I started Fees Free study/training in a previous year and I’m continuing in 2024. Do I need to re-check my eligibility?

If you’re changing education types – yes. For example, if you did work-based learning in 2023 and want to do eligible provider-based study in 2024, you need to check your eligibility against the provider-based criteria for 2024. This is because the eligibility criteria for provider-based and work-based learning are different.

If you’re doing the same type of education – no. For example, if you’re doing eligible provider-based study in 2023 and are continuing this in 2024, you don’t need to check your eligibility again.

If you’re not sure whether you need to re-check your eligibility for 2024, please contact us at 0800 601 301 or [email protected].

Note that you’ll only be able to continue accessing Fees Free in 2024 if you have not already used your full entitlement. For more information, see:

If I did less than $12,000 worth of study in my first year of study, can I carry the rest over to another year?

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