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’.

‘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 2018.
  5. Undertake a maximum of 2 government subsidised courses at any one time in 2018
  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 2018

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 2018.
  • an individual is eligible to undertake a maximum of two government subsidised courses at any one time in 2018.

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:
An individual is not eligible for government subsidized training if the individual is:

  • A student enrolled in a school (excluding a School Based Apprentice/Trainee). This
    includes
  1. any government, non-government, independent or Catholic school; or
  2. a student registered for home schooling in Victoria
    Government schools are responsible for funding these opportunities for VET within the school
    curriculum through their Student Resource Package (SRP) allocation, including targeted VET
    in schools funding. Non-government schools make similar decisions for students on the basis
    of the resources available to them;
  • a prisoner within the meaning of the Corrections Act 1986 who is held at any one of the
    following custodial settings as outlined in the Funding Agreement Schedule 1;
  • A person who is detained under the Mental Health Act 2014 (Vic); or the Crimes (Mental
    Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997 or the Sentencing Act 1991 at the Thomas
    Embling Hospital.
  • A person who is detained (other than on weekend detention) under the Children, Youth
    and Families Act 2005 or the Sentencing Act 1991 (Vic) or who is held on remand in one of
    the following youth justice facilities as outlined in the Funding Agreement Schedule 1;
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 Part C of Schedule 1 of the VET Funding Contract.

Asylum Seekers and Victims of Human Trafficking Initiative

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 Victims of Human Trafficking Program ynder 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.
  • The Training Provider must grant a fee concession to a student enrolled under the Asylum Seeker VET Program in accordance with Clause 4.7 of this Schedule 1 and the Guidelines about Fees.

Retrenched workers

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 Workers Training Initiative

2.7. Automotive supply chain workers 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.

Jobs Victoria Employment Network Clients

2.11. Individuals referred to training under Jobs Victoria Employment Network (JVEN) Clients
program are long-term unemployed or at risk of unemployment and lack adequate support
through other services

Latrobe Valley Intiative

2.12.  Clause 19 of Schedule 1 of VET Funding Contract sets out the Training Provider’s roles and responsibilities with respect to
administering assistance to individuals in the Latrobe Valley. Under this Clause the Training Provider may exempt an individual from the following
eligibility criteria:
a) ‘upskilling’ (Clause 2.2(c)(v) of this Schedule 1);
b) ‘two at level in a lifetime’ (Clause 2.3(c) of this Schedule 1); and/or
c) ‘two “courses in…” in a lifetime’ (Clause 2.3(d) of this Schedule 1).

2.13. The Training Provider may grant an exemption from the requirements identified at Clause 19.2 when an
individual presents a Training Referral Letter signed by the Executive Director, Industry
Engagement and VET Systems Division of the Department of Education and Training.

BACK TO WORK SCHEME
2.14.  Under Clause 21 of Schedule 1 of the VET Funding Contract, the Training Provider may exempt an individual from the following
eligibility criteria:
a) ‘upskilling’ (Clause 2.2(c)(v) of this Schedule 1);
b) ‘two at level in a lifetime’ (Clause 2.3(c) of this Schedule 1); and/or
c) ‘two “courses in…” in a lifetime’ (Clause 2.3(d) of this Schedule 1),
where the Training Provider has sighted and retained a copy of the standard email issued
by the State Revenue Office to the individual’s employer that confirms the individual’s status
as a ‘Back to Work’ participant.

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.

‘The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment’.

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Course Code Course Name Non-Traineeship /

Non-Apprenticeship

Traineeship / Apprenticeship
ACM30417 Certificate III Companion Animal Services
BSB30115 Certificate III in Business
 BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management
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
 BSB61215 Advanced Diploma of Program Management
 BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management
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)
FNS30317 Certificate III in Accounts Administration
FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping
FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting
FNS40815 Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking
FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting
FNS50315 Diploma of Finance and Mortgage Broking Management
FNS50615 Diploma of Financial Planning
HLT23215 Certificate II in  Health Support Services
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
SHB40216 Certificate IV Hairdressing
SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy
SIR20216 Certificate II in Retail Services
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  
SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management  
SIT20416 Certificate II in Kitchen Operations  

*Apprenticeship only