Apprenticeships, Tickets & Licensing | Major Training Group

New Construction skills Queensland funding is now available – Click here to read more

  • New Round of CSQ Funding is available

    A new round of Construction Skills Queensland Funding is available!

  • Cairns Facility is now Open!

    We’ve expanded and our office is now open at 72 McLeod St in Cairns!

Apprenticeships & Traineeships Apprenticeships & Traineeships

If you are already employed or have staff you would like to up skill in your industry, Major has Apprenticeships & Traineeships across various industries.

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Heavy Vehicle Training Heavy Vehicle Training

Major delivers Heavy Vehicle Training from MR to MC truck licences across SEQ Queensland, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast & Toowoomba.

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High Risk Licensing High Risk Licensing

Full licence and refresher courses available for civil construction equipment including; Dogging, Rigging, Scaffolding, EWP, Forklift and a range of Crane Licences.

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Industry Short Courses Industry Short Courses

Short course are a great way to boost your skills. Major has various courses including White Cards, Confined Spaces, Safe Working at Heights, First Aid and many more.

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Plant Operator Licensing Plant Operator Licensing

Learn to operate a range of specialised heavy machinery and vehicles including Backhoe, Front End Loader, Excavator, Bobcat, Bulldozer, Roller, Grader and more

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Find out moredollar Industry Funding is available

There are multiple funding options available to you for various courses through State & Federal Funding including UserChoice, Certificate 3 Guarantee, SQW, CSQ & BERT. We can give you advice and guidance on which funding options fit best with your skills and goals!

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Over 10,000 trainees each year

With over a 95% pass rate

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Some of the clients we work with
  • Thiess John Holland & MEFT
    TJH Airport Link & TJH/MEFT Induction Delivery
    • Provided EWP, heights, forklift, earthmoving machinery, forklift and EWP training/assessment and VOCs benchmarked to RII and OHS units of competence.
    • Training and assessment delivered on a weekly basis.
    • Customised content and delivery of Induction to site for TJH and MEFT staff and contractors.
    • Customized training solution for hand & power tool use, manual handling, safe at heights and spotter.
    • Delivery of VOC options to suit client requests. Specific to plant and machinery.
  • Origin Energy QGLNG Project
    Origin Energy QGLNG Project upstream & downstream (regionally and at Major Depots)
    • High Risk training for rigging and dogging Training and assessment delivered on a weekly basis.
    • Customised content and delivery of trenchless technology and trenching principles specific to Origin for pipeline supervisors and contractors.
    • Provided EWP, heights, forklift, earthmoving machinery, training/assessment and VOCs benchmarked to RII and OHS units of competence.
    • Customized training solution for hand & power tool use, manual handling, safe at heights and spotter.
    • Delivery of VOC options to suit client requests. Specific to plant and machinery.
  • City of Gold Coast Council
    Delivery of workplace health and safety training & Heavy Vehicle Training
    • Delivered onsite at GCCC and at Yatala.
    • Provided WHS training including risk management, plant operator and high risk licence training, MR – HC truck licence training, defensive and 4×4 driver training, traffic control, LVR, Certificate IV OHS, manual handling, hand tools, confined spaces, height safety, chainsaw, load restraint, whitecard, WHSR.
Client testimonials What our CLIENTS think
  • The Best training centre and very helpful assessor . Really recommended for all type of crane license.


    A big thanks to Neville and Keith for all the support and teaching they pass on to me on the MC licence, and thanks as well to all staff for being so friendly. All the best to Major Training Group

  • Just completed my MC course today with Ji. What a legend. Great trainer with massive knowledge and skillset.

    Thanks again and merry xmas!


    Would highly recommend major training! For any training purposes, 10/10 customer service and very helpful with the course!

  • Like to thank major training for my dump truck and a articulated dump truck... training, it was really good and comfortable....


    Had the time of my life training with awesome people and a very good trainer Tony Wolens. he has given and helped us with obtaining skills that could potentially change our lives. Thanks Again mate.???

  • Relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff.. 3 days. never been on a grader and now can..fabulous..thanks..:)


    The Best training centre and very helpful assessor . Really recommended for all type of crane license.

  • The Industry

    Heavy industry offer many different career options for those who love to get their hands dirty and don’t want to spend their days inside an office. Working in these sectors requires certain skills and qualifications. Education and Training Leader – Major Training Group offer courses covering a broad range of scope, including heavy vehicle training, mining courses, high risk courses, civil construction, industry short courses and qualifications – traineeships and apprenticeships.

  • Our Courses
    • Heavy Vehicle Training – MR, HR, HC, MC
    • Dump Truck Training
    • High-Risk Licences – Forklift, Cranes, EWP, Dogging, Rigging & Scaffolding
    • Plant Operator Tickets & VOC’s
    • Telehandler Training & Ticketing
    • White Card Training
    • Industry Short Courses
    • Customised Training
    • Tailored Training Solutions

    View all of our Courses here.

  • Value Guarantee

    From day one, the main focus of the Major has been to provide value for money & quality training. This model has been delivering genuine benefits to students for over 20 years. To achieve this, Major have focused on and remained committed to the following: Value and Quality.

  • Our Sites

    Major Training Group proudly offer training at our sites as well as yours, in and around Brisbane as well as QLD and Australia wide, delivering on location around the state and country as required. Whether you live in the Gold Coast region, in Brisbane or further north towards the Sunshine Coast, Western region towards Ipswich and Toowoomba or Cairns in Far North QLD, there is sure to be a training location near you. You can complete an apprenticeship in Brisbane, or learn how to safely operate a forklift in the Sunshine Coast. Contact us to find out how we can arrange a class or even a mining training session on your site.

  • Training Solutions for Employers

    Major Training offers a variety of training solutions for employers and large corporate organisations. From pre-employment assessments and on-site training, we deliver verification of competency (VOC) and tailored training solutions and have the skills and staff to help you reach your skilling and training competency needs and expectations. At Major we can tailor a program for you that suits your individual requirements. In the past we have created training programs for:

    • Market/logistics organisations – including Pick and Pack, Manual Handling, White Cards, Customer contact and workplace documentation, hygiene and communication in the workplace
    • Chain of Responsibility – for managers, schedulers, drivers, store persons, and anyone in between
    • Heavy Vehicle Machine recovery – arranged on a site-specific basis
    • Certificate IV OH&S, incorporating zero harm and other company specific policies and procedures
    • Flood recovery project – Plan and Prepare, Pre-Operational checks, Water Carts, Load, Transport and distribute water, Carry out driver maintenance and Clean up.
    • TMR – Transform projects up and down the coast of QLD – Truck driver training, including skill set training from Certificate III in Driving operations.
  • Contact Us

    For more advice on the courses or services offered by Major Training Group, contact one of our friendly staff today by calling 1300 790 822.

Enhance Your Skills with Major Training

Founded in 1998

Major Training Group offers training in Qld, throughout Australia and overseas and was founded in 1998. Diversifying from a plant hire/transport business gave Major the credentials to grow into one of the state’s largest RTOs, specialising in mining training as well as education for the logistics, construction, transport and mining industries. Courses at Major are offered with a variety of options to suit individual circumstances and allow students to complete all necessary requirements in their own time.

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CSQ 2021/2022 Funding now available

If you work or have worked in construction, Construction Skills Queensland funding is available!   Unit Code Description  CSQ Funded Amount   STUDENT GAP FEE    RIIHAN301E   Operate elevating work platform    $    266.00  $        100.00  RIIHAN309F   Conduct telescopic materials handler operations (Telehandler)    $    540.00  $        110.00  RIIWHS202E   Enter and work in confined spaces   $    300.00  $            1.00  RIIWHS204E  […]

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Scraper School

Samlon Earthmoving & Major Training Group have created a new training program specifically to upskill potential workers to fill the skills shortage of scraper operators in Queensland. • 6 places per course • Courses start every 3 weeks. • Sign up to the 4 day ‘scraper school’ course & successfully undertake & complete training for […]

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Looking of way to get your foot in the door for an electrical apprenticeship?

Join Major Trainings’ New Pre-Trade Career Start Electro Program! If you are looking to become a qualified electrician, this pathway course in UEE22011 Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) is a pre-apprenticeship program to UEE30811 – Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician qualification. This program will provide you with hands-on practical training. Key information: UEE22011 Certificate […]

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The Benefits of Doing a Short Course

Want to get qualified fast? Short courses at Major Training allow for rapid upskilling. Whether you’re looking to advance your career, or you want to study something new, short training courses could be the key to quickly unlocking your capabilities and career potential. Major Training provides short courses near Brisbane that build skills and knowledge […]

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