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Queensland Higher Level Skills

The Higher Level Skills program provides a government subsidy to support eligible individuals to access subsidised training in selected certificate IV or above qualifications, and priority skill sets.
 
The aim is to assist individuals to gain the higher-level skills required to secure employment or career advancement in priority industries or to transition to university to continue their studies. Employers may also be able to access training to address workforce development needs. Click here for further information.
  • You are eligible for Higher Level Skills Program if:
  • You are 15 years of age or older
  • Have finished or left secondary school
  • Are a Queensland resident
  • Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident (including humanitarian entrant) or temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permit on the pathway to permanent residency or a New Zealand citizen
  • You do not hold or are not currently enrolled in, a certificate IV level or higher qualification (not including qualifications completed at school and foundations skills training).
  • Diploma of Community Services only = you must be an Existing Worker in the Community Services and Health industry, which includes parents and unpaid carers of NDIS participants.

The Higher Level Skills program is funded by the Queensland Government.

What qualification/s do Educare College offer under Higher Level Skills?

 

Qualification Name Number of Units Student
Co-contribution fee & *Cost per UoC
Student
Co-contribution fee (concession) & *Cost per UoC

CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

 

15

$99

16 x $6.6
per unit

$49

15 x $3,266666667 per unit

CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (Early Childhood Teacher Bridging Program)

 

15

$99

16 x $6.6
per unit

$49

15 x $3,266666667 per unit

CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

 

16

$100

16 x $6.25
per unit

$50

16 x $3.125
per unit

Skill Sets      

CHCSS00070 – Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set
HLTAAP001 Recognise Healthy Body Systems
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication
Eligibility: Student must be an Existing Worker in the Community Services and Health industry, which includes parents and unpaid carers of NDIS participants.

 

2

$20

2 x $10.00
per unit

$10

2 x $5.00
per unit

CHCSS00073 – Case Management Skill Set
CHCCSM006 Provide case management supervision
CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
CHCCSM004 Coordinate complex case requirements
CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
Eligibility: Student must be an Existing Worker in the Community Services and Health industry

  4

$20

4 x $5.00
per unit

$10

4 x $2.50
per unit

CHCSS00094 – High Support and Complex Care – Disability Skill Set
CHCDIS004 Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies
CHCDIS005 Develop and provide person-centred service responses
CHCDIS010 Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
HLTHPS007 Administer and monitor medications
Eligibility: Student must be an Existing Worker in the Disability services sector, which includes parents and unpaid carers of NDIS participants. Students must already hold a Certificate III or higher level qualification in the Community Services and Health industry.

  4

$20

4 x $5.00
per unit

$10

4 x $2.50
per unit

CHCSS00096 – Disability Work – Behaviour Support Skill Set 
CHCDIS006 Develop and promote positive person-centred behaviour supports
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
Eligibility: Student must be an Existing Worker in the Disability industry sector, which includes parents and unpaid carers of NDIS participants.

  2

$20

2 x $10.00
per unit

$10

2 x $5.00
per unit

CHCSS00098 – Individual Support – Disability Skill Set
CHCDIS001 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
Eligibility: Student must be a New or Existing Worker in the Community Services and Health Industry in a role involving provision of direct client care or support. Students must already hold a Certificate III in Individual Support (or equivalent).

  4

$20

2 x $10.00
per unit

$10

4 x $2.50
per unit

*UoC = Unit of Competency

Please note:

  • Course fees include all resources and materials.
  • Pricing is the same for both classroom delivery and external study. Class timetables subject to numbers.
  • The co-contribution fee may be paid on behalf of the student by the employer or another third party.
  • Students who do not meet the eligibility criteria for Higher Level Skills Funding, fees will be calculated at the Fee-For-Service rates.
Other Information:

Concessional Participants defined as follows:

(a) the Participant holds a Health Care concession card or Pensioner concession card issued under Commonwealth law, or is the partner or a dependant of a person who holds a Health Care concession card or Pensioner concession card, and is named on the card; or

(b) the Participant can provide an official form under Commonwealth law confirming that the Participant, his or her partner or the person of whom the Participant is a dependant, is entitled to concessions under a Health Care or Pensioner concession card; or

(c) the Participant is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person.

Additional Information: 

  • Participants will no longer be eligible for further subsidised training under the Program once they complete the Higher Level Skills qualification.
  • Participants will be required to complete the Training and Employment Survey within three months after training.
  • Participants undertaking some Qualifications are required to undertake vocational placement as it forms part of your assessment.  This will require you to work (unpaid) in a live working environment.  Duration of vocational placement will depend on your specific course requirements.
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