Prior to commencing your funding application, please take the time to review the eligibility criteria, the Student Fact Sheet and you understand the course costs.

Please ensure you gather all evidence documents and upload your documents via the Identification Upload page or you can email them to training@astragroup.com.au

Eligibility Criteria

All documents must be received:

  • In colour
  • Current & not expired
  • Clear, legible & easily read

1) Date of Birth

You must:

  • Be over 15 years old

Evidence can include: (only one of the following documents are required)

  • Drivers Licence or Adult Proof of Age Card (18+ Card) (front and rear)
  • Passport (Australia, New Zealand or International)
  • Birth Certificate or Birth Extract

2) Queensland Residency

You must:

  • Permanently reside in Queensland

Evidence can include: (only one of the following documents are required)

  • Drivers Licence or Adult Proof of Age Card (18+ Card) (front and rear)
  • Centrelink Health Care Card / Pensioner Concession Card / Department of Veterans Affairs Card
  • Contract of property purchase / lease or rental document
  • Electricity / gas / telephone account
  • Qld Local Government rates notice
  • Qld vehicle registration certificate
  • Official letter from Centrelink of the Department of Human Services
  • Australian Taxation Office assessment / Tax File Number confirmation notice

3) Citizenship

You must be:

  • Australian or New Zealand Citizen
  • Australian Permanent Resident
  • Refugee or Humanitarian Visa Holder

Evidence can include: (only one of the following documents are required)

  • Green Medicare Card
  • Australian or New Zealand Passport
  • Birth Certificate or Extract
  • Certificate of Status for New Zealand Citizens in Australia (CSNZA)
  • Certificate of Evidence of Residence Status (CERS)
  • Permanent visa or formal communication from the Dept of Immigration showing approval of a permanent visa subclass

4) Concession Status

Evidence can include: (only one of the following documents are required)

  • Centrelink Health Care Card
  • Pension Concession Card
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs Card
  • Seniors Card

Certificate 3 Guarantee Student Fact Sheet

The Certificate 3 Guarantee supports eligible individuals to complete their first post-school certificate III qualifications and increase their skills to move into employment, re-enter the workforce or advance their career.

Please view the full Certificate 3 Guarantee Student Fact Sheet here

Cost of Course (Student Contribution Fee)

Do I need to contribute to the cost of my training?

Yes, there is a student contribution fee for all Certificate 3 Guarantee funded courses.

The cost will vary depending on your course and if you are a concessional student.

AHC30916 Certificate III in Landscape Construction

Total number of units = 15

11 Core units

4 Elective units

Concessional Students = $0.50 per unit = $ 7.50

Non-concessional Student = $ 1.00 per unit = $ 15