What is VET FEE-HELP?

VET FEE-HELP is a loan scheme that helps eligible VET students pay their tuition fees for certain higher-level VET qualifications. You do not have to use a VET FEE-HELP loan to pay your tuition fees

Higher level VET qualifications are at the diploma level and above. VET FEE HELP can be used to pay all or part of an eligible student’s tuition fees, but cannot be used for additional study costs such as accommodation or text books.

You can only access VET FEE-HELP at a registered training organization that has been approved under the Higher Education Support Act 2003 to offer VET FEE HELP to eligible students.

  • You can choose to pay all your tuition fees upfront to your provider.
  • You can pay some of your tuition fees upfront and use a VET FEE-HELP loan for the rest or;
  • You can use a VET FEE-HELP loan for all your tuition fees.