VET Student Loans Students

VET Student Loans is a new student loans program, available from 1 January 2017, which replaces VET FEE-HELP loan scheme. The new loans program will give eligible students access to quality higher level VET qualifications, particularly those students who could not otherwise afford to pay upfront.


Information on the new VET Student Loans program and the transition arrangements for students currently accessing VET FEE-HELP is available on the Department of Education and Training’s website at VET Student Loans. Please visit this page regularly as the fact sheets and information about the program will be updated regularly.

You may also find the answer to your enquiry below.

Information on the transition arrangements for VET FEE-HELP students (with studies continuing beyond 2017) is available at

VET Student Loans is the new student loans program that replaces the current VET FEE-HELP scheme.

From 1 January 2017, students will be able to apply for a VET Student Loan for any course that is listed on the VET Student loans Eligible Course List through a training provider approved to offer VET student Loans in 2017.

Students should visit VET Student Loans and read the Course and Caps Determination for more information on eligible courses under this program. Please read the VET Student Loans information booklet for information relevant to students applying for a VET Student Loan.

The Department of Education and Training will update information on the website once providers have been approved to deliver VET Student Loans. At this time, students can check the department’s website at VET Student Loans and refer to the Course and Caps Determination which provides a list of all eligible VET Student Loans courses.

VET Student Loans Students

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