Source Business Directory
MEDIA, JOBS & RESOURCES for the COMMON GOOD
NEWS  |  Careers

Fee-free Community Sector Training For Young People


Friday, 24th January 2014 at 3:39 pm
Staff Reporter, Journalist
Fee-free apprenticeships and traineeships for Queensland high school graduates going into areas including disability, aged care, home and community care, and children’s services are now available.

Friday, 24th January 2014
at 3:39 pm
Staff Reporter, Journalist


0 Comments


FREE SOCIAL
SECTOR NEWS

 Print
Fee-free Community Sector Training For Young People
Friday, 24th January 2014 at 3:39 pm

Fee-free apprenticeships and traineeships for Queensland high school graduates going into areas including disability, aged care, home and community care, and children’s services are now available.

The Queensland Government initiative is for Year 12 students who graduated in 2013.

The fee-free training, available in more than 10 industries, will apply to high priority qualifications available under the Queensland Government's Certificate 3 Guarantee program or User Choice program.

Education, Training and Employment Minister John-Paul Langbroek said the qualifications in high demand areas were chosen by the Government and industry.

He said the commitment to fee-free training in priority areas was made in the Great Skills. Real Opportunities VET reform action plan released in June 2013.

“Fee-free training will give recent Year 12 graduates the opportunity to complete a high priority qualification without the financial burden of student contribution fees,” Langbroek said.

Langbroek said these 11 fee-free qualifications would be available if students commence their training in the calendar year after completing Year 12.

To be eligible for the fee-free training, applicants must:

  • have completed Year 12 in Queensland and hold a Senior Statement issued by the Queensland Studies Authority;

  • enrol and start training with an approved training provider by the end of the calendar year following the completion of Year 12;

  • be a Queensland resident.

For more information on the Year 12 graduate fee-free training initiative, visit www.training.qld.gov.au/year12feefree.


Staff Reporter  |  Journalist  |  @ProBonoNews



Got a story to share?

Got a news tip or article idea for Pro Bono News? Or perhaps you would like to write an article and join a growing community of sector leaders sharing their thoughts and analysis with Pro Bono News readers?

Get in touch at news@probonoaustralia.com.au


Write a Reply or Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *



YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

The NDIS: Why ‘Customer-Centricity’ Counts

Diana Ferner

Tuesday, 10th July 2018 at 3:21 pm

New Research Looks to Improve Disability Employment Rate

Luke Michael

Monday, 9th July 2018 at 2:35 pm

How to Navigate the Unclear Horizon for Service Providers

Bruce Nixon

Tuesday, 3rd July 2018 at 8:18 am

POPULAR

Australia Gets First Blockchain Charity

Wendy Williams

Wednesday, 4th July 2018 at 5:07 pm

Man Battling Cancer and Centrelink Raises Social Media Storm

Paul Carter

Tuesday, 10th July 2018 at 12:42 pm

Next-Gen Indigenous Leader Addresses UN Human Rights Council

Paul Carter

Wednesday, 4th July 2018 at 3:21 pm

New Research Looks to Improve Disability Employment Rate

Luke Michael

Monday, 9th July 2018 at 2:35 pm

Source Business Directory
pba inverse logo
Subscribe Twitter Facebook

Get the social sector's most essential news coverage. Delivered free to your inbox every Tuesday and Thursday morning.

You have Successfully Subscribed!