TAFE Queensland student fees consist of two separate types of fees:
Tuition Fees are for your education and training, and include:
Service Fees are for additional goods and services provided to you. Refer to the Student Fee Schedule for more information.
Payment Due Dates:
You must pay Tuition Fees when you enrol, unless you have other arrangements in place (e.g. A Payment Plan).
If you are an International student, you must pay Tuition Fees as they are set out in your Letter of Offer.
TAFE Queensland may accept payment of your student fees via the following methods:
Check with the TAFE Queensland region you are enrolling with to see which payment methods are accepted.
If you are an eligible domestic student, TAFE Queensland will provide the option for deferred payment of Tuition Fees through a Payment Plan.
Payment Plans are for eligible students who demonstrate that they are unable to pay their fees in full at the time of enrolment, but also demonstrate their ability to repay the fees via instalments.
The eligibility requirements for Payment Plans are:
To apply for a Payment Plan you will need to fill out a Payment Plan Application at the point of enrolment and prior to the first start of study date for the relevant qualification or unit/s of competency.
If you are successful in your Payment Plan application, you will be required to:
Please note, if you are eligible for a VET Student Loan and are accessing a Payment Plan for the fees over the prescribed capped amount for the qualification:
FEE-HELP, VET FEE-HELP and VET Student Loans:
FEE-HELP and VET FEE-HELP loans will enable you to select an option of:
VET Student Loans will enable you to select an option of:
Maximum loan caps apply for qualifications under VET Student Loans. If you are are required to repeat a unit, your Tuition Fees for repeated unit/s will only be deferred under the VET Student Loan scheme in cases where the prescribed capped amount for the qualification has not been reached through units undertaken the first time.
For VET Student Loans, for all Tuition Fees in excess of the prescribed capped amount for the qualification TAFE Queensland makes available to eligible students the option of:
TAFE Queensland expects Tuition Fees to be paid at enrolment, or under the conditions outlined in the Payment Plan.
If you don't pay Tuition Fees at enrolment or in accordance with your Payment Plan you may be prevented from undertaking education and training activities.
TAFE Queensland may refer outstanding Tuition Fees to an appropriate debt collection agency in cases where payment has not been received by the relevant due date, which may also result in additional costs.
If you are undertaking government-subsidised qualifications, TAFE Queensland may offer you a fee concession, for Tuition Fees, providing you meet the eligibility requirements.
Fee concessions must be applied for and approved as you enrol.
If you are provided with an approved scholarship, you will be able to use it to pay for your Tuition Fees or Service Fees, or TAFE Queensland will give you the appropriate Tuition Fee or Service Fee reduction.
If you are still having difficulty meeting your fee obligations, talk to your TAFE Queensland region.