VET Student Loans commenced on 1 January 2017 and replaced the VET FEE HELP scheme. As part of the transition, existing VET FEE HELP Loans students may continue receiving a VET FEE HELP Loans in 2018 provided certain requirements are met.

VET Student Loans is a Government loan program that helps students pay for their tuition fees up to a set amount (known as a loan cap). As the difference between the loan cap and course price varies by study mode, please speak to your Course & Careers Adviser about what this means for you.

Eligible students can apply for a loan to pay for their fees up to capped amounts through the Commonwealth Government’s VET Student Loans scheme. The loan applies to eligible courses at the Diploma level or above. Think Colleges is an approved VET Student Loans provider for the following VET courses:

  • BSB50215 Diploma of Business
  • BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management
  • BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management
  • CUA50715 Diploma of Graphic Design
  • CUA50915 Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging
  • MSF50213 Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration
  • SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
  • HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage
  • SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy
  • HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing


  • an Australian citizen; or
  • hold a permanent humanitarian visa and usually reside in Australia; or
  • be a qualifying New Zealand citizen.

Further information about VET Student Loans, and to download the VET Student Loans Information Booklet 2018, visit the Australian Government website:

VET Student Loan - Vocational Education Courses

Think: Colleges Pty Ltd trading as William Blue College of Hospitality Management, Australasian College of Natural Therapies, Australian National College of Beauty, APM College of Business and Communication, CATC Design School, Jansen Newman Institute and Southern School of Natural Therapies is approved by the Department of Education (DOE) to offer VET FEE HELP/VET loans to students enrolled in eligible Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses.