Higher Level Skills Program

Overview and Objectives

The principal aim of the Higher Level Skills program is to help individuals gain the higher-level skills required to secure employment or career advancement in a priority industry or transition to university to continue their studies.
The Higher Level Skills program also provides eligible employers or industry with the capacity to address current workforce development needs that are adversely impacting on productivity, where individual employees meet the program’s eligibility requirements.
While it is primarily industry’s role to train its workforce, there is a role for government to invest in training that meets emerging industry needs if it will benefit Queensland’s economy and support industry to boost productivity.

Who is eligible?

  • 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 apply for the Higher level Skills must meet the Eligibility Requirements, click here to view the full Criteria.

What courses are available?

Course NameConsessional HolderNon-Concessional Holder
Certificate IV in Accounting (FNS40615)
Diploma of Accounting (FNS50215)
Certificate IV in Hospitality (SIT40416)
Diploma of Hospitality Management (SIT50416)

Our friendly staff member can answer any questions, queries or enquiries you may have. Kindly call us on 1300 786 456 or you can send us your questions by clicking the following Enquire button.

Some useful links:

  • Queensland Skills Gateway
  • Student guide
  • Higher Level Skills