The Queensland Government’s ‘VET Investment Programs” provides eligible Queenslanders access to government subsidised training.

The following key programs are part of the VET Investment Programs

You can check your potential eligibility for Queensland Subsidised Training, such as Certificate 3 Guarantee, Higher Level Skills, an Apprenticeship or Traineeship or Skilling Queenslanders for Work by using the Queensland Skills Gateway Eligibility Check Tool

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for the Higher Level Skills Program a participant must:

  • Be aged 15 years or above and no longer at school
  • 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
  • Not hold, and not be enrolled in, a certificate IV or higher-level qualification. However, if completed while at secondary school is acceptable (Evidence will need to be supplied)
  • Please note – For enrolments into Certificate IV in Hospitality students must be an existing worker in the Tourism and Hospitality industry and provide proof of employment upon enrolment

For subsidised training in higher level skills, eligibility may have further restrictions for certain qualifications


If you have an overseas qualification you should read the Certificate 3 Guarantee FAQs.


A concession may apply to certain participants;

  1. Hold a current Health Care or Pensioner Concession Card issued under Commonwealth law, or is the partner or a dependant of a person who holds a current Health Care or Pensioner Concession Card and is named on the card
  2. Able to provide the PQS with an official form under Commonwealth law confirming that the student, their partner or the person of whom the student is a dependant is entitled to concessions under a Health Care or Pensioner Concession Card
  3. Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander – Self Indication on Enrolment Form Required
  4. School students who are enrolling into a VETiS program (may include young people in detention)
  5. Participants with a disability – Pensioner concession card or other documentation verifying disability to be provided
  6. An Adult Prisoner


  • Co-Contribution Fees apply to all students who enroll into a Higher Level Skills funded program
    • The amount payable is determined by Axiom College and calculated per unit.
    • No fee is payable on units that have been resulted as  “Credit Transfer” from previous study
    • Payment of co-contribution fees will be calculated per unit on the individual training plan, and invoiced at the time of enrolment.
      • Students may choose to pay for all units on enrolment, or on commencement of each unit
  • CLICK HERE to view the co-contribution fees for Certificate 3 Guarantee & Higher Level Skills funded qualifications (at the per unit level)
  • REFUNDS – Upon notification of cancellation of a Learner’s enrollment into a Certificate 3 Guarantee or Higher Level Skills Program Axiom College provides refunds for student co-contribution fees charged for units of competency that have not been completed at the time of cancellation of enrolment to the payee.
    • Axiom College will provide 100% refunds to Learners for Co-Contribution fees charged for units of competency where training delivery has not commenced at the time of cancellation of enrolment
    • Axiom College will not provide a refund to Learners for Co-Contribution fees charged for units of competency where training delivery has commenced at the time of the cancellation of enrolment
  • Click here to view our Fees and Charges Policy and Refund Policy Documents

The only exceptions to the fee condition are:

  • VETiS students — this training is provided fee-free to students with any additional costs met by the school
  • Foundation skills — this training can be provided fee-free to students, as determined by the RTO


  • Face to Face Classes
  • Online Portal Access to Resources
  • Blended Delivery


Please enrol ONLINE or contact Axiom College at [email protected] or call 1800 114 419


For a student fact sheet relating to Higher Level Skills, please click here
For more information relating to VETiS , please click here
For a student fact sheet relating to Certificate 3 Guarantee, please click here



  • Before you commit to accepting any subsidised training be aware that you may preclude yourself from any future subsidised training. If you have any concerns please discuss this with Axiom College.
  • You will be required to complete a student training and employment survey within 3 months of completing or discontinuing your qualification.

Some Student Feedback

Why Choose Axiom College?


Our collection of nationally recognised qualifications and professional skills short courses are designed to provide you with the best training to meet today's tough industry expectations. We work with industry professionals to develop each of our courses to ensure the highest standards for both training materials and delivery. A course with Axiom College will prepare you for the real world.


Driving our course delivery is our team of industry experienced trainers and training partners. We believe in employing industry experts to deliver our courses which is why you can expect to learn from people who have been there and done it. They can offer you real advice, real insight and real knowledge about what to expect when you get into the workforce. To be the best you need to learn from the best.


Our courses have been tailored to suit a range of delivery requirements. Flexible delivery options such as class (face to face) online or correspondence will enable you to study where you want, when you want. Our online student portal will provide you with the tools and materials required to complete your studies from home, work or out an about. Live your busy life and succeed in your studies with Axiom College.

Our trainers all have industry currency which means they have recent and relevant industry experience. With real life stories and experiences to share, our qualifications come to life providing useful industry insight. Axiom College’s continuous improvement policy has seen our programs develop beyond the assessment outcomes to include meaningful industry connections.

School-based Apprenticeships & Traineeships provide senior secondary school students with hands-on industry experience as they complete a nationally recognised qualification – which attracts QCE points – while undertaking their senior school certificate. It is also a valuable addition to a resume.

Since 1994 Axiom College, a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), has provided quality training outcomes that are current, flexible, convenient and future ready. Our nationally recognised qualifications and industry respected short courses can be delivered in class, online, in the workplace or at school. Our skilled trainers bring our courses to life with recent relevant industry experience, blending learning outcomes with sought after skills for the real world.


Assessment will only be carried out for accredited training where a qualification, statement of attainment or licence may be issued.

Assessment will be carried out on the submission of completed unit/s of competency. Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at Axiom College, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Assessment evidence submitted by the student will be marked and feedback given advising whether the evidence is satisfactory (successful) or unsatisfactory (unsuccessful). Additional feedback may be provided as required. All evidence is retained by Axiom College.


Students can submit completed assessments for marking through the online student portal or by handing to an Axiom College Trainer during face to face training.


The Student Support Centre aims to deliver an integrated professional service to all students and employers. This is achieved by providing quality customer service to enhance the overall learning experience.

The Support team provides support, guidance and advice to learners and employers for any queries or online technical issues they may encounter.

[email protected] for existing students and employer.


If you are looking for more information or you are ready to go ahead and begin training with Axiom College then please contact us via one of the following methods.

1800 114 419
for general enquiries

1800 029 466
for current students

[email protected]
for all email general enquiries

[email protected]
for existing students and employers.


Since 1994, Axiom College a Supervising Registered Training Organisation (RTO), has provided skilling solutions and training through our Nationally Recognised Certificate to Diploma courses, as well as numerous short courses relevant to each key area of business. Our clients include people from government, private sector, community organisations as well as members of the general public.



18 Mayneview Street
Milton QLD 4064

Postal Address
PO Box 1041
Milton QLD 4064

P: 1800 114 419
E: [email protected]

Hervey Bay

4/59 Torquay Road
Pialba QLD 4655

Postal Address
4/59 Torquay Road
Pialba QLD 4655

P: (07) 3510 8060
E: [email protected]


14 Denham St
Rockhampton QLD 4700

Postal Address
14 Denham St
Rockhampton QLD 4700

P: (07) 3510 8070
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Unit 1, 13 Wellington St
Mackay QLD 4740

Postal Address
Unit 1, 13 Wellington St
Mackay QLD 4740

P: (07) 3510 8080
E: [email protected]

ABN: 89 158 511 927, P: 1800 114 419, national provider number 40489