Upskilling Programs


Looking for a short course to kickstart your career?

Skilling Queenslanders for Work (SQW) programs are a set of short upskilling courses that are funded and supported by the Queensland Government. These training programs are perfect for people who are unemployed or under-employed, re-entering the workforce after a little while or disadvantaged job seekers.

The training not only provides you with the skills and confidence you need to land a job, it also provides financial incentives to employers if they hire you, putting you to the top of the call back list!

Available Short Courses

Ranging from 2 to 12 weeks, BUSY At Work delivers the following Skilling Queenslanders for Work Training Courses across different regions in Queensland.

Please note: several of our projects have been delayed due to COVID-19 restrictions and therefore some dates are indicative only.

Get BUSY Trucking – Ipswich
Diesel Mechanics course for Women, commencing July 13.
Course can lead to a career in Transport/Automotive industry.
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Get BUSY on The IslandHervey Bay
Hospitality Course commencing July 2020.
Qualification can lead to work in the tourism/hospitality industry.
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Get BUSY in Construction – Kilcoy
Construction course offering paid employment while you learn – starts June 2020.
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Get BUSY Cooking – Brisbane
Start your career in commercial cooking! Starts June 2020
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Rising Stars – Certificate II in Hospitality – Brisbane CBD
Duration: 10 weeks training (theory and practical)
Commencing again in August 2020.
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BUSY Harmony Childcare – Toowoomba
12 week course commencing June/July 2020, depending on easing of social distancing restrictions.
Open to people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds who are unemployed or under-employed.
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BUSY Getting Ready for Work – Esk and Toogoolawah
Enrol at any time
Open to persons aged 15-24. 
Duration: up to 3 weeks. Employability skills training.
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Get BUSY Boating – Maritime Industry – Northern Gold Coast
Enrolling Now for a July commencement 2020 
Open to unemployed or under-employed people
Duration: 8 weeks plus work experience
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To get started with  a short course, simply fill in the contact form below and one of our friendly team members will be in touch with you soon.

This training is proudly funded and supported by the Queensland Government through its Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative. For more information about Skilling Queenslanders for Work, head to their website here.

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