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User Choice

Help get your workers up to speed with tailored Workplace training through an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship.

The User Choice program provides a funding contribution towards the cost of training and assessment services for eligible apprentices and trainees. Delivered in conjunction with the Commonwealth Government’s Australian Apprenticeship program, the program aims to provide funding aligned to the skill needs of industry and your business.

  • You may be eligible for User Choice if:
  • You are an apprentice or a trainee
  • You enter into a training contract for a qualification that is funded by the Queensland Government.
  • The training provider, like Educare College holds a skill assure supplier status for the nominated qualification
  • You have not previously completed a traineeship or apprenticeship.
  • You are 15 years or older, an Australian or New Zealand Citizen, or a permanent Visa holder, resident in Queensland

The User Choice program is funded by the Queensland Government, click here for further information


How to apply for User Choice funding:

Check out our range of courses to find the one that suits your career goals. Please don’t hesitate to contact us, and we will be happy to assist you.


What qualification/s do Educare College offer under User Choice?


Free apprenticeships for under 21s:

The Queensland Government will cover the full cost of training for apprentices and trainees, under the age of 21, who commence or are undertaking a priority apprenticeship or traineeship qualification from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2023. See here.

Free training for Year 12 graduates

For high priority qualifications, the Queensland Government covers the full costs of training for eligible year 12 graduates in selected apprenticeships, traineeships and other training courses. See here.

Student Co-Contribution Fees: 

Subsidised traineeship/apprenticeship requires the payment of student contribution fees for each unit of competency included in the Training Plan. Given each training plan is unique, a formal Employer Agreement containing details of these costs will be provided for consideration and approval prior to entering into a Traineeship/Apprenticeship program.

Employer incentives are available for some qualifications. Please see here for any incentives that may be available to you.

Concession rates apply to those holding a Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card or is the partner or a dependant of a person who holds a Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, and is named on that card, or where payment of the co-contribution fee would cause the apprentice/trainee extreme financial hardship.

There are no additional costs to the trainee or employer apart from those outlined within the individually prepared Employer Agreement.

Studying Student

Do you find yourself being passionate with a strong desire to help and provide care services to people?

Get in touch immediately with Educare college admin enrolment teams to study and be taught by our qualified and highly industry experienced trainers.