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Certificate 3 Guarantee

Thinking of studying a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care with us? 

You may be eligible for subsidised fees under the Certificate 3 Guarantee program.

The Certificate 3 Guarantee is a Queensland Government initiative that supports eligible individuals to complete their first post-school Certificate III level qualification, in order to increase their skills and employment opportunities. This support is in the form of subsidised training fees.

The Certificate 3 Guarantee also supports Queensland’s Year 12 graduates to transition to employment by providing fee-free training in high priority qualifications.

Are you eligible?

To be able to access the Certificate 3 Guarantee, you must meet the following criteria:

  • no longer be at school (with the exception of VET in Schools students)
  • aged 15 years or older
  • be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident (including humanitarian entrants), or a temporary resident with the necessary visa and on the pathway to permanent residency
  • not hold or be currently undertaking a Certificate III or higher level qualification (not including qualifications undertaken while still at secondary school)

What courses are available?

A Certificate 3 Guarantee subsidy is available for the following Kath Dickson Institute course:

CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

What will it cost?

If you are eligible for the Certificate 3 Guarantee and choose to study with us, the subsidy will be paid by the Department of Education and Training directly to the Kath Dickson Institute. You will be required to pay the gap between the full fee and and the subsidy.

Your co-contribution fee, payable to the Kath Dickson Institute, is as follows.

CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (Certificate 3 Guarantee)

Total units: 18 units (15 core units and 3 elective units)
Full fee: $15.00 per unit
Concession fee: $6.00 per unit

Want to know more?

Contact us to discuss your specific circumstances and the subsidy you may be eligible for.

Find out more about Queensland Government subsidies and incentives in general.

The Kath Dickson Institute operates in accordance with the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011, Standards for RTO’s 2015 and is a pre-qualified supplier for the User Choice and Vet Investment programs for Queensland Government. 
National Provider Code 5394.