Each student must pay an enrolment fee to study at Bendigo TAFE. Each student's enrolment fee may differ, depending on their individual circumstances. The enrolment fee is charged per enrolment period and consists of the three components.
Tuition fees are set by Bendigo TAFE. Rates are calculated using an hourly rate multiplied by the course hours in any one year. The actual hourly rate will vary, depending on whether the student is eligible for a government subsidy or concession.
Bendigo TAFE tuition fee schedule - 2013
|Student services and amenities fee
The student services and amenities fee is set by Bendigo TAFE and covers the cost of providing a number of student services and amenities at Bendigo TAFE and is calculated at 36 cents per enrolled course hour, per 12 month period.
The student services and amenities fee per 12 month period is a minimum of $50.00 with a maximum is $216.00 depending upon the enrolled course hours.
Materials fee covers the cost of providing goods or materials purchased by Bendigo TAFE to be used by students in the course of training.
A materials list will be provided detailing what items are required and when they need to be purchased by. Your course coordinator will provide a materials list prior to enrolment. Examples are trade tools, class materials, safety wear, uniforms, excursions and camps.
This fee varies according to the course being undertaken and there are no concession rates available.
The fees and charges outlined above are applicable only to Australian students. International students follow separate application processes and charges.
Other fees that you may be required to pay are:
- Statement of Results (pre 1986) - $20 search fee.
- Statement of Results (post 1987) - $10 per request.
- Student ID card replacement - $10.
- Certificate replacement - $30.
- Printing and photocopying – Refer to the Information for Prospective Students booklet.
Tuition, student services and amenities fees are payable in full at the time of enrolment. GST will be charged where applicable and will be detailed on each student’s official receipt. Students have a variety of options for payment of their fees and charges, including; cash, cheque, credit card, part payment plan part payment plan and direct debit.
It is the student’s responsibility to ensure all fees or debts are paid. Students with outstanding debts to Bendigo TAFE will not be permitted to re-enrol, receive a statement of results or certificates, or to graduate.
For further details on what you need to bring when you enrol, refer to Applications and Enrolment.
Students having difficulty paying enrolment fees can get advice from the student support services councellor about options that may be available.
There are options available if you need assistance with tuition fees
such as government subsidies, VET FEE-HELP, employer assistance and part payment plan.
In some circumstances, you may be eligible for a refund of fees paid to Bendigo TAFE. All applications for refund must be made in writing to Manager, Student Services and Reporting. For further details on refunds, refer to the Information for Prospective Students brochure.
This information does not apply to international students – refer to International students fees and charges.
Fee for service
Some of our courses are charged using a fixed fee for service enrolment fee which includes all three components of the enrolment fee. Where this is the case, it is clearly indicated on
the relevant course information.
The fixed fee for service course rates vary depending upon the course. There are no government subsidies, exemptions or concession rates available for these courses. Vocational education and training in schools (VETiS), short courses and courses for international students attract a fee for service enrolment fee.
Bendigo TAFE Statement of VET Tuition Assurance
Under the provisions of Schedule 1A of the Higher Education Support Act 2003 (HESA) Chapter 3 of the VET Provide Guidelines Bendigo TAFE (the First Provider) must comply with the VET Tuition Assurance requirements. This is to protect students in the event that Bendigo TAFE ceases to provide a VET course of study in which a student is enrolled.
Visit VET Tuition Assurance, including courses currently listed under this agreement for more information.
Further details on VET Tuition Assurance requirements contact TAFE Directors Australia.
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