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TAFE NSW fees for 2014

To be eligible to access government subsidised training in TAFE NSW you must be an Australian citizen to meet the criteria of being an Australian permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen or Permanent Humanitarian visa holder.

You must also have a NSW residential address or be employed within NSW to be eligible to access government subsidised training places in TAFE NSW.

Apprentices who are registered in other States and Territories and are required to undertake training at TAFE NSW will continue to be eligible to access government subsidised training places.

Trainees who are registered in NSW and training at TAFE NSW will continue to be eligible to access government subsidised training places.

If you are not a resident of NSW or working within NSW, fees may vary.

All TAFE NSW fees and charges are subject to change.

*Fees and charges are in Australian dollars

Qualification level

Annual fee Fee for enrolment of 1 semester or less
Advanced Diploma 1818 909
Diploma 1514 757
Certificate IV 1140 570
Certificate III 838 419
Certificate II 534 267
Certificate I 534 267
Statements / Short Courses 534 267
Apprentices and Trainees 506 253
     
Concession fees    
Government benefit recipients 106 106
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students 0 0
Students with a Disability (first course p.a.) 0 0
Special Access Courses 0 0

TAFE NSW Fees for government subsidised courses 2014 - FAQs

 

Important Changes in TAFE NSW fees for 2015

From 1 January 2015 the NSW Government will be introducing changes to how students access government subsidised training in NSW. These changes are part of the Smart and Skilled reforms of the NSW vocational educational and training system and affect all new and continuing students. It covers all qualification levels Certificate II to Advanced Diploma, Selected Foundation Skills courses at Certificate I and II levels, all apprenticeships and selected traineeships.

Transition arrangements for current and prospective TAFE NSW students:

The Smart and Skilled website has further information on Smart and Skilled, including eligibility.

1 January to 31 December 2014 

 From 1 January 2015

  •  Students commencing a Skills List course and who meet individual eligibility requirements will pay 2014 TAFE NSW fees up till 31 December 2014. (Government funding support continues to completion)
  • Students commencing a non-Skills List course and who meet individual eligibility requirements will pay 2014 TAFE NSW fees up till 31 December 2014. (Government funding support ceases at 31 December 2014).
  • Students continuing a Skills List course in 2015 and who meet individual eligibility requirements will pay pro-rata Smart and Skilled fees and subsidies will apply.
  • Students commencing a Skills List course and who meet individual eligibility requirements will pay Smart and Skilled fees and subsidies will apply.
  • Students commencing or continuing a non-Skills list course will pay commercial fees.

Training Programs & Short Courses

TAFE NSW - Western Sydney Institute also offers a wide range of short courses and customised training programs.

For more information about Short Courses and Customised Training programs call 131 870.
Western Sydney Institute Colleges offer support services to help you make the most of your TAFE learning experience.

Financial Assistance

Financial assistance may be available through Centrelink for students studying full-time and part-time. Check out the TAFE NSW website for more information.

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Apprentices and trainees

Australian Apprentices and trainees, of any age, pay a capped fee for apprenticeship and traineeship courses. To be eligible for the capped fee you must provide proof of your apprenticeship or traineeship.

  • For 2014 the capped fee will be $506 per year.