Free TAFE for under 25s

Free training is available to eligible Queenslanders in 26 priority certificate III qualifications available at TAFE Queensland and Central Queensland University.

This program is an extension to the former Free TAFE for Year 12 graduates program.

To find out more on the courses available visit the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training website.


You can access free TAFE if you:

  • are aged under 25 years at the point of enrolment and not in school
  • permanently reside in Queensland
  • be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen
  • must not hold, and not be enrolled in, a certificate III or higher-level qualification, not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training.

More information

Visit the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training website.

Contact us

For training information phone 1300 369 935 or email

For apprenticeships and traineeships information phone 1800 210 210 or email

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