Cairns Training Academy

Financial Assistance

1. No interest payment options

2. Affordable pay as you go through Ezi-Debit 

3. Queensland State Government Dept. of Education and Training Funded Programs


The 2016-17 Annual VET Investment Plan provides a breakdown of the VET investment budget, a high level summary of the VET investment programs, and the priorities for government within these programs​. 

Funded Programs

Certificate 3 Guarantee
The Certificate 3 Guarantee provides a government subsidy to allow eligible Queenslanders to obtain their first post-school certificate III level qualification.

User Choice (apprenticeship and traineeship funding)
The User Choice program provides public funding for the delivery of accredited, entry level training to apprentices and trainees.

Higher Level Skills​
The Higher Level Skills program provides a government subsidy to help individuals gain the higher level skills and qualifications required to secure employment or career advancement in a priority industry.

Fee-free training for Year 12 graduates
Fee-free training is available for Year 12 graduates through two Queensland Government VET investment programs - the Certificate 3 Guarantee and User Choice.