Training
In Safety and Productivity

Queensland Fees

2018 Indicative Course Fees for traineeships funded via User Choice for QLD 

The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

 

Concessions may apply.

 

Fee Relief Options may apply (Fee Instalments/Fee Exemption).

 

Rural Training Australia does not charge any additional fees.

 

For more details regarding possible fees and fee options please contact Kylie at kylie@rtau.com.au.

 

Example Fees

National ID

Course Name

Tuition Fees @ $1.60

Concessional @ 40% of $1.60

AHC20116Certificate II in Agriculture $1,312.00$525.00
AHC30116 Certificate III in Agriculture  $2,080.00 $832.00 
AHC33316Certificate III in Feedlots$1,552.00$620.80

 

Student contribution fees

  1. Student contribution fees are the non-government contribution to the cost of training and assessment services provided by the PQS (fee is paid to the PQS).
  2. The PQS must detail its fees and charges policy, including full costs method of collection, refunds, and exemptions prior to enrolment and provide access to this written policy to apprentices and trainees. 
  3. The PQS must retain evidence of fees collected as well as evidence of participants whose circumstances have been deemed as totally or partially exempt from student contribution fees.
  4. Student contribution fees under the User Choice program in 2018 are set at $1.60 per nominal hour for each unit of competency/module to be calculated at the commencement of the unit of competency/module. Student contribution fees may be adjusted annually and all PQS will be informed by the department of any changes to the student contribution fees.
  5. The PQS must not charge more than the student contribution fee amounts contained in this policy, except as required periodically by the department.
  6. The PQS may only charge less than the student contribution fee if in accordance with sections 2.6.2 or 2.6.3 of this policy.
  7. When the participant converts from a school-based apprentice or trainee to a full-time or part time apprenticeship or traineeship, student contribution fees must be charged for training and assessment for any units of competency not yet commenced. This does not apply when the participant is a Year 12 graduate and is undertaking a high priority qualification as identified by the department. 
  8. Where the PQS must collect a student contribution fee, it may be paid on behalf of the student by their employer or another third party, but cannot be paid or waived by the PQS.

 

Partial exemption — tuition fees  

The PQS must charge 40 per cent of the student contribution fee where the participant falls into one or more of the following exemption categories:

  1. The participant was or will be under 17 years of age at the end of February in the year in which the PQS provides training, and the participant is not at school and has not completed year 12.
  2. The participant holds a Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card issued under Commonwealth law, or is the partner or a dependant of a person who holds a Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, and is named on the card.
  3. The participant issues the PQS with an official form under Commonwealth law confirming that the participant, his or her partner or the person of whom the participant is a dependant, is entitled to concessions under a Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card.
  4. The participant is an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person. Acceptable evidence is as stated on the Training Contract and AVETMISS VET Enrolment Form.

 

Refunds Policy

 

The following refund will apply to all training cancellations:

  • Where a student withdraws, a FULL refund of fees for units NOT YET STARTED (no training has taken place) will be applied.

2018 Indicative Course Fees for traineeships funded via Higher Level Skills Program QLD 

Traineeships in Certificate 4 in Agriculture (AHC40116) are funded via the Higher Level Skills Program in QLD.

 

The Total Student Co-contribution Fee is $217.

 

Concessions may apply.

  

Rural Training Australia does not charge any additional fees.

 

For more details regarding the Higher Level Skills Program, possible fees and fee options please contact Kylie at kylie@rtau.com.au.