Training and skills

Training and skills

​​​The Queensland Government provides subsidised training opportunities and initiatives to assist eligible Queenslanders at different stages of their working life to access vocational education and training and complete formal qualifications.

Have your say on VET reform

The Australian Government Department of Education has released discussion papers on unduly short courses and training product reform.

The reforms will focus on ensuring students and employers receive high quality training that is responsive to the needs of industry and translates into employment opportunities for individuals.

The Australian Government is consulting on two aspects of the system:

  • unduly short courses
  • training products.

All VET stakeholders are encouraged to consider the recently released discussion papers and have a say on the reform.

Submissions are open until 9 March 2018.

Annual VET Investment Plan

The Annual VET Investment Plan ​details the Queensland Government's planned investment in vocational education and training each financial year.

Subsidised training and incentives

The Queensland Government invests in training based on industry advice to provide Queenslanders with the skills they need to gain meaningful and sustainable employment through the provider of their choice. View the list of subsidised training and programs​.

Advancing skills for the future

Consultation has now closed on Advancing skills for the future: a strategy for vocational education and training in Queensland. A final strategy is currently under development.

More information

 For more information, visit the Training website.

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Last updated
27 March 2018