Visa details and conditions on the Department of Home Affairs website. You will need to provide your Visa as evidence when you fill in the Eligibility Evidence along with evidence to prove you are working in the Building and Construction Industry (see the Building and Construction Industry evidence requirements).

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