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Fee-Free Training for Year 12 Graduates

What is Fee-Free Training for Year 12 Graduates?

Fee-free training means eligible Year 12 graduates can access fee-free apprenticeships, traineeships and training in high priority areas within the calendar year after graduating.

Under this initiative the Queensland Government will cover the full cost of training for eligible qualifications. 

To be eligible to access fee-free training you must meet the following criteria:

  • you must have completed Year 12 in Queensland
  • you must hold a Senior Statement issued by the Queensland Studies Authority or the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority or equivalent
  • you must enrol in your chosen course by the end of the calendar year following your completion of year 12
  • you must live permanently in Queensland.

Eligable courses offered by C&K College of Early Childhood include:

           This course is available fee-free under Certificate 3 Guarantee or Traineeship funding.

           This course is available fee-free under Apprenticeship funding.

Further Information:

Email: ckcollege@candk.asn.au

Helpdesk: 07 3513 2524 


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Fee Free Fact Sheet   Student Guide   Application Form


Funding Information

Certificate 3 Guarantee

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User Choice (apprenticeship and traineeship funding)

The User Choice program provides a public funding contribution towards the cost of training and assessment for eligible Queensland apprentices and trainees. C&K College of Early Childhood Education is an approved pre-qualified supplier. Read more

Fee-free training for Year 12 graduates

​To support Year 12 graduates into work, the Queensland Government supports free training in high priority areas. Eligible Year 12 graduates must enrol and start training in a high priority qualification within the calendar year after leaving school to be eligible for this funding. Read more