The TPEW Program targets workers with relevant industry experience who have had previous opportunities in gaining formal training or recognised trade qualifications.

It is a requirement of this program that a candidate will enter into a full qualification pathway if they can provide Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) evidence for at minimum of 20 per cent of the units of competency in the qualification.



CPC30620 Certificate III in Painting and Decorating

CPC303132 Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling


MEM30219 Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade

MEM30319 Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade

MEM31419 Certificate III in Engineering – Fixed and Mobile Plant Mechanic

MEM40119 Certificate IV in Engineering

Student Eligibility 

At the time of enrolment in a trade-related full qualification the student must be a person who:

  • is at least 21 years of age and over,
  • has at least 2 years of work experience in the occupation/trade that relates to the qualification they will be undertaking (which should be equivalent to 20 per cent of recognition of prior learning for the units of competency in the qualification), 
  • is currently working in the relevant industry – or have worked within the industry in the past 5 years – that relates to the trade qualification they will be undertaking.

Student Fees

Please contact our office for details


Construction Skills Queensland is an independent, not-for-profit, industry-funded body supporting employers, workers, apprentices, trainees and career seekers in the building and construction industry.

If you’re considering upskilling in construction, you may be eligible for CSQ funding. Where CSQ funding doesn’t cover the full cost of the program, a student contribution will be required for the remaining course fees.

Gimbal Construction currently has available the following CSQ Funding

Short Courses: Building

BSBESB402 Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures. 

CSQ Funded: $360 Student Contribution: $30

Skills Assessment and Gap Training: Building

CPC30620 Certificate III in Painting and Decorating

CPC31220 Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining

CPC31320 Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling

MSF30422 Certificate III in Glass and Glazing

MSF30322 Certificate III in Cabinetmaking and Timber Technology


Darling Downs -Toowoomba, Far North, Gold Coast, Greater Brisbane, Mackay Whitsundays, Sunshine Coast, Wide Bay

CSQ Funded: $1500 plus $400 per gap unit trained Student Contribution: $750 or $1,500 for MSF30422 Certificate III in Glass and Glazing

Higher Level Skills Training (HLS): Building

The higher-level skills qualification on offer was designed to be used if you are wanting to gain a QBCC Builders or Restricted Builders Licence. It can also be used to upskill for a para-professional role in the Building and Construction industry. 

CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

CSQ Funded: Up to $5670 (pending RPL units) Student Contribution: $950

Participant Eligibility

For the purposes of eligibility, participants under this agreement must meet the following criteria: a) an Australian or New Zealand citizen; or b) a permanent resident of Australia; or c) a visa holder with relevant permission to work. AND MUST: a) be permanently employed in Queensland. Please note eligibility requirements below are specific to the qualifications you wish to undertake in. Contact our team to confirm your eligibility

  • An Eligible Worker: Permanently employed in Queensland within the Building and Construction Industry
  • Self-employed
  • An Unemployed eligible worker (unemployed for a period not greater than 4 years who would otherwise meet the requirements of an Eligible Worker)

To check your eligibility and learn more phone our office today on 07 55228866


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