JobTrainer Fund

The JobTrainer Fund targets areas hit hardest by COVID-19 - allowing school-leavers, young people and job seekers to fill existing skills needs or retrain in growth areas. ​

Eligibility criteria: 

To be eligible to participate in the program, you must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • permanently reside in Queensland; and

  • be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen; and

  • have finished school or no longer be at school (including home schooled); and

  • not be enrolled in training (includes vocational education and training (VET) and higher education courses); and

  • any previously completed qualifications were not funded as part of this program (under the JobTrainer Fund); and

  • either be a (i) Job seeker OR (ii) School leaver/Young person as defined below,​

    • Job seeker means an individual aged 15 years or older who is:

    • out of work; or

    • in receipt of income support payments.

    • School leaver or young person means an individual who is aged 17 to 24 years, regardless of employment status.

Training is proudly delivered by DIVTEC Training and Further Education and is a jointly funded initiative of the Australian and Queensland Governments. 

You will be asked to provide evidence of meeting eligibility criteria as part of your enrolment application. You can see these criteria below. For more information, download the school leaver and job seeker fact sheet