Certificate 3 – Government Subsidised Training  (Queensland)

As part of the Queensland Government reform plan, the Certificate 3 Guarantee is designed to give eligible Queenslanders access to a government subsidised training place, leading to employment outcomes or to enhance career progression. For more information on the Certificate III program we recommend you watch the following video.

 Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to receive subsidised training, participants must meet the Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen, residing in Queensland

  • Be over the age of 18

  • Not be a secondary or full time student

  • Not already hold a post-school Certificate 3 qualification or higher

  • Not be currently enrolled in a post-school Certificate 3 or higher qualification.

 Certificate III qualifications completed at school are not counted. Employment status does not matter, eligible students may be job-seekers, or currently employed on a full-time, part-time or casual basis.

 Payment Information

The Student Contribution fee represents the total non-government subsidised portion of essential training costs for the participant to complete the qualification.

 Course: CPP30411 Certificate 3 in Security Operations

 Non-concessional students – Total: $50.00 for Full Qualification or $ 3.47 per Unit of Competency

Concessional students: Total: $30 for Full Qualification or $2.14 per unit Competency for concessional

 Concessional Students –  Holder of a Health Care concession card

  • Partner or dependant of a person holding a Health Care or concession card

  • Holder of a Pensioner Concession card and your name appears on the card

 A fee concession will apply when the participant is responsible for payment of the Student contribution fee.

When a Commonwealth Government agency (eg. Jobs Services Australia Provider) is using Government funding to pay fees on behalf of the student, then no concessions are to apply.


 It is important that potential participants are aware that the Certificate 3 Guarantee subsidised training is being provided for one qualification only.Participants are advised to investigate the Course Outlines in order to make an informed choice about using the funding for the courses we are offering.

 The following Nationally Recognised qualifications are available under the Certificate 3 Guarantee program: CPP30411 Certificate 3 in Security Operations

Participants will no longer be eligible for a subsidised training place under this program once they have completed a Certificate 3 level qualification.