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Skills Assure Queensland Government Funding

Monarch Institute has funding available under the Higher Level Skills Program for eligible Queensland students.

The funding is not a loan; unlike other government funding, like HELP loans, you won’t have to pay it back. Funding is from the Queensland Government for the course:

You can access the Queensland Government factsheet here for more details on the funding.

Time commitment

It is recommended that you are able to commit to 10 hours of study per week in order to successfully complete this qualification.


You must meet all five criteria below:

  1. Are you a citizen or a permanent resident?  
  • Australian citizen
  • Australian permanent resident (PR) i.e. holder of a permanent visa (includes humanitarian entrant)
  • Temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency
  • holder of a Special Category Visa (sub-class 444, New Zealand citizen)
  1. Are you living in Queensland permanently?

  2. Are you aged 15 years or older?

  3. No longer at school

  4. Do you hold less than a Certificate IV or higher-level qualification?

That is, you must not hold, and not be enrolled in, a Certificate IV or higher-level qualification, not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training.

Case study

Jessica is an Australian citizen, lives in Queensland and has already completed a Certificate III level qualification from an Australian TAFE. Therefore, she is eligible to study a Queensland Government subsidised Certificate IV qualification. If she had however completed (or was currently enrolled) in a Certificate IV qualification, she would not be eligible.

What is the co-contribution fee of the Government funded course?

$1,495   –  FNS40222 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

$1,295*  – FNS40222  Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping (Concession only)

$1,495   –  FNS50222 Diploma of Accounting

$1,295*   –  FNS50222 Diploma of Accounting (Concession only)

If you meet any of these conditions you may be eligible for the concession:

  • you have a Health Care or Pension Card (or are the dependant or partner of a person who holds one of these and you are named on the card);
  • you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander;
  • you have a disability;
  • you are an adult prisoner.

You must submit a certified copy of the Health Care or Pension card along with your enrolment application. Evidence is also required for the other concession categories. Speak to a course consultant for more information.

Please refer to Monarch’s Student Information Guide for information on our Fees, Charges and Refund Policy and our Complaints and Appeals Policy and information on all student services and amenities.

Please note that accessing this funding could impact access to further government subsidised training.

Eligibility form

Queensland Government Funding Eligibility Form

Get in touch with one of Monarch Institute’s friendly Course Consultants on 1300 738 955 if you have any questions.

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