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C3G Plus

Certificate 3 Guarantee Plus (C3G Plus) funding is funding attached to the Back to Work Revitalised program. This funding is not the same as C3G Boost and is subject to different eligibility criteria and a new application process.

C3G Plus will provide eligible jobseekers with a true second chance* “second chance” at accessing subsidised training aligned with local jobs.


C3G Plus eligibility 

Target cohorts:  young people (15-24 years), long term unemployed people (unemployed for 52 weeks or more), Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with a disability, mature aged people (aged 45 years and over), and women.

Eligible regions: Central QLD, Far North QLD, North QLD, North West QLD, South East QLD (North), South East QLD (South), South West QLD, Whitsundays/Mackay/Isaac, Wide Bay Burnett.

Eligible employment statuses: Unemployed people and those at-risk of losing employment.



If you would like to speak with a Jobseeker Officer in your area to talk about your options, complete the online application form by following the instructions and a Jobseeker Officer will give you a call to discuss your individualised options.

Back to Work Pre-Screening Application Form

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 (Regional) applications is 7 days and (South East Queensland) applications 10 days from date of submission. 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 Boost 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 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.

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