Funded fees

Government Funding QLD: Eligibility and Details

General eligibility

CHC30221 Certificate III in School Based Education Support

To be eligible for government funding for the CHC30221 Certificate III in School Based Education Support under the Certificate 3 Guarantee, applicants must:

  • be aged 15 years or older
  • be no longer at school
  • permanently reside in Queensland
  • be an Australian citizen (or an Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen)
  • not hold, and not be enrolled in, a certificate III or higher-level qualification (not including qualifications completed in high school).

CHC40221 Certificate IV in School Based Education Support

To be eligible for government funding for the CHC40221 Certificate IV in School Based Education Support under the Higher Level Skills program, applicants must:

  • be aged 15 years or over
  • be no longer at school
  • permanently reside in Queensland
  • be an Australian citizen (or an Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen)
  • not hold, and not be enrolled in, a certificate IV or higher-level qualification (not including qualifications completed at school).

Teacher Aide Combo

This course is not currently funded; however students may:

  • complete Cert III followed by Cert IV in order to hold both qualifications (recommended)
  • complete the Teacher Aide Combo in order study both qualifications in a single streamlined program.

Concessional fees apply when:

  • the student meets the requirements for a program (above), and
  • the student holds a Health Care or Pensioner Concession Card (or is the partner/dependant of a person who holds a card and is named on the card) or
  • the student provides ITAC with an official form under Commonwealth law confirming that the student, their partner or the person of whom the student is a dependant is entitled to concessions under a Health Care or Pensioner Concession Card or
  • the student is an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander or
  • The student has a disability.

Year 12 Graduate (fee free)

To be eligible for free training for the CHC30221 Certificate III in School Based Education Support, applicants must:

  • meet the above Certificate 3 Guarantee eligibility criteria,
  • have evidence of completing Year 12 in Queensland such as a QCE, and
  • commence training by the end of the year after completing Year 12.

Funded students are advised:

  • Students are advised to read the program fact sheets here or refer to the government's website here.
  • The student handbook should be read before enrolment as it contains information relevant to your course: fees, refunds, complaints, appeals, placement and other information.
  • Students might be contacted by the government (phone or email) for a short post-course survey.
  • Students will no longer be eligible for a government subsidised training place under the Certificate 3 Guarantee once they complete a certificate level III qualification.
  • Students will no longer be eligible for a government subsidised training place under the Higher Level Skills program once they complete a certificate level IV or higher qualification.
  • Course fees for funded enrolments are generally non-refundable as per the Enrolment TnCs (unless ITAC cancel a course).
  • Funded students should note the progress requirements which require students to progress at a reasonable rate (see declaration signed during enrolment).
  • The invoiced per unit fee is calculated by dividing the relevant advertised co-contribution fee by the number of units the student is required to complete e.g. 15 for Cert III and 17 for Cert IV.
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