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FNQVI July 2019 Newsletter

VQ Training – Cert IV in Coordination of Volunteer Programs

CertIV Coordination of volunteer programs Course_Cairns_2019 (click here for the pdf)

Volunteering Queensland is coming to Cairns in 2019 to deliver the Cert IV in Coordination of volunteer programs.

 If you currently hold a position where you are coordinating volunteers, consider this as a fantastic way to improve your professional capacity

whilst networking with others and learning from Queensland’s Peak Body for volunteering, Volunteering Queensland.


Delivered by Volunteering Queensland (RTO #6020), this qualification is appropriate for workers who are responsible for the coordination of volunteers within a program or organisation. This is an accelerated training course suitable for experienced workers in many industry sectors including community work, health, arts, emergency services, sport, recreation, parks, heritage, libraries and museums; and local government employees.

The training is undertaken with a blended approach including self-paced learning, research, workshops and assessment.

This course requires you to:

  • Undertake self-paced learning and research with the assistance of resources and support from Volunteering Queensland Trainers
  • Attend four (4) compulsory three day face-to-face workshops where activities and discussion focus on each of the Clusters. Units are clustered to reflect real industry processes and outcomes and contribute toward your overall assessment of competency
  • Undertake assessment, some of which is within a workplace and involving coordinating volunteers.

Your Trainers and Assessors will provide support to participants in various forms including via email, phone, face to face (if practical) and web based tutorials as required.

Course fee

  • $3,135 (inc. GST) Full fee
  • If you are eligible for Higher Level Skills Subsidy fees will be:
    • $1,835.50 (inc. GST) Non-concessional co-contribution fee*
    • $1,445.65 (inc. GST) Concessional co-contribution fee*

Higher Level Skills Subsidy available. The Higher Level Skills program provides a government subsidy to support eligible individuals complete Certificate IV level and above qualifications or priority skill sets. The aim is to assist people to gain the higher level skills required to secure employment, career advancement or transition to university in priority industries. Please read the Department of Education and Training Student Fact Sheet here.

* Proof of concessional eligibility is required

* Must not have previously accessed Higher Level Skills Subsidy

An initial payment of $750 is to be paid at time of enrolment. Remaining balance will be invoiced post commencement of training. Payment plans can be negotiated to accommodate organisational and personal needs.

To find out more on the eligibility of for this subsidy and subsequent information in relation to this course go online volunteeringqld.org.au/training/accredited-training

Register for the course

If you wish to do this course, and feel you can meet all the requirements to do the training and assessment as outlined, please contact Volunteering Queensland’s Sector Development team in the steps below:

  1. Register your Expression of Interest at https://volunteeringqld.org.au/training/accredited-training
  2. If you already registered your EOI, contact the team at and notify of them of your continued interest
  3. Be prepared for a call from the team to discuss your suitability and enrolment.

For more information, please go to our website and read further.. https://volunteeringqld.org.au/training/accredited-training. Please note, some information is referencing the Brisbane Course and may be slightly different to this regionally based course













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