Mid Career Checkpoint

BUSY At Work is the contracted provider to deliver the Mid Career Checkpoint Program in the state of Queensland.

The program grants access to up to $3,000 of federal funding, where required, in the form of nationally accredited, vocational education training to each successful applicant, in order to meet their career goals.


Eligibility to the program is as follows;

  • Participant must be an Australian Citizen, permanent resident or New Zealand citizen who has been residing in Australia since before 26th February 2001.


And meet the requirements of one of the three following entry points;

  • ‘Stepping Back In’ – been away from work for the purpose of caring for a period of 6 months and are still unemployed looking to return
  • ‘Stepping Up’ – been away from work for the purpose of caring for a period of 6 months but have recently returned to work and are looking to progress or move on to new opportunities.
  • General entry – be working in a COVID affected industry (Hospitality)


Covid affected industries are as follows;

  • Accommodation and Food Services
  • Education and Training
  • Arts and Recreation Services
  • Retail Trade
  • Administrative and Support Services
  • Residential Care Services
  • Child Care Services

For more information on how to access the Mid-Career Checkpoint program, please contact the provider in your state.

NSW Provider –  Apprenticeship Support Australia (ASA)
Phone: 1300 069 156
Email: mcc@apprenticeshipsupport.com.au

Victorian Provider –  Victorian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (VCCI)
Phone:  03 8662 5210
Email: midcareercheckpoint@victorianchamber.com.au

Queensland Provider – Busy at Work
Phone: 13 BUSY (13 28 79)
Email: busy@busyatwork.com.au