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Higher Level Skills Program Funding

Higher Level Skills Program Funding

UEE40411 Certificate IV in Electrical – Instrumentation – Funding available for Queensland residents.

What is the Higher Level Skills program?

A core element of the Queensland Government’s Working Queensland jobs plan is ensuring
Queenslanders have access to quality training programs that deliver effective skills to meet employment and business demands. The Higher Level Skills program aims to assist individuals to gain the higher-level skills required to secure employment or career advancement in a priority industry, or to transition to university to further their studies.

Are you eligible to participate?
• This program is open to any Queensland resident
• Aged 15 years or over who is no longer at school and
• Is an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or Australian permanent resident (including humanitarian entrants),
• A temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency.

Prospective students must not have or be enrolled in a certificate IV or higher-level qualification, not including qualifications completed at school and foundations skills training. Funded by the Queensland Government.


Student Contribution Fees represent the total non-government subsidised portion of essential training costs for the participant to undertake the qualification. These fees include tuition, services, materials and all other costs associated with delivering the training and the awarding of the qualification to the participant.

*Higher Level Skills Funding Student Contribution refunds must be requested in writing within 7 days from course enrolment. Withdrawal request must be made on the Withdrawal Request Form. This must be signed by the student and where applicable, referring 3rd party and submitted for approval to Email Volt Edge Training

Refunds will be processed via Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) 7 days after the request has been received. If an offer of a place is withdrawn, or Volt Edge is unable to provide the program, the student may be eligible for a full or pro rata refund of tuition fees paid within 7 days.

CONTACT Volt Edge to see if you are eligible

JETCO Funding If you are a member of CIRT (Contracting Industry Redundancy Trust) and you/your employer contribute to the JETCO levy, you are entitled to a scale of subsidies for approved industry based training. CIRT Members are eligible for up to $1,800.00 worth of JETCO funding per financial year to assist with training costs across the following courses in which are taught by Volt Edge
• Hazardous Areas (EEHA)
• Hazardous Areas Refresher (EEHA Refresher)
• High Voltage Switching Operations
• Certificate IV in Electrical – Instrumentation


CIRT applies on major building projects on which a site allowance is applicable (E.g. EBA’s, AWA’s Site agreements etc.) To find out if your employer has been making contributions towards CIRT/ JETCO for you please call JETCO directly on 1300 200 123 or click the link for more information CIRT Home


* Please note that the above information has been obtained through the JETCO website, before enrolling in a Volt Edge course please contact CIRT directly for more information.