funded / subsidised
training programs

As a Skills Assure Supplier Paramount Adventure Centres RTO #30870 is approved to deliver training funded/subsidised by the Queensland Government under the VET Investment plan.

The VET Investment plan is the Queensland Government’s investment into the Vocational Education and Training sector which supports those who are unemployed or seeking a step up, to start on the pathway to a brighter future, and ensures that Queenslanders continue to have access to quality, supportive, and affordable training that meets the ongoing needs of both individuals and employers.

Student eligibility criteria applies to all funded programs. For some subsidised training students are also required to make a contribution towards the cost.

For further information contact Paramount Adventure Centres or visit the Department of Youth Justice, Employment, Small Business and Training website links for the different funding programs provided below:-

Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETiS): *NO COST for eligible students.

The Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETiS) program is available to Queensland secondary school students enrolled in Grades 10, 11 or 12 and may provide credit towards the Queensland Certificate of Education.

You can undertake VET at school:

  • as part of your school studies—delivered and resourced by a school registered training organisation
  • by enrolling in a qualification with an external registered training organisation – funded either by the Department of Youth Justice, Employment, Small Business and Training and Training’s VET investment budget or through fee-for-service arrangements i.e. where the student or parent pays for the qualification.
  • as a school-based apprentice or trainee.

Certificate 3 Guarantee: *Student co-contribution fees apply

The Certificate 3 Guarantee supports eligible individuals to complete their first post-school certificate III level qualification and increase their skills to move into employment, re-enter the workforce or advance their career.

The program also supports school students to access training and Queensland’s Year 12 graduates to transition to employment by providing free training in high priority qualifications.

Higher Level Skills: *Student co -contribution fees apply

The Higher Level Skills program provides a government subsidy in selected certificate IV or above qualifications and priority skill sets to help eligible individuals gain the higher level skills required to secure employment or career advancement in a priority industry.

User Choice:

The User Choice program provides public funding for the delivery of accredited, entry level training to apprentices and trainees.  User Choice is a national policy that allows employers, apprentices, or trainees to select the RTO of their choice to deliver the training component of their apprenticeship or traineeship.