Add skills, get job ready or return to the construction industry with CSQ Funded Training from NFP industry organisation Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ). CSQ-funded training is available from Harness Energy and, if eligible, participants pay either nothing or a minimal amount. Follow the steps below (each linking to information within this webpage) to help you realise your future!
Training is key to boosting your career opportunities so, with over 15 courses to choose from – quickly find what you need to enhance your skills.
Not sure if you will qualify? This step helps you see the key eligibility requirements for CSQ Funding. See information section for full information.
Submit your enquiry – with this super-short form. CSQ Funding eligibility info will be emailed to you.
On-site options with flexible locations also available. Enquire below
Offer valid to 30 April 2022. Applies to ALL available CSQ courses listed within our public schedule. Use the PROMO code ‘SAVE25’ on the enrolment form for the relevant courses.
Please see full promotion terms and conditions here:
CSQ funded training courses are also able to be delivered on-site with our mobile training unit. See video.
Frequently requested CSQ funded training courses are listed here along with the net out of pocket cost for those eligible for CSQ Funding. Next available course dates and direct course online booking form also provided through the associated link. Use the enquiry form below for all course-related enquiries
|Code||Course Name||Cost (* CSQ eligible)||Duration||View Next Dates and Book in Online|
|CPCCWHS1001||White Card||100% Subsidy||1/2 Day||VIEW DATES / BOOK IN|
|HLTAID011||Provide First Aid||$22||1 Day||VIEW DATES / BOOK IN|
|WHSQHSRNCB01||Health & Safety Representative||$161||5 Days||VIEW DATES / BOOK IN|
|WHSQHSRNCB02||Health & Safety Representative - Refresher||$62||1 Day||VIEW DATES / BOOK IN|
|WIIWHS204E||Work Safely at Heights||$40||1 Day||VIEW DATES / BOOK IN|
|RIIWHS202E||Enter and Work in Confined Spaces||100% Subsidy||1 Day||VIEW DATES / BOOK IN|
|MSMWH217||Gas Test Atmospheres||100% Subsidy||1/2 Day||VIEW DATES / BOOK IN|
|TLILIC0005||Licence to Operate a Boom Type Elevating Work Platform||$175||3 Days||VIEW DATES / BOOK IN|
|TLILIC0003||Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck||$39||3 Days||VIEW DATES / BOOK IN|
|RIIHAN309F||Conduct Telescopic Materials Handler Operations||$50||1 Day||VIEW DATES / BOOK IN|
|RIIHAN301E||Operate Elevating Work Platform||100% Subsidy||1 Day||VIEW DATES / BOOK IN|
|TLID3035||Operate a Boom Type Elevating Work Platform||100% Subsidy||1 Day||VIEW DATES / BOOK IN|
|UETTDRRF06B||Perform Rescue from a Live LV Panel||$36||1/2 Day||VIEW DATES / BOOK IN|
|BSBWHS1419||Certificate IV in Work Health & Safety||100% Subsidy||5 Days||VIEW DATES / BOOK IN|
|MSMENV172||Identify and Minimise Environmental Hazards||$5||1 Day||VIEW DATES / BOOK IN|
All our locations have the capability and specialist training facilities to support the broad range of training that those starting out or working in the Construction and related industries need.
Construction Skills Queensland have eligibility requirements to enable you to access funding support. If you are already working within the construction industry in Queensland and are an Australian Citizen, chances are you will qualify. However, this quick check (hover over each section to see the summary requirements) will help you.
Australian Citizen OR Permanent Resident OR Suitable Visa Holder?
You need to answer YES to one of these
You are Employed OR Self-Employed OR Unemployed (<4yrs gap) in construction industry OR Active trainee in QLD on a industry-relevant Cert III course
You need to answer YES to qualify
You cannot be in Management, Professional, Supervisory, Anciliary or Clerical role (unless applying for Cert IV/Dip WHS) OR work for an RTO OR be a participant in an eligible Secondary School Program
You need to answer YES to qualify
You cannot have previously completed the unit of competency being applied for at any stage.
If, based on the above quick check, it appears you meet the eligibility criteria – Submit this ‘quick apply’ course application (leaving the CSQ funding documents until later). This form takes a minute to complete. Funding is confirmed once all eligibility requirements are met and documentation provided (instructions will be emailed to you).
Harness is excited to announce Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) funding is available for a range of courses 2021-2022. This funding comes via CSQ and is therefore only available to certain QLD-based individuals or companies in the building and construction industry that meet certain eligibility criteria.
CSQ subsidised training assists in building the workforce capacity of the building and construction industry through targeted skills investment. CSQ programs provide funding to eligible RTO’s to deliver building and construction qualifications and short courses to new entrants, existing workers and those currently under-employed or out of work in the building and construction industry. The programs Harness offer include both Short Courses and Higher Learning Skills.
CSQ is an independent, not-for-profit, industry-funded body supporting employers, workers, apprentices, trainees and career seekers in the building and construction industry.
The Building and Construction Industry Training Levy (the levy) is a statutory training levy established under the Building and Construction Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Act 1991 (Qld).
CSQ is funded by a statutory training levy established under the Building and Construction Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Act 1991. The levy is charged on all building and construction work performed in Queensland with a cost of $150,000 or more (excluding GST) at a rate of 0.1% of the cost of the project. The levy is collected by QLeave.
A Quick Enquire – (via from on this webpage HERE) kickstarts the process with an initial enquiry. Use this approach if you are not sure you will be eligible or are wanting to organise funding for a group of people.
B Course Specific Application – Apply online via the links provided above for each course.
Ultimately, you will need to provide documentation to substantiate an application for funding. Its quite easy and can be achieved both on and off-line.
Funding period is between 1 Oct 2021 and 30 Sept 2022.
If you do not qualify for funding, but wish to still continue with the course, you will need to pay the standard retail rates for the course.
The full fee is payable for the course in line with Harness usual business practice. Once funding is approved you will receive your refund and you will need to provide your bank details to enable that refund to be processed.
No worries – just contact us via this form with any outstanding questions you may have. You can also phone us directly on 1300 327 637
CSQ have a range of definitions that you may need to review. They can be viewed HERE
You can also phone us directly on 1300 327 637
Select the course/s you are applying for, you will be asked to provide both a start date and you have 2 approaches in providing this:
1 – Open the link for your preferred course in a new web-browser tab. Choose date and location combination. OR
2 – Submit enquiry with a start date closest to your availability. We will will find the course closest to that date and liaise with you directly.
Some locations and courses MAY have some minimum group sizes applicable.
Eligibility requirements relate to two key areas:
an Australian or New Zealand Citizen – OR
Permanent Resident of Australia (if not citizen) OR
Visa Holder – with relevant permission to work. You cannot be the holder of an international student visa
An Eligible Worker (currently employed within building and construction industry); OR
Self Employed (within building and construction industry); OR
An unemployed Eligible worker (unemployed for<4yrs who would otherwise meet requirements of eligible requirements) OR
Active apprentice or trainee (registered in QLD, undertaking an apprenticeship or traineeship as per the CSQ approved listings) OR
Completed Apprentice or trainee (1st Yr) OR
After you submit an enquiry or course application you will also be sent a request to submit CSQ eligibility documentation. It is important to know you are eligible and can provide the relevant evidence when asked as it may impact your ability to receive the funds after your training course. The below list is provided to help you. CSQ supports those wanting to develop their skills – their eligibility requirements ensure funds are allocated as intended.
NOTE: If eligible worker or unemployed eligible worker in first year out of CSQ approved apprenticeship or traineeship the following evidence requirements apply