Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) Subsidised WHS TrainingConstruction Industry funding for eligible people in the Building and Construction Industry in QLD. Visit the Workplace Dimensions Site
Does your work involve constructing, deconstructing, reconstructing, renovating, altering, demolishing, relocating, maintaining or repairing in the Queensland building and construction industry?
If you fit the criteria, Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) may fund WHS training at little or no cost to the participant in BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety or the BSB51315 Diploma of Work Health and Safety with Workplace Dimensions.
UPDATE!! Now open to those who’ve been unemployed up to 4 years (but still meet the criteria) and 3rd and 4th year Apprentices.
Workplace Dimensions (our sister company) has been granted funding by Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) to help subsidise* two nationally recognised Work Health and Safety programs for the Queensland building and construction industry. CSQ is an independent industry-funded body supporting employers, workers, apprentices and career seekers in the building and construction industry. Funded places are available to those ‘on the tools’ in Queensland who meet the eligibility criteria, whether you are a sole trader, part time employee, contractor, or even if you work full-time with one of the large construction companies.
If your organisation has a workforce on the ground in Queensland, your people may also be eligible.
Your people could join in one of our public programs, or (subject to minimum numbers) we can customise a program for you and delivery on site.
Subsidised places are available to eligible people for either:
BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety
(5 Days + coaching)
BSB51315 Diploma of Work Health and Safety
(9 Days over 3-4 months + coaching)
You may be eligible if:
You work ‘on the tools’ or in a clerical, administrative or professional role within the building and construction industry listed here.
You hold a 1 (one) month working relationship with your employer
You are a 3rd or 4th year Apprentice
Unemployed? If you’ve been unemployed for up to 4 years, but were previously working ‘on the tools’ or in a clerical, administrative or professional role in the Queensland building and construction related industries listed here, then you are eligible.
You are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent resident, refugee or humanitarian visa holder.
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Find out more about the programs:
BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety is a nationally recognised qualification which will train you to identify hazards in your workplace, assist with responding to incidents, assess and control risk and consult on work health and safety issues.
This is a highly sought after qualification for builders and construction workers and gives you the knowledge to keep people safe on site in high risk environments, understand your obligations and assist in responding to incidents.
There are no prerequisites for this program.
If eligible for funding, this program is at no cost to the participant*.
Subject to a refundable registration fee for funded place* $395
*You must meet the eligibility criteria and funding is limited. The $395 student registration fee is fully refundable upon being deemed competent. Program fee without funding is $1845.
Currently working as a WHS professional? Formalise your experience with a nationally recognised qualification BSB51315 Diploma of Work Health and Safety. This program is designed for people who coordinate and maintain the work health and safety (WHS) program of an organisation.
The program is built on your existing experience and qualifications in WHS, and completing this Diploma will supports you in taking the next step in your WHS management career. Prerequisites apply.
Gap Fee For Funded Place* $395 (non-refundable gap fee)
*You must meet the eligibility criteria and funding is limited. The $395 program gap fee is non refundable.
Program fee without funding is $2995.
CSQ is an independent industry funded body supporting employers, workers, apprentices and career seekers in the building and construction industry.
For the most current information visit the CSQ website: http://www.csq.org.au
Industries Eligible For Funded Training
Building and Construction Industry has the same meaning as the Building and Construction Industry (Portable Long Services Leave) Act 1991 (Qld) as amended from time to time, currently defined as:
(1) The building and construction industry is the industry of constructing, deconstructing, reconstructing, renovating, altering, demolishing, relocating, maintaining or repairing any of the following –
(b) spa pools and swimming pools;
(c) roads, railways, airfields or other works for the passage of anything;
(d) breakwaters, docks, jetties, piers or wharves;
(e) works for solid waste disposal;
(f) works for subdividing or developing land;
(g) works for the improvement or alteration of a harbour, river or watercourse for navigation purposes;
(h) works for the storage or supply of water or for flood mitigation;
(i) works for the irrigation of land;
(j) works for the conveyance, treatment or disposal of sewage or of the effluent from any premises;
(k) works for extracting, refining, processing or treating materials or for producing or extracting products and by-products from materials;
(l) works for conveying products, by-products or materials;
(m) works for the drainage of land;
(n) works for the storage of liquids, other than water, or gases;
(o) works for the generation, supply or transmission of electric power;
(p) works for telecommunication or for the transmission of radio or television;
(q) bridges, viaducts, aqueducts or tunnels;
(r) chimney stacks, cooling towers, drilling rigs, gas holders or silos;
(s) pipe lines;
(t) navigational lights, beacons or markers;
(u) pile driving works;
(v) sporting or recreational facilities;
(w) earthworks, other than for farming;
(x) fences, other than fences on farms;
(y) structures, fixtures or other works not included in paragraphs (a) to (x), but not including earthworks for farming or fences on farms.
(2) The building and construction industry also includes land clearing and site preparation, other than for farming.
(3) The building and construction industry also includes the industry of, whether on or off site –
(a) constructing a thing, other than ordinary stock for sale, in accordance with working drawings; or
(b) deconstructing, reconstructing, renovating, altering, demolishing, relocating, maintaining or repairing a thing, other than ordinary stock for sale, constructed in accordance with working drawings.
(4) The building and construction industry does not include the industry of performing maintenance or repairs of a minor nature to anything mentioned in subsection (1) or (3) for a person not substantially engaged in activity mentioned in subsection (1), (2) or (3)