How much study can I get fees-free?

If you’re eligible you can get fees covered for the equivalent of one year’s provider-based study or two years’ industry training.

What sorts of fees will be covered by fees-free?

Provider-based study

The fees-free policy for tertiary study will pay for:

  • tuition fees
  • compulsory course-related fees, and
  • compulsory student services fees.

You may be asked to pay other optional and occasional fees such as students’ association and club memberships, some course materials, and late fees.

Industry training

The fees-free policy covers up to 24 months of fees paid by eligible trainees and apprentices and their employers for training and assessment.

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