Our training programs are designed around skills in demand in the economy and we regularly engage with employers to find out what skills they require to help you access these jobs.

Our programs generally include nationally recognised qualifications but we also include personal development and life skills components to connect with job seekers and help them break through the barriers that have been holding them back from employment.

We also offer Fee for Service training for all our courses. Contact us today to enquire about our Fee for Service training delivery.

Our nationally recognised qualifications span over various industries:

  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Aged Care, Disability Support and Community Care
  • Retail
  • Horticulture, Landscaping and Conservation and Land Management
  • Construction
  • Core Skill Development

Click here to view our scope of registration.

Skilling Queenslanders for Work

As a Community Based Organisation (CBO), Challenge Employment and Training partner with select Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) to deliver projects that respond to the needs of local jobseekers and employment opportunities in their area.


User Choice training is delivered to currently employed trainees or apprentices. You are required to pay a co-contribution fee which may be paid by the employer on your behalf.

Certificate 3 Guarantee

The Certificate 3 Guarantee program is part of the Qld Government VET investment strategy, assisting Queenslanders without a Certificate III or higher level qualification to complete a nationally recognised Certificate III level qualification.

Higher Level Skills Program

The Higher Level Skills program provide eligible individuals with access to a subsidised training place in selected certificate IV level and above qualifications or priority skill sets, to secure employment or transition to university.

Forklift Licensing & Industry Short Courses

We have partnered with Blueprint Employment and Training (RTO number: 31248) to deliver forklift licensing and industry short courses at our Collingwood Park campus. We deliver a range of options to suit both individuals and companies.


Year 12 graduates can access one Year 12 fee-free training place in high priority areas to start training within one year of leaving school. This training is funded by the Queensland Department of Education, Training and Employment.

Year 12 Fee Free Programs

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support
AHC30716 Certificate III in Horticulture
AHC30916 Certificate III in Landscape Construction – Apprenticeship
AHC31016 Certificate III in Parks and Gardens – Apprenticeship
AHC31116 Certificate III in Production Nursery – Apprenticeship

Express your interest for any of these programs HERE. 


Are you interested in finding out more information about our courses or want to talk to someone about your training options? Then contact us today! You can contact us VIA the button below.

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