VET STUDENT LOANS

HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing

A VET Student Loan (VSL) assists students to cover tuition fees for Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses. VSLs are only available for approved courses at a Diploma level and above.

AM I ELIGIBLE?

To be eligible for a VSL, you must meet one of the following criteria:

  • be an Australian citizen;
  • be a qualifying New Zealand citizen;
  • be a permanent humanitarian visa holder that usually resides in Australia

You must also provide evidence of one of the following:

  • an Australian Year 12 Certificate of Education;
  • a certificate of completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Certificate IV or higher (where the course was delivered in English);
  • completion of a Literacy, Language & Numeracy (LLN) test at an Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) in both reading and numeracy.

HOW DO I APPLY?

  • After accepting a Letter of Offer from THINK Education you must wait 2 business days before you can apply for a VSL.
  • After the 2 business days have expired, Think Education will advise the Australian Government that you wish to apply for a VSL and a Request for a VET Student Loan electronic Commonwealth Assistance Form (eCAF) will be emailed to you.
  • The eCAF form must be completed and include a valid Tax File Number (TFN) OR a certificate of application for a TFN.
  • Once the eCAF is submitted, you will receive an email confirming your loan approval.

WHAT IS THE LOAN CAP?

  • You will be required to pay the difference (gap) between the HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing course fee and the VSL loan cap of $15,973 prior to trimester census dates.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, REFER TO
VET Student Loans
VET Student Loans Information Booklet

VET Student Loan - Vocational Education Courses


Think: Colleges Pty Ltd trading as Australasian College of Natural Therapies, Jansen Newman Institute and Southern School of Natural Therapies is approved by the Department of Education (DOE) to offer VET Student Loans to students enrolled in eligible Diploma courses.