Community Learning funding applications open
Community-based organisations and registered training organisations can now apply for the first funding round for 2014-15 Community Learning projects. Community Learning supports partnerships between registered training organisations and community-based organisations to develop innovative training projects that help disadvantaged learners in their local communities. Applications close on 31 March 2014.
Great skills. Real opportunities.
The Queensland Government reform action plan for further education and training will support Queenslanders to access and complete the skills training they need to get a job.
Fee-free training for Year 12 graduates
From 1 January 2014, Year 12 graduates will be able to access fee-free training in high priority qualifications within the calendar year following the completion of Year 12. The training is available through a range of certificate level III vocational education and training courses, as well as apprenticeships and traineeships.
Nominations open for 2014 Queensland Training Awards
The Queensland Training Awards celebrate the state's best apprentices, trainees, vocational students, teachers, trainers, registered training organisations and employers for their commitment to training excellence. To nominate visit the QTA website or call 1800 660 207.
Certificate 3 Guarantee
The Queensland Government wants more Queenslanders to undertake training in areas where skilled workers are needed.
From 1 July 2013, eligible working age Queenslanders will be entitled to a government subsidy to complete a certificate level III qualification.