QLD – Higher Level Skills Program

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Queensland Higher Level Skills Program

The Higher Level Skills Program is designed to assist individuals gain higher level skills needed to help secure employment, enable career advancement in an industry that has been deemed a priority or to transition to University.

To be eligible, students must meet the below criteria

Be a Queensland, Australian or New Zealand Resident, or Australian permanent resident (including humanitarian entrants)
Be 15 years or older (except those students participating in VET in Schools)
Temporary residents with necessary visa requirements on the way to permanent residency
Not be enrolled in any Certificate III or higher qualification (excluding those completed at school or as part of foundation skills training)

InterCare Training is proud to be a Skills Assure provider

We are proud to be a Skills Assure provider!
The new Skills Assure identifier will make it easier to recognise providers that offer training subsidised by the Queensland Government.
Ask us about our subsidised courses and how you can enrol.

Can I access the Higher Level Skills Program if I hold an overseas qualification?

In order to access the State Government Funding all students must meet all the eligibility criteria to undertake the government subsidised training. The pre-qualified supplier must make an informed decision about the overseas qualification and if this you would be able to gain or qualify for your desired employment in the state of Queensland. The pre-qualified supplier must document their reasons for the evaluation and must be able to present this at time of an audit.

If you have an overseas qualification that is recognised in Australia as meeting the registration or licensing requirements for the occupation then you may be deemed not eligible to access the Higher Level Skills Program.

How do I find out more about the Higher Level Skills Program?

** Please Note: Participation of a Higher Level Skills Program requires you to complete a Post Completion Survey at the end of your course.

Queensland VET Investment – Student Eligibility Restrictions and/or Exemptions

The following Student Eligibility Restrictions and/or Exemptions apply to ‘Higher Level Skills’ courses we offer under our Queensland VET Investment Delivery Schedule:

  • CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support = Student must already hold the Certificate III in Individual Support (or superseded qualification) and be an Existing Worker in the Aged Care industry sector – applies to new students from 1 July 2019
  • CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability = Student must already hold the Certificate III in Individual Support (or superseded qualification) and be an Existing Worker in the Disability industry sector, which includes parents and unpaid carers of NDIS participants – subsidy amounts and conditions apply to new students from 13 January 2020
  • CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health = N/A (no current restrictions in place)

Course Fees

There are two options for course costs; standard fee paying student, or funded fee student. Both options give you the same high quality training and attention you need throughout the course.

Contact us for more information on funding eligibility or payment plan options.

This training is delivered with State and Commonwealth funding (if applicable). InterCare Training ensures all training and assessment is delivered in accordance with VET Standards and adheres to the principles of access and equity in order to maximise learning outcomes. For further information and a full set of terms and conditions, please refer to the Privacy Policy and or the Student & Employer Handbook RTO No: 21099