​​​​​​​​​Fee-free training for Year 12 graduates

​Year 12 graduates have been able to access fee-free training in high priority areas since January 2014.

To be eligible for fee-free training, Year 12 graduates need to commence an apprenticeship, traineeship or training in a high priority qualification with a pre-approved training provider within the calendar year following their completion of Year 12.

Fee-free training applies to high priority qualifications (PDF, 50KB) available under the Queensland Government's Certificat​e 3 Guarantee program or User Choice program, which funds training and assessment services for apprenticeships and traineeships.

Participant eligibility

To be eligible to access fee-free training, individuals must:

  • have completed Year 12 in Queensland and hold a Senior Statement issued by the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority or equivalent certification
  • enrol and start an apprenticeship, traineeship or training, with an approved training provider in a high priority qualification under the program, by the end of the calendar year following completion of Year 12
  • permanently reside in Queensland.

More information

The student fact sheet (PDF, 3​11KB or DOCX, 428KB) provides more information on fee-free training for Year 12 graduates.

For further advice contact the department by phone on 1300 369 935, email training@det.qld.gov.au or view the frequently asked questions page.

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Last updated
30 June 2017