From the 1st July 2013, the Queensland Government introduced significant changes to Queensland’s vocational education and training (VET) system through its reform action plan Great Skills Real Opportunities.
A key initiative under these reforms is the Higher Level Skills program which provides eligible individuals with access to a government subsidy which is to be put towards the training costs for a Certificate IV level qualification or higher.
Qualifications Available Under the Higher Level Skills Program Include:
FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping
To be eligible to enrol under the Higher Level Skills program, prospective students must meet the following criteria
Aged 15 years or above
No longer at school
Is a Queensland resident (Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or New Zealand citizen permanently residing in Queensland
Do not already hold nor currently enrolled in a Certificate IV level qualification or higher (not including qualifications completed at school)
Please note: You will no longer be eligible for government subsidised training under the Higher Level Skills Funding once you have completed a Certificate IV level qualification or higher.
A co-contribution fee must be paid upon enrolment by students enrolling under the Higher Level Skills program. This fee is a contribution fee to the cost of training and assessment services. The total co-contribution fees charges by QTS for courses offered under the Higher Level Skills program are as follows.
Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping
Concession Eligibility Criteria:
Under the Higher Level Skills program, concession students are defined as;
An individual whom holds a health care concession or pensioner card issued under Commonwealth law, or is the partner of a dependent of a person who holds a health care concession card and is named on the card; OR
An individual whom holds an official form under the Commonwealth Law confirming that they are entitled to concessions under a health care concession card or pensioner card; OR
An individual whom is Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
Please do feel free to contact the friendly staff by either email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone on (07) 5593 8333 if you require any additional information or assistance!