​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Funded project lists​

Training projects funded under the Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative are announced as part of funding round announcements twice a year.

Lists of successful projects are published under the program headings below. Details are accurate at the time of announcement.

Want to pa​​rticipate?

The best way to find a current Skilling Queenslanders for Work training project​ near you is to use the map located on our job seeker page. There, you can navigate a map and click on markers to display project details.

Recruitment i​s managed locally, so people are encouraged​ to contact organisations to learn more about eligibility, availability and other specifics.

Funded pr​oject lists​​​

Community Work Sk​ills assists disadvantaged Queensland job seekers to gain nationally recognised skills and qualifications up to a Certificate III level. Projects are run in locations across the​ state by community-based not-for-profit organisations​.

Funded​​ projects:

2018-19 first round projects - Community Work Skills (XLSX, 26KB)


The Work Skills Traineeships program enables disadvantaged Queenslanders to be employed on community, construction or environmental projects while undertaking a Work Skills Traineeship. Projects are run in locations across the state by local community-based not-for-profit organisations​​ and local councils.

Funded projects:

2018-19 first round projects - Work Skills Traineeships (XLSX, 23KB)


Get Set for Work provides intensive employment and training assistance over a 12 month period to young, disengaged Queenslanders aged 15-19 years. There will be projects in locations across the state run by local community-based not-for-profit organisations.

Funded projects:

2018-19 first round projects - Get Set for Work (XLSX, 16KB)


Ready for Work assists young people aged 15-24 to transition into the workplace by providing courses of up to 6-8 weeks on job assistance and training​​​.

Funded projects:

2018-19 first round projects - Ready for Work (XLSX, 14KB)


Youth Skills​ provides nationally recognised training and employment support for 15-24 year olds who are engaged with Youth Justice Services or Queensland Corrective Services. Funding is primarily available for community-based not-for-profit organisations, who will partner with registered training organisations who are Queensland Government pre-qualified suppliers​.

Funded projects:

2018-19 first round projects - Youth Skills (XLSX, 13KB)


First Start​ provides wage subsidies to local councils and community-based organisations (CBOs) to employ additional trainees. Contact local councils or CBOs near you to enquire about potential traineeship opportunities​.

Funded projects:
Community-based Organisations – funding and allocations – First Start (PDF, 514KB)​
First Start – funding and allocations by Local Government Area (PDF, 422KB)

​​​Please note the previous version of this file has been updated. The revised version should be used for all future reference.​​

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Last updated
20 July 2018