Fee-free training for 2016 Queensland high school graduates

Get the help you need to get started in an apprenticeship or traineeship, continue on your path to Uni or upskill to assist in your career with Fee-Free* Training, funded by the Queensland Government.

The Queensland Government and industry have identified a range of high priority qualifications available to Year 12 graduates for Fee-free* Training. This subsidised training is made available under the Queensland Government’s Certificate 3 Guarantee program or User Choice program.

What will Certificate III training do for you or your employees?

  • If you are already in the workforce, you can gain additional skills to assist in your progression of your career.
  • If you are undecided on a career path, a Certificate III provides an introduction to an industry.
  • Businesses can upskill their workforce, while providing employees the professional development they seek from their employers.

Why study with TAFE Queensland Gold Coast?

We provide you with the tools you need to succeed including student support officers, tutoring, Vocational Placement Officers, MyTutor and more. We support your learning with training in exam preparation, writing assignments, time management and more.

Confidential counselling is available for personal, study or work related issues, as well as career guidance. We also have Job Matching Officers available to support you with resume writing skills, interview tips and discovering opportunities available.

*To be eligible for Fee-free training (Fee-free Training under the Certificate 3 Guarantee program funded by the Queensland Government), Year 12 graduates need to commence training in a high priority qualification with a pre-approved training provider within the calendar year following the completion of Year 12. For more information on eligibility and Fee-free training, please visit the Queensland Government’s Department of Education and Training website.

For more information, or to enrol, please contact our Customer Service team on 5581 8300 or visit one of our Customer Service Centres.

Eligible Fee-free training courses

Course Code Course
CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services
CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support
CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Home Care)
SIT20416 Certificate II in Kitchen Operations
SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality - Restaurant & Cafe Culture
SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality - International Service Program
AHC30710 Certificate III in Horticulture
AHC30910 Certificate III in Landscape Construction
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Other great reasons to study with TAFE Queensland Gold Coast

Student Satisfaction:
Our students report 92% student satisfaction with teaching - 2015 Student Survey.

Employers Recommend Us:
We are recommended for our great course content, quality teaching and facilities with 91% employer satisfaction*.

Graduate Outcomes:
87% of TAFE Queensland graduates are employed or go onto further study.

Modern Facilities:
Our facilities have had a makeover in recent years, providing modern study areas and learning spaces with free Wi-Fi.

Flexible Learning:
Flexible study options are available so you can choose a study mode that suits you.

TAFE Queensland Gold Coast is the place to go to get practical skills, to do extraordinary things. Whether you are just starting out, changing careers or looking for a pathway to university, we have exciting options to meet your needs so you can Make Great Happen.

To find out more call 07 5581 8300.

* TAFE Queensland business satisfaction survey

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Study with TAFE Queensland Gold Coast and secure your opportunity to be a part of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. TAFE Queensland is the Training Partner for the Games providing students with the opportunity to take part in presentations, industry projects, Games related events and exclusive volunteering opportunities.