Certificate 3 Guarantee (QLD)

Certificate 3 Guarantee

The Certificate 3 Guarantee is a key initiative under the Queensland Government’s five-year training reform action plan, “Great Skills, Real Opportunities

The Certificate 3 Guarantee supports eligible individuals to complete their first post-school certificate III level qualification and increase their skills to move into employment, re-enter the workforce or advance their career. It also supports Queensland’s Year 12 graduates to transition to employment by providing fee-free training in high priority qualifications.

Students can only access the Certificate 3 Guarantee subsidy once, it is important students choose the right course for you to take full advantage of this opportunity.

Are you Eligible?

Certificate 3 Guarantee eligibility criteria is as follows:

  • Queensland resident;
  • Aged 15 years or over;
  • No longer at school;
  • Australian OR New Zealand citizen OR and Australian Permanent Resident (including humanitarian entrants), OR a temporary resident with the necessary visa and on the pathway to permanent residency;
  • Not holding, and not enrolled in a Certificate III level or higher qualification (not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training).

To complete a Queensland Government self-eligibility check, follow this link

Program Information and Fact Sheet

For more information, access and read the Certificate 3 Guarantee Program Fact Sheets

What Courses Can I do?

The qualifications below are currently being funded by the Queensland State Government’s Department of Education and Training through the Certificate 3 Guarantee for eligible Queensland participants.

Qualification Code Qualification Title QLD Location Student
Co-Contribution Fee
Co-Contribution Fee
BSB30115 Certificate III in Business Beenleigh
Slacks Creek
($8.33 per unit)
($12.50 per unit)
CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care Beenleigh
Slacks Creek
Bowen Hills
($5.55 per unit)
($8.33 per unit)


Please read the course flyer to view any additional course specific requirements