Schedule 3 – Participant Eligibility
For the purposes of eligibility, under this Agreement, all Participants under the Program must meet the following criteria:
- Eligible Participant means:
(a) an Australian or New Zealand citizen; or
(b) a permanent resident of Australia; or
(c) a refugee and humanitarian visa holder.
(d) permanently reside in Queensland; or
(e) be permanently employed in Queensland.
AND MUST NOT BE:
(f) an Employee of any Authority (excluding employees of an Indigenous Council that is a Principal Contractor);
(g) currently enrolled and participating in a Queensland secondary school program (excluding a school based Apprentice or Trainee);
(h) a contracted trainer or assessor or existing worker of an RTO;
(i) previously funded under this Program in the same Contract Term;
(j) funded by an Authority or such other source for delivery of the same Training being undertaken as part of this Program;
(k) those Participants seeking a Verification of Competency (or Determination of Competency) services under this Agreement; or
(l) other individuals that do not meet Participant Eligibility as prescribed in Item 1 of Schedule 3.
- In addition to Item 1, for the purpose of eligibility for Higher Level Skills – General Construction Participants must be:
(a) an Eligible Worker, including relevant clerical, administration and professional staff whose employer is part of the building and construction industry; or
(b) an Unemployed Eligible Worker.
AND MUST NOT BE:
(c) eligible under the Apprentice Advance Plus.
An Eligible Worker has the same meaning as the Building and Construction Industry (Portable Long Services Leave) Act 1991 (Qld) as amended from time to time.
An Unemployed Eligible Worker is a person who has been unemployed for a period of not greater than 4 years that would otherwise meet the requirements of an Eligible Worker.