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Funded Training (CSQ)

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ)

CSQ is an independent, not-for-profit, industry-funded body supporting employers, workers, apprentices, trainees and career seekers in the building and construction industry.

For those who permanently work in Queensland in the building and construction industry, there is a CSQ funding available across a number of short courses as well as the BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety qualification.

For an overview of the program and funding amounts, click below.

Eligibility Overview

There are two eligible groups:

  • Eligible Workers (Employed or Unemployed)
  • Eligible Apprentices and Trainees
    • For the short course programs – this means the participants are substantially engaged (physically working) on the building and construction site.
      • Construction, renovations & extensions on residential or commercial buildings
      • Installation services for interiors of residential or commercial buildings
      • Land development and site preparation for the purpose of construction
      • Works for civil infrastructure
      • Works on a CSQ designated Major Project - construction of infrastructure
    • For the BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety program – eligible participants also include administrative staff whose employer is part of the building & construction industry.
    • Click here for the definition of the building & construction industry
  • For unemployed participants, they must meet the above requirements and have been unemployed for less than 4 years.

Application Process

Each student will need to complete a CSQ Eligibility Application and supply the required evidence.

We offer two (2) ways to make an application:

1. Complete the online form and upload the required evidence:

CSQ Online Form

2. Download and complete a PDF form; email the form and evidence to

Once submitted, the application will be reviewed by WorkSafe Connect's Compliance Team and you'll be advised if the application meets CSQ's eligibility requirements.

3. Online Asbestos Awareness Training - Application Process

  • Complete the online Webform and upload the required evidence
  • Download and Complete the PDF form; email the form and evidence to

4. Quick Link - Employer Letter Templates:

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