​​​​​​​​​​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 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. To find out more on the high priority qualifications available, visit the Queensland Skills Gateway​.

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
17 April 2018