VET Fee Help


VET FEE-HELP is a Federal Government scheme which enables eligible students to have all or part of their tuition fees paid for them by the Australian Government in the form of a loan.

Basair Aviation College is approved by the Department of Education and Training (DET) to offer VET FEE-HELP loans to eligible students.

Eligible students can borrow funds over their lifetime up to the FEE-HELP limit. In 2016 the FEE-HELP limit is $99,389.  There is a loan fee of 20% for full fee-paying students undertaking VET FEE-HELP loans. This fee will be included in the VET FEE-HELP debt.

Am I eligible for VET FEE-HELP?

You are eligible for VET FEE-HELP if you:

  • are an Australian citizen; or
  • are a New Zealand Special Category Visa holder who meets long-term residency requirements; or
  • are a permanent humanitarian visa holder (resident in Australia for the duration of the unit);AND
  • have not exceeded the FEE-HELP limit (see below); AND
  • meet course requirements as follows:
    • are a full fee-paying / fee for service student studying a diploma, advanced diploma, graduate certificate or graduate diploma level course at an approved VET FEE-HELP provider; OR
    • are a student subsidised by a state or territory government (other than the Australian Capital Territory) studying a diploma or advanced diploma course; OR
    • are a student subsidised by the Victorian, South Australian, Queensland, Western Australian and New South Wales Government studying in a specified certificate IV course (nominated courses vary by state) as part of the Certificate IV Trial that concludes in December 2016; AND
    • are enrolled with an approved VET FEE-HELP provider in an eligible unit of study by the census date for that unit.

How do I apply for VET FEE HELP?

To apply for a VET FEE-HELP loan, you will need a tax file number (TFN) and will need to fill out a Request for VET FEE-HELP assistance form. Basair Aviation College will provide you with the form.

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