Pathway Courses

CQUniversity's pathway courses support and assist you in developing the skills and confidence needed for further education. If you are returning to work after some time away, looking to meet pre-requisite subjects or need some additional support to gain the confidence and skills to undertake further study, our pathway courses are a great option.

The Start Uni Now (SUN) initiative and Start TAFE Now (STN) program allows year 11 and 12 students to study CQUniversity courses, while still in high school. You can enrol in a range of undergraduate units or TAFE courses and combine them with your regular high school work.

Our Skills for Tertiary Education Preparatory Studies (STEPS) is a great pathway to gain entry to and excel in higher education. Our STEPS course equips you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to undertake university study.


There are 3 courses in total.
  • Depending on pre-assessment outcomes, Apprentices and Trainees will undertake one or two...
  • Level 1: Certificate I
  • Online
  • Domestic
  • The full course is typically delivered over a twenty (24) week period;...
  • Level 2: Certificate II
  • Online
  • Domestic
  • 0.5 years full-time, 1 years part-time
  • Unknown
  • 7 Locations
    • Brisbane
    • Bundaberg
    • Cairns
    • Gladstone
    • Mackay
    • Rockhampton
    • Townsville
    and Online
  • Domestic