CSQ Funding

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Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) is an independent, not-for-profit, industry-funded body supporting employers, workers, apprentices, trainees and career seekers in the building and construction industry.

What’s available under the CSQ Funding initiative:

The Fund was established in 1991 to enable the building and construction industry to take responsibility for the funding of its training needs for employed or unemployed members.
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Eligibility Requirements

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

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
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An eligible worker is defined as:

An eligible worker within the Building and Construction Industry needs to be relevant to residential works, commercial developments and civil construction projects such as:

  • residential and commercial building construction
  • civil infrastructure
  • renovations and extensions of residential and commercial buildings
  • installation services for interiors of residential and commercial buildings and the associated trades: electrical, plumbing, flooring etc
  • land development and site preparation for the purpose of construction
  • work for a designated Major Project including applications of heavy and civil engineering used in the construction of infrastructure

and this has to form the majority of your work to be considered substantially engaged within the industry to meet the eligibility determination in the  Building and Construction Industry (Portable Long Services Leave) Act 1991 (Qld).

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