Major is a proud recipient of Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) funding.

If you’re considering upskilling in construction, you may be able to receive support from CSQ funding. Where CSQ funding doesn’t cover the full cost of the program, you will be required to contribute towards the remaining course fees.

Funding is available from the 1st of October.


CSQ Short courses Building – (No Limit within reason)

Short Course SubjectCSQ Amount FundedGap Fee
BSBOPS304 Deliver and monitor a service to customers$240.00 $40.00 
BSBESB402 Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures$360.00 $5.00
BSBESB403 Plan finances for new business ventures$360.00 $5.00 
BSBESB407 Manage finances for new business ventures$360.00 $5.00 
BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk management$360.00 $5.00 
CPCCBC4001A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects$240.00 $5.00 
CPCCBC4003A Select and prepare a construction contract$270.00 $5.00 
CPCCBC4004A Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects$360.00 $5.00 
CPCCBC4010B Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions$750.00 $5.00 
CPCCCM2010 Work safely on scaffolding higher than 2 metres$300.00 $5.00 
CPCCCM2012 Work safely at heights$300.00 $35.00 
CPCCLDG3001 Licence to perform dogging$964.00 $531.00 
CPCCLRG3001 Licence to perform rigging basic level$1,249.00 $746.00 
CPCCLRG3002 Licence to perform rigging intermediate level$1,307.00 $588.00 
CPCCLSF2001 Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level$928.00 $767.00 
CPCCLSF3001 Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding intermediate level$1,022.00 $673.00 
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry$240.00 $55.00 
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (WHITE CARD) RTOs must be (and remain during the contract period) a Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) authorised RTO to deliver this course.$120.00 $25.00 
CPCCWHS2001 Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry$240.00 $55.00 
HLTAID011 Provide first aid$108.00 $65.00 
TLID1001 Shift materials safely using manual handling methods$217.00 $10.00 
TLID3035 Operate a boom type elevating work platform (EWP Under 11m) $326.00 $9.00 
TLILIC0002 Licence to operate a vehicle loading crane (capacity 10 metre tonnes and above)$1,159.00 $636.00 
TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck$451.00 $244.00 
TLILIC0005 Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 meters or more)$528.00 $267.00 
TLILIC0008 Licence to operate a non-slewing mobile crane (greater than 3 tonnes capacity)$1,250.00 $545.00 
TLILIC0010 Licence to operate a slewing mobile crane (up to 20 tonnes)$1,418.00 $577.00 
TLILIC0013 Licence to operate a slewing mobile crane (up to 60 tonnes)$1,402.00 $793.00 

CSQ Short courses Civil (No Limit within reason)

Short Course SubjectCSQ Amount FundedGap Fee
RIICOM301E Communicate information $227.00 POA 
RIIHAN301E Operate elevating work platform $326.00 $34.00 
RIIHAN308F Load and unload plant $266.00 $50.00 
RIIHAN309F Conduct telescopic materials handler operations (Telehandler) $540.00 $195.00 
RIIHAN311F Conduct operations with integrated tool carrier $500.00 POA 
RIIRIS301E Apply risk management processes $240.00 $55.00 
RIIWHS202E Enter and work in confined spaces $300.00 $35.00 
RIIWHS204E Work safely at heights $225.00 $50.00 
RIIWMG203D Drain and dewater civil construction site $227.00 POA 
RIIWMG203E Drain and dewater civil construction site $227.00 POA 
RIICCM202E Identify, locate and protect underground services $227.00 POA 
RIIENV302E Apply environmentally sustainable work practices $227.00 POA 
Machinery UnitCSQ Amount FundedGap Fee
RIIMPO317F Conduct roller operations $500.00 $400.00 
RIIMPO318F Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations $505.00 $620.00 
RIIMPO319E Conduct backhoe/loader operations $505.00 $620.00 
RIIMPO320F Conduct civil construction excavator operations $505.00 $620.00 
RIIMPO321F Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations $505.00 $620.00 
RIIMPO323E Conduct civil construction dozer operations $505.00 $620.00 
RIIMPO324F Conduct civil construction grader operations $505.00 $620.00 
RIIMPO326E Conduct water vehicle operations $455.00 $1,010.00 
RIIMPO337E Conduct articulated haul truck operations $569.00 $1,476.00 
RIIMPO338E Conduct rigid haul truck operations $569.00 $2,266.00 

Higher Qualifications – Building. Student Gap Fee $250

BSB41419Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety$2,700.00$1,350.00
BSB50215Diploma of Business$2,633.00$1,316.50
BSB51319Diploma of Work Health and Safety$2,761.00$1,380.50
CPC40110Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)$5,670.00$2,835.00

Higher Qualifications

The Higher Qualifications program was designed to be used for when you’re interested to move into a higher-level role in general or civil construction. The Higher Qualifications program through CSQ provides nationally accredited qualifications ranging from a Certificate IV up to an Advanced Diploma level.

Short Courses

Short courses are individual competencies and skillsets designed for workers wanting to update their skills and knowledge, meet compliance requirements, get a licence or diversify their skills. The CSQ Short Courses program provides funding to assist with upskilling and cross-skilling workers in the building and construction industry throughout Queensland.

Apprentice Advance Loading

The Apprentice Advance program offers additional training to eligible apprentices and trainees to boost their skills and career prospects.

The program covers the training costs for eligible apprentices and trainees to:

  • undertake key training to complement the skills they are developing, and
  • access higher-level training and short courses for 12 months after they have completed their apprenticeship or traineeship.

Participant Eligibility

For the purposes of eligibility, Participants under this Agreement must meet the following criteria: (a) an Australian or New Zealand citizen; or (b) a permanent resident of Australia; or (c) A Visa holder with relevant permission to work. AND MUST: (a) be permanently employed in Queensland. Please note eligibility requirements below are specific to the qualifications you wish to undertake training in. Contact our team to confirm your eligibility.

  • An Eligible Worker: Employed in Queensland within the Building & Construction Industry
  • Self Employed
  • An unemployed eligible worker (unemployed for a period not greater than 4 years who would otherwise meet the requirements of an Eligible Worker)

To check your eligibility and learn more call our team today on  1300 790 822 or contact our team.