C3G Plus provides eligible jobseekers and those at risk of unemployment an opportunity for a true “second chance” at accessing subsidised training aligned with local jobs.
The Certificate 3 Guarantee supports eligible individuals to complete their first post-school certificate III qualification.
The Back to Work Certificate 3 Guarantee program provides a unique opportunity for Queensland jobseekers and those at risk of unemployment, who also identify in one of the eligible groups to gain a true “second chance” qualification aligned with local job opportunities. This support aims to increase students employability skills and equip individuals with the skills to gain and maintain long-term employment.
C3G Plus eligibility
Certificate 3 Guarantee supports Queensland jobseekers and those at risk of unemployment, who identify with one or more of the following eligible groups:
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples;
- people with disability; or
- long-term unemployed people (unemployed for 52 weeks or longer)
- Young peeple aged between 15 and 24 (who have left or completed school)
- Mature Aged People (aged 45 years and over)
If you would like to apply for Jobseeker Support Pool, please click on the below link to commence the online application process and moniter for your emails for the next steps.
Back to Work Application Process
Please note the following important information:
Only the jobseeker can lodge their application, as the form contains elements of consent that only the funding applicant can agree/not agree to. A referral party must not lodge the application on somebody else's behalf. Applications that are found to have been completed by a third party will not be accepted.
The standard processing time for Back to Work applications is 7 days. Processing times may extend where additional evidence is requested from a jobseeker to support their application or if contact cannot be obtained with the applicant.
Please monitor your email inbox and mobile phone during this period for correspondence.
The career and training assessment interview is conducted via telephone by a Back to Work Jobseeker Officer, and is required in order to determine your eligibility for C3G Plus funding under the Back to Work program. The interview can take up to 30 minutes.
Only 3 attempts at contact will be made by a Back to Work Jobseeker Officer, after which it will be assumed that you do not wish to proceed with your application and your file will be closed out.
If you have a confirmed course start date that is within the standard processing times email the BTW team on firstname.lastname@example.org to flag your application as urgent, however this is not a guarantee that your application will be assessed by your requested date. Due to the high volume of applications we receive and the number of applications that are flagged as urgent, we are not always able to accommodate urgent requests.
We recommend that all applicants wishing to access C3G Plus funding submit their applications a minimum of 6 weeks prior to start of study, to allow for the standard application processing time and the possibility of additional time required for you to provide evidence to support an eligibility decision.
Back to Work Jobseeker Assistance – Suppliers Expression of Interest
Back to Work is seeking expressions of interest from eligible training providers who offer short courses across a range of study areas to become preferred suppliers for Back to Work funded programs.
Jobseeker Support Pool
The Jobseeker Support Pool supports Queensland adults 25 years and over and aims to increase jobseekers' employability skills and equip individuals with the skills to gain and maintain long-term employment.
The Back To Work Team is providing opportunities and a range of intensive support to young people (15-24 years), long term unemployed people, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with a disability.
Enterprise skills for youth
The Back To Work Youth Team is providing a unique opportunity for youth aged between 15 and 24 years to access additional funds for short courses and support services for eligible youth applications.
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