Get Financial Help

Financial support is available to help you meet the costs of your training. You may also be able to get a training fee concession or waiver

VET student loans

VET student loans provide financial help if you're studying. The loan program commenced on 1 January 2017, replacing the previous VET FEE‑HELP scheme. They are run by the Commonwealth Government.

To find out if you are eligible, see: VET Student Loans

Government subsidised training

Government subsidised training is where the Victorian Government contributes towards the cost of your training course.

You can get an indication of whether you qualify by using the checker on the Victorian Skills Gateway website

Or for more information, see: Get a government subsidy

Help from Centrelink

If you are an adult in study, training or looking for work you may be able to get education and training payments. For more, see: Students and Trainees

If you are a young person who is studying, undertaking training or an apprenticeship, looking for work, or sick, you may be able to get Youth Allowance. For more information, see: Youth Allowance

If you are an Aboriginal student or full-time apprentice, you may apply for: