The Castlemaine Campus contains modern learning facilities and services the Mount Alexander Shire and its surrounds. Being one of Bendigo TAFE’s smaller campuses, we can offer friendly and personal service to our diverse student population – whether young or mature age students or to our many industry clients.
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A careers and welfare counsellor is available to assist prospective and current students at all campus locations. A counsellor is available at all campuses of Bendigo TAFE to help students work through issues, including stress, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, study issues, and acts of violence. Disability support program to enable people with disabilities to participate fully in their study and work at TAFE. Youth workers are available to speak to young people (aged 15 to 24) about a wide range of issues they may be facing which could be impacting on their studies.
Information is provided by the Training Provider. No warranty is given by the Commonwealth as to the accuracy or reliability of the information.
The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.
There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.
State and Territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students. This Training Provider is approved to deliver subsidised training in the following highlighted states and territories. Click on a state or territory below, or contact the Training Provider, for more information.
This RTO can offer VET Student Loans for certain approved courses. A VET Student Loan is a capped loan from the Australian Government to help you pay your tuition fees. Your initial loan debt amount (loan and loan fee, if applicable), plus indexation, must be paid back once you start earning over a certain amount. The amount for the 2017-2018 income year is $55,874.
This course is eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist you with paying for your tuition fees.
Your initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once you start earning over a certain amount.
The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2017-2018 income year is $55,874.
Based on your response, you are not eligible to access a VET Student Loan.
The VET Student Loans Program is only available to Australian citizens, qualifying New Zealand citizens, or permanent humanitarian visa holders who are residing in Australia.
You may wish to talk to your training provider to discuss alternative payment options for your studies or check with your local state or territory government for any state-based funding and assistance initiatives.
Question 2: Age
Are you over 18 years of age?
Don’t worry, you may still be eligible for a VET Student Loan. Students under the age of 18 will need to provide a parental consent form or specific evidence of their independence.
Not all courses and training providers are approved for the VET Student Loans (VSL) program, so your selections may not be listed below.
If your selections aren't listed, or you're simply not sure right now, you can leave these questions blank and go to Question 3 to check your overall VSL eligibility.
Question 3a: Approved course
What VET Student Loans approved course are you planning to study?
Question 3b: Approved provider
What is the name of the VET Student Loans approved training provider you intend to study with?
Note: If your provider is not listed, and you are studying at a Diploma level or above,
it is likely that you will not be eligible for student payments from Centrelink.
You must be studying an approved course at a provider that is approved for VET Student Loans to get student payments from Centrelink.
Do you have enough FEE-HELP balance remaining (this is the amount of FEE-HELP limit you have available to you)?
You are not currently eligible for a VET Student Loan as you have indicated that you have reached your FEE-HELP limit. You may wish to talk to your training provider to discuss alternative payment options for your studies.
Note: New loan limit arrangements commence from 1 January 2020. These changes may affect your eligibility on this requirement. Complete this tool and download your VSL Eligibility Tool Report for more information.
Question 5: Entry requirements
Have you completed:
Don’t worry, you can complete a literacy and numeracy test with your training provider. Contact your provider for more details.
You will need a USI in order to enrol in your course and receive your qualification or statement of attainment.
You can create a USI here.
VET Student Loans Eligibility Report
Based on the answers you have provided you may be eligible for a VET Student Loan.
Please download and take a copy of this report, along with any suggested documents, to your nominated approved provider.
Based on your answers to the following question(s), you are not currently eligible for a VET Student Loan:
Question 4: FEE-HELP limit
Question 6: Tax File Number
Question 7: Unique Student ID
Please view your VET Student Loans Eligibility Report for information on how you can become eligible.
The information provided in this report should be used as a guide only. Your approved provider will discuss with you further
student entry requirements you may need to complete before you can access a VET Student Loan.
If you would like to know how much debt you will incur and/or any additional tuition costs
you might be expected to pay upfront, please use
VET student Loans calculator.