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Certificate 3 Guarantee Program

This is a Queensland Government reform action plan for further education and training for eligible candidates. Eligible Queenslanders will be able to obtain subsidised training in one certificate level III qualification from the Department of Education, Training and Employment.

Training For Trees is an approved provider for the Certificate 3 Guarantee Program. The following nationally recognised qualifications are available through this program

AHC30810 Certificate III in Arboriculture and AHC30816 Certificate III in Arboriculture

To be eligible for the Certificate 3 Guarantee a student must:

  • not hold or be already undertaking a certificate III or higher level qualification (certificate III qualifications completed at school are not counted)
  • be 15 years of age or older
  • have finished secondary school or left school
  • Queensland resident – an Australian Citizen or permanent resident living in Queensland, or a New Zealand citizen permanently residing in Queensland.

Employment status does not matter, nor is there a minimum education requirement, but students must meet the standard entry requirements for their chosen qualification

Students should expect to contribute to the cost of training through a student co contribution fee which can be paid by the employer.


  • AHC30816
    Certificate III in Arboriculture
    Next Date: 2nd October, 2019
  • AHC50516
    Diploma of Arboriculture
    Next Date: 14th October, 2019

Short Courses

  • FWPCOT2237 & FWPCOT2239
    Maintain Chainsaw &Trim and Cut Felled Trees (Forestry)
    Next Date: 30th September, 2019
  • AHCPMG301 , AHCCHM303 , AHCCHM304 (ACDC)
    Control weeds, Prepare & apply chemicals, Transport handle & store chemicals
    Next Date: 30th September, 2019