Funding is available for the Teacher of Swimming & Water Safety skill set (SISSS00112) through the Queensland Government's Higher Level Skills Program.

What is the Higher Level Skills Program?

The Higher Level Skills Program provides a government subsidy to support eligible individuals to complete Certificate IV level and above qualifications or priority skill sets. The aim is to assist people to gain the higher level skills required to secure employment, career advancement or transition to university in priority industries.

AUSTSWIM is an approved Queensland Government Skills Assured Supplier to deliver publicly funded training and assessment.  

Am I eligible?

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

  • permanently reside in Queensland.
  • be an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent resident, temporary resident with necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand Citizen.
  • be aged 16 years or over, and no longer at school.
  • not hold, and are not currently enrolled in a certificate IV or higher qualification, not including qualifications completed at school.
  • be an existing worker within the aquatic, education or sport sectors

How much will it cost?

  • A student co-contribution fee is required for all qualifications.
    Non-concessional candidate fee $130/$32.50 per unit of competency
    Concessional candidate fee $90/$22.50 per unit of competency

How do I enrol?

Complete and return the enrolment form and supporting information.  Once eligibility has been confirmed you will receive a confirmation email with further information.
Download QLD- SAS Enrolment Form Here QLD Enrolment Form - SAS


Please contact AUSTSWIM on 1300 885 666 for further details.

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