Certificate 3 Guarantee

Certificate 3 Guarantee Program

NSTA are contracted to offer Certificate 3 Guarantee Government Funding to eligible Queensland residents from 1st July 2021 – 30th June 2022. Certificate III qualifications are targeted as they are considered the entry-level qualification most often needed to gain employment in many industry sectors. 

We offer the following course, to eligible persons:

CourseFunded Units Co-Contribution Fee ConcessionalCo-Contribution Fee Non-Concessional
CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations14$1 Per Unit
$2.00 Per Unit
AVI30419 Certificate III in Aviation (Remote Pilot)14No fees apply for participants under the VETiS program

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to receive subsidised training, participants must meet the Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen, or an Australian permanent resident (including humanitarian entrants) – or a temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency.
  • Live in Queensland
  • Be over the age of 15 and no longer at school
  • Not already hold or be enrolled in a Certificate III qualification or higher. This does not include qualifications undertaken while at secondary school.

This includes any equivalent certificate III or higher-level training completed at university or through an apprenticeship or traineeship. It does not matter if you paid for this training, or it was subsidised by the government.

However, certificate III qualifications completed while at school and foundation skills courses are not counted and you will still be eligible. Employment status does not matter.

Please [Click HERE for a copy of the Student Fact sheet or for further information or visit Queensland Department of Education and Training website 

Concessional students

Under the Certificate 3 Guarantee, concessional students are defined as follows:

  • Students (or their partner or guardian) who hold a Health Care or Pensioner Concession Card.
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
  • School students enrolled in a VETiS program.
  • Students with a disability; or
  • Students who are adult prisoners.

Training Delivery

Delivery of the course is by NSTA Pty Ltd, and is offered at Multiple locations in Queensland

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