Funding QLD

Pinnacle are excited to announce that funding is available for certain courses for the 2019-20 period. This funding comes via Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) and for this reason it is only available to certain Queensland-based individuals or companies that meet certain eligibility criteria.

Please note funding is not available for all courses. Before applying, we encourage you to review the information below to determine the funded training options you may be eligible for.

Funding is currently available for the following courses:


Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) Funding Eligibility Criteria:

Before commencing your application, please take the time to review the below eligibility flowchart. This will help determine whether you may be eligible for funding from CSQ.

Self-screen eligibility flowchart

Please note that additional eligibility requirements and geographic restrictions do apply, and these are outlined in the online application form.

How to apply - Step 1

If you believe you meet the above eligibility criteria and would like to be considered for a funded enrolment, please prepare and scan your documentation (see below) which will be required to be attached to your online application. Three separate PDF files (one for part A, B and C respectively) will be required.

A) Proof of Australian residency - A colour copy of one (1) of the following is required:

  • Green Medicare Card
  • Birth certificate
  • Current Australian or New Zealand Passport
  • Refugee/Humanitarian Visa (457 Visa not eligible)

B) Proof of Queensland residency - A colour copy of one (1) of the following is required:

  • Queensland Drivers Licence - copies of both front and back required
  • Telephone account
  • Bank statement
  • Statement of real estate agent
  • Any other formal documentation stating full name and current residential address.

C) Proof of employment (or apprenticeship/traineeship) status - One (1) of the following is required:

  • Employer confirmation letter on company letterhead [download template here ].
  • Statutory declaration confirming current employment in Queensland building and construction industry [download template here ].
  • Self-employment confirmation letter on company letterhead with ABN and role title included [download this template ]. You must also include an invoice of recent work conducted as evidence of working within the last month.
  • Evidence of unemployment - separation certificate, letter of termination or a statutory declaration [download this template ].
  • Apprentice/traineeship eligibility requirements: Letter of commencement from the Department as described here. Review the list of recognised apprenticeships and traineeships here.

Funded enrolment applications cannot be assessed until the above documentation is provided with your completed application.

How to apply - Step 2

Once your documentation is scanned, please scroll down and complete the following online funding application form.

Applications must be received no later than seven business days after course completion.

Terms and Conditions

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) provides Pinnacle Safety and Training the following level of funding per unit of competency for eligible participants. RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights - $225; RIIWHS202D Enter and work in confined spaces - $300; MSMWHS217 Gas test atmospheres - $202; Asbestos General Awareness - $150; CPCCDE3014A Remove non friable asbestos - $225; CPCCDE3015A Remove friable asbestos - $225; CPCCBC4051A Supervise asbestos removal - $225; RIIHAN301E Operate elevating work platform - $180; TLILIC0005 Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more) - $225; TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck - $225; WHSQHSRNCB01 Workplace health and safety representative (WHSQ short course – non accredited) - $240; UETTDRRF06B - Perform rescue from a live LV panel - $50; HLTAID003 - Provide first aid - $80 TLIF2080 Safely access the rail corridor - $240; CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry - $70; BSBWHS404 - Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control - $360; BSB41415 - Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety - $270 (per unit); BSB51315 - Diploma of Work Health and Safety - $306.75 (per unit); SPRAT Level 2 and 3 Rope Access - $270. These are base values and are not reflective of any loadings that may apply in certain circumstances. Prospective students will pay the full course fee, and if eligible for funding, will receive the applicable rebate amount which shall not exceed Pinnacle’s RRP of the course. These terms and conditions are in effect from 30 September 2019, and apply to all applications received from 30 September 2019 onwards until further notice. The CSQ funding contract period runs from 1 October 2019 to 30 September 2020. Students may only apply for funding in the same contract period as the training they undertook. Because funding is limited by CSQ, Pinnacle Safety and Training reserves the right to cease offering rebates at our discretion. Pinnacle Safety and Training assesses eligibility for funding based on strict stipulations by CSQ. Decisions on funding eligibility are final.

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