Post-Secondary Education – TAFE/VET

2.4 Post-Secondary Education – TAFE/VET

Benefits Up to $10,000 per financial year

Eligibility A dependent child or IBN member who is enrolled in an accredited vocational education
course at a TAFE or private RTO (Registered Training Organisation) and studying at Certificate 1 to
Advanced Diploma level. This includes apprenticeships and traineeships.

  • Fees including applicable VET fees.
  • Study expenses including computers and supplies, books, uniforms, child care fees, etc.
  • Tools and equipment if not covered by the employer or other sources.
  • Student residential boarding fees or private rentals through an agent.
  • Travel assistance (conditions apply).
Items NOT available
  • Fees for non-accredited short courses, professional registration and licences.
  • Historical course fee debts.
  • Daily food and fuel expenses.
  • Rental bonds.
  • ABSTUDY is NOT a condition of this program, but eligible students are encouraged to apply.
  • Eligible students must access government Student Travel Subsidies where available.
  • Multi-year funding may be subject to satisfactory attendance and academic progress.
  • Student withdrawal – IBN may seek a refund of fees already paid to the RTO.
Supporting documents
  • Program application form 2.4
  • Proof of enrolment
  • Supplier invoices or quotes showing payment details
  • Other – see application form
Application Processing Time

Up to 10 working days once all the documents have been received by IBN.

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