CSQ Funding Application Form

Prior to commencing your funding application, please take the time to review the eligibility criteria.

The 21.22 CSQ funding contract runs from 1 October 2021 – 30 September 2022.

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) Right to Work in Australia

You must be:

  • Australian or New Zealand Citizen
  • Australian Permanent Resident
  • A Visa holder with relevant permission to work

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 Evidence of Residence Status (CERS)
  • Visa with relevant work conditions

2) Permanently Work in Queensland in the Building & Construction Industry

You must be:

  • An existing worker
  • An eligible worker
  • An unemployed eligible worker (unemployed for a period not greater than 4 years)
  • An active apprentice or trainee registered in Qld, undertaking a CSQ approved apprenticeship/traineeship

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

  • Letter from your employer – on letterhead and signed by your employer confirming employment, role and duties. (Template can be found here)
  • QLeave Statement (current statement showing credits within past 4 years)
  • Relevant current Licence (approved by CSQ)
  • Separation Certificate
  • A letter declaring you are self-employed with your ABN/ACN registration and invoices for recent work within the industry (template can be found here)
  • Statutory Declaration (template can be found here: blankemployedself-employedunemployed)
  • DESBT Commencement Letter (verifying your commencement date, registration number and qualification)

Not Eligible to Apply For CSQ Funding


  • be an Employee of an Authority (Employees of Local Councils are acceptable)
  • be currently enrolled and participating in a Queensland secondary school program
  • be a contracted trainer or assessor or existing worker of an RTO
  • Already funded by an Authority or other source for delivery of the same training being undertaken
  • Seeking a Verification of Competency (VoC)

Fields marked with an * are required

Prior to submitting this form, please ensure you have read and understood the eligibility criteria. 

To ensure your application is completed promptly, please complete all applicable fields and have all the necessary documentation.

Should you have any questions, please contact the ASTRA Training Team on 07 3205 0600 or email training@astragroup.com.au

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