Government Funding

The fees you are charged at TMG depend on whether you are eligible for Government Funding concession.

Where government subsidised training is provided “This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding”

‘The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment’;
No fees will be charged for for enrolment by an individual who is from the Judy Lazarus Transition Centre (as a prisoner within the meaning of the Corrections Act 1986).

who is a young person on a community based orders required to undertake the course pursuant to a community based order made under the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005.

Who is a Young PersonTransitioning From Care Initiative (Provider Network Training Providers only) an individual referred to them with a standard Young People Transitioning From Care Referral Form.

General Concession apply for eligible students

Under the Indigenous Completions Initiative, for enrolments in a course at any level the concession fees will be charged to individuals who self-identify as being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent

Fees for each course are displayed on the individual course pages and are indicative only.

We encourage individuals with disabilities to access training subsidised through the Skills First Program

The following criteria apply:

  1. Have physical presence in Victoria while undertaking the Qualification.
  2. Meet citizenship/residency requirements.
  3. Must meet ‘up skilling’ requirements for certain cohorts
  4. Commence a maximum of 2 government subsidised courses in 2017.
  5. Undertake a maximum of 2 government subsidised courses at any one time in 2017
  6. Commence a maximum of 2 government subsidised courses at the same level within the AQF in their lifetime (Qualifications listed on the Foundation Skills list will not be counted towards the AQF level requirement, the Foundation Skills qualifications are included in the 2 qualification a year guideline).
  7. Commence a maximum 2 government subsidised accredited courses with the title “Course in … “in their lifetime.

2 in a year and 2 at a time: determining the number of courses in which an individual is eligible to commence/undertake in 2017

1.3. For the purpose of applying subclauses 2.3(a) and 2.3(b) of Schedule 1 of the VET Funding Contract:

  • an individual is eligible to commence a maximum of two government subsidised courses in 2017.
  • an individual is eligible to undertake a maximum of two government subsidised courses at any one time in 2017.

the following scenarios will not be counted towards the course maximum outlined at Clause 1.3(a):

  • if an individual is transitioning from a superseded qualification to the current version of the same qualification;
  • if an individual is recommencing training in the same qualification (at either the same or a different provider); or
  • if an individual is seeking to enrol in an apprenticeship (not traineeship) after having participated in one of the Pre-Apprenticeship and Pathway Qualifications identified at Attachment 2 to these Guidelines

2 at level: determining the number of courses previously commenced

the following commencements are not taken into account:

  1. the Victorian Certificate of Education; Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (Intermediate or Senior); International Baccalaureate Diploma; and senior secondary school certificates from other Australian jurisdictions;
  2. qualifications listed in the Foundation Skills List (Attachment 1 to these Guidelines);
  3. any VET certificates undertaken as part of a senior secondary qualification (including School Based Apprenticeships/Traineeships);
  4. where an individual is transitioning from a superseded qualification to the current version of the same qualification; and
  5. where an individual is recommencing training in the same qualification (at either the same or a different provider)
An individual is not eligible for government subsidised training if the individual is:

    1. A student enrolled in a school.
    1. A prisoner within the meaning of the Corrections Act 1986 who is held at any one of the following custodial settings as outlines in the Service Agreement.
    1. A person who is detained under the Mental Health Act 1986; or the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997 or the Sentencing Act 1991 at the Thomas Embling Hospital.
  1. A person who is detained (other than on weekend detention) under the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005 or the Sentencing Act 1991 or who is held on remand in one of the following youth justice facilities as outlined in the Service Agreement.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR INDIVIDUALS REFERRED UNDER PARTICULAR INITIATIVES OR EXTENSION OF ELIGIBILITY PROVISIONS

Individuals referred to training under the particular initiatives or provisions set out below may not be required to meet particular aspects of the eligibility criteria detailed in Clause 2 of Schedule 1 of the VET Funding Contract.

Asylum Seeker VET Program

2.1. Individuals seeking to undertake training as part of the Asylum Seeker VET Program must meet all Entitlement to Funded Training eligibility criteria except the citizenship/residency requirements set out at Clause 2.9(a) of Schedule 1 of the VET Funding Contract.

2.2. Individuals must either be:

  1. Referred, via a ‘Referral to Government Subsidised Training – Asylum Seekers’ form, to a Training Provider by the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre or the Australian Red Cross for training under the Asylum Seeker VET Program; or
  1. If directly enrolling with a TAFE Institute or a Learn Local organisation for training under the Asylum Seeker VET Program, hold a valid Bridging Visa Class E (BVE), Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (SHEV) or Temporary Protection Visa (TPV) as verified by the TAFE/Learn Local via the Commonwealth’s Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO) system.

Retrenched employees

2.3. Individuals who have been retrenched from participating businesses must meet all Entitlement to Funded Training eligibility criteria except the ‘upskilling’ requirement set out at Clause 2.2(c)(v) of Schedule 1 of the VET Funding Contract.

2.4. Individuals referred to training under this extension of eligibility provision must present the Training Provider with a Training Referral Letter issued by a Regional Manager, Industry Engagement, Department of Education and Training.

2.5. Referred individuals must commence training within twelve months of the date shown on the Training Referral Letter.

2.6. Individuals referred under this extension of eligibility provision that do not meet the ‘upskilling’ requirement must be reported to the Department through the use of the Eligibility Exemption Indicator field in the monthly Student Statistical Reports to be provided under the VET Funding Contract.

Automotive Supply Chain Training Initiative 5

2.7. Automotive supply chain employees must meet all Entitlement to Funded Training eligibility criteria except the ‘upskilling’ requirement set out at Clause 2.2(c)(v) of Schedule 1 of the VET Funding Contract.

2.8. Individuals referred to training under this extension of eligibility provision must present the Training Provider with an Automotive Supply Chain Initiative referral letter issued by a Regional Manager, Industry Engagement, Department of Education and Training.

2.9. Referred individuals must commence training within twelve months of the date shown on the Automotive Supply Chain Training Initiative referral letter.

2.10. Individuals referred under this extension of eligibility provision that do not meet the ‘upskilling’ requirement must be reported to the Department through the use of the Eligibility Exemption Indicator field in the monthly Student Statistical Reports to be provided under the VET Funding Contract.

Enrolment for eligible students is under Skills First Program and may impact access to further government-subsidised training.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding.

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Course Code Course Name Non-Traineeship /

Non-Apprenticeship

Traineeship / Apprenticeship
BSB30115 Certificate III in Business
BSB40315 Certificate IV in Customer Engagement
BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management
BSB40515 Certificate IV in Business Administration
BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership  and Management
BSB52015 Diploma of Conveyancing
BSB61115 Advanced Diploma of Conveyancing
CHC30213 Certificate III in  Education Support
CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support
CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
CHC43215 Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs
CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support
CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability
CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health
CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services
CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)
CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
CPC50308 Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)
FDF30111 Certificate III in Food Processing
FNS30315 Certificate III in Accounts Administration
FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting
FNS40815 Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking
FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting
FNS50315 Diploma of Finance and Mortgage Broking Management
FNS50615 Diploma of Financial Planning
HLT23215 Certificate II in  Health Support Services
HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance
ICT10115 Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology
ICT20115 Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology
ICT30115 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology
ICT40415 Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking
ICT50415 Diploma of Information Technology Networking
SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant
SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing
SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering
SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services
SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy
SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy
SIR30216 Certificate III in Retail
SIR40316 Certificate IV in Retail Management
SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery
SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery
SIT30716 Certificate III in Hospitality (Restaurant Front of House)  
SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality  
SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality