Eligibility: SAGT

Axxis IQ (Axxis Industry Qualifications) is proud to work in conjunction with Construction Skills Queensland in the provision of heavily subsidised qualifications. Eligibility requirements apply. 

Eligibility rules can be quite confusing and most find it productive to contact Axxis IQ on 07 3142 0610 to discuss their personal situation.

For the purposes of eligibility under the CSQ Program Agreement, ALL participants MUST meet the following criteria:

Eligibility: Skills Assessment & Gap Training (SAGT)

  • (a)   An Australian or New Zealand citizen OR permanent resident OR A Visa holder with permission to work and study in Australia, and 
  • (b)   Employed in the Queensland building and construction industry as described below
  • (c)    Must be able to demonstrate RPL in 70% or more of the competencies, only 50% of which (ie of the 70%) can be Credit Transfers.
  • (d)   Must not be enrolled, undertaking, or have completed a HQ program  between 01/10/2022 – 30/09/2024.

and MUST NOT be:

  1. Employees of an Authority or Employees of other industries as listed below, or
  2. not currently enrolled, undertaking or have completed a Higher Qualifications program between 01/10/2022 – 30/09/2024.  The total number of HQ that I can enrol in between this term is one (1).  Exception applies for Certificate III in Waterproofing between 01/10/2022 – 30/09/2024, or
  3. not already hold a previous Certificate III qualification (with the exception of Certificate III in Waterproofing between 01/10/2022 – 30/09/2024), as this would make me ineligible for SAGT, or
  4. Consultants, Supply Chain workers, or
  5. Council workers not engaged in building and Construction work outlined below, or
  6. Apprentices and Trainees including School Based Apprentices and Trainees not in a CSQ designated Apprenticeship/Traineeship and Skilling Queenslanders for Work Trainees
  7. Already funded by an Authority or other such source for delivery of the same training: which includes “fee-Free TAFE” and Federal, State and Local Government funding
  8. International Students
  9. RTO employees or contracted trainers and assessors
  10. Participants seeking verification of competency
  11. Currently enrolled and participating in a school program
  12. Not using this program to upgrade to the current version of the qualification
  13. Participants excluded under the program rules which includes the program limitations, as described on CSQ website

The right to work in Australia means holding one or more of the following:

   1.   A current green Medicare Card (or providing a current MyGov Medicare snapshot)
   2.   An Australian or New Zealand Birth Certificate or extract (not a commemorative certificate)
   3.   A valid Visa with relevant permission to work (this does not include international student visas)
   4.   An Australian or New Zealand Passport (up to 6-months after expiry)
   5.  Australian Citizenship Certificate

Eligible ParticipantsEmployees and Self-employed workers, substantially engaged, in the Queensland residential building and construction industry doing:

  •  – renovations and extensions of residential and commercial buildings
  •  – installation services for interiors of residential and commercial buildings in associated trades; electrical, plumbing, flooring etc.

Employed and Self-employed in the Queensland civil construction industry doing:

  •  – land development and site preparation for the purpose of construction
  •  – works on a CSQ designated Major Project – construction of infrastructure


Working on a CSQ designated Major Project and nominated for training by the authorised representative.

Unemployed workers (not greater than 4 years) who would otherwise meet the requirements as listed.

Workers employed by the following government entities or corporation are NOT eligible for CSQ programs.

State or Government Departments (excluding local councils)

Government owned Corporations including but not limited to:

  • CS Energy Ltd CleanCo Queensland Powerlink Queensland
  • Energy Queensland – Ergon; Energex
  • Far North Queensland Ports Corporation Ltd (Ports North)
  • Gladstone Ports Corporation Ltd
  • North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation Ltd Port of Townsville Ltd
  • Stanwell Corporation Ltd QIC Ltd

Statutory bodied including but not limited to:

Queensland Rail;
Seqwater; Urban Utilites; Unity Water
Jobs Queensland.

Commonwealth Government Departments and agencies including but not limited to: 

  • Australian Army
  • Royal Australian Air Force Royal Australian Navy

Commonwealth Companies (including but not limited to)

  • Australian Naval Infrastructure Pty Ltd Australian Rail Track Corporation Ltd NBN Co Ltd
  • Australian Universities Mt Isa Mines

Corporate Commonwealth Entities (including but not limited to)

  • Australia Post
  • Defence Housing Australia

Call us today on 07 3142 0610 to speak with an Axxis Training Consultant


Axxis IQ acknowledges the traditional owners of the lands upon which we work and pays respect to elders past, present and emerging.

Axxis Project Training Pty. Ltd. 

Accredited Provider No. 41392   

Office Hours: (07) 3142 0610

After Hours: 0421 072 276

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