Queensland Higher Level Skills

Queensland Higher Level Skills

Queensland Higher Level Skills

The Higher Level Skills program is an initiative of the Queensland Government to train eligible individuals for priority industries or to transition into university. Employers may also be able to utilise the program for workforce development needs.

QualificationStudent fee concessionalStudent fee non concessional
SIR40212 Certificate IV in Retail Management $699$999
CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support $250$1200
TLI41810 Certificate IV in Warehousing Operations $1,999$2,299
CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services $5,650$6,550
CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care$3,350$4,650
CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability$250$1,200

 Important information

  • Once you complete a qualification through this program you will no longer be eligible for further subsidised training under this program.
  • For information on how we process our fees and our refunds please download and read our Fees and Refund policy here.
  • Students will be required to complete a Training and Employment survey within three months of completing or discontinuing the course.



  • To be eligible for the Higher Level Skills program, individuals must be:
    • Aged 15 years or over, and no longer at school
    • Permanently reside in Queensland;
    • Be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen;
    • Not hold, and not be enrolled in, a certificate IV or higher level qualification, not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training.
    • Students wishing to complete SIR40212 Certificate IV in Retail Management must also show they are an existing worker in the Retail industry
  • To be eligible for concession you need to meet the above eligibility criteria and:

    • hold a health care or pensioner concession card issued under Commonwealth law, or
    • have proof that you are a partner or dependant of a person who holds a health care or pensioner concession card and is named on that card.
    • the student is an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
    • the student has a disability
    • the student is an adult prisoner
    • Employment status does not matter, you can obtain assistance if you are working or unemployed
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"I feel I am more qualified and have more knowledge, patience and commitment to continue being a team leader. The class environment was fantastic. I now have the courage to speak to an audience and I have left more confident."
Mamie Hague
CHC40108 Certificate IV in Aged Care

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