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VET Fees & Census Dates 2017

VET Fees & Census Dates 2017

This section is applicable to domestic students who are permanent residents (who are not permanent humanitarian visa holders who are resident in Australia for the duration of the unit of study) and New Zealand citizens enrolled in a VET course of study offered by SITCM. All other students are considered International Students for fees purposes.

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CENSUS DATES

The census date for a module is the last day that students can:

  1. Withdraw from a module without incurring a financial liability for that module; or
  2. Withdraw their course enrolment without incurring a financial liability for the course.

The census dates for the 2017 academic year can be found below. The exact deadline of the census dates is the close of business.

Refer to Schedule of VET Tuition Fees & Census Dates below, showing four fee-periods, each with a set census date. After each census date, students will incur tuitions fees proportionate to each fee-period. Students will not be charged the total course tuition fees in one up-front hit.

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TUITION FEES

Tuition fees are indicated above under each course. Tuition fees DO cover the charges for tuition administration, initial uniform and clinical practice handbook. Tuition fees DO NOT cover the charges for first aid training, accommodation, living expenses, non-compulsory textbooks, additional uniforms, and stationery.
Note: All fees are subject to annual review.
Students will not be permitted to commence or continue their course until all outstanding fees, charges or accounts are paid. Students will be charged the full amount for repeating any unit of study.
Fees are set each year and are payable before each term. The current rate will apply for the academic year of enrolment but may be subject to change in subsequent years in accordance with the rate set by SITCM. All fees, charges and accounts will be payable in as determined by SITCM.

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INCIDENTAL FEES

Incidental fees are not covered by tuition fees.

  • Printed copies of record books, work books, handouts, module books or other printed matter issued as part of the Training Material that are available online, or are lost or misplaced – $0.20 is charged per single sided print (b&w)
  • Copies of Academic Transcript (Where first copy provided free of charge) $20.00
  • Copies of Formal Qualifications (Where first copy provided free of charge) $50.00
  • Student ID Card (Where first copy provided free of charge) $20.00

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LATE ENROLMENT FEE

  • If a student enrols in a Unit of Study on or after the Start Date and prior to the Census Date, a late enrolment fee of 3% of tuition fee applies to the Unit of Study.

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TRANSFER OF FEES

No fees will be transferred to other external institutions or persons.

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CENTRELINK BENEFITS

Austudy and Youth Allowance are available for eligible, full-time students. Contact Centrelink for further information: http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/dhs/centrelink

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PAYMENT BY INSTALMENT

Periodic instalments of tuition fees can be arranged with SITCM by application.

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REFUNDS

In the event of a student withdrawing from a module on or before the census date for that module, 100% of tuition fees paid for that module will be refunded to the student. In the event of a student withdrawing from a module after the census date for that module, no refund is applicable.

For details, refer to the Academic Calendar available at http://www.sitcm.edu.au/calendar/).

APPLICATION FEE

International applicants must pay a non-refundable Application Fee of AUD$265.00 upon accepting offer of enrolment.

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TUITION FEES

Tuition fees are indicated above under each course. Tuition fees DO cover the charges for tuition administration, initial uniform and clinical placement handbook. Tuition fees DO NOT cover the charges for first aid training, accommodation, living expenses, non-compulsory textbooks, additional uniforms, and stationery.
Note: All fees are subject to annual review.
Students will not be permitted to commence or continue their course until all outstanding fees, charges or accounts are paid. Students will be charged the full amount for repeating any unit of study.
Fees are set each year and are payable before each term. The current rate will apply for the academic year of enrolment but may be subject to change in subsequent years in accordance with the rate set by SITCM. All fees, charges and accounts will be payable in as determined by SITCM.

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TRANSFER OF FEES

No fees will be transferred to other external institutions or persons.

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LATE ENROLMENT FEE

If a student enrols in a Unit of Study on or after the Start Date and prior to the Census Date, a late enrolment fee of 3% of tuition fee applies to the Unit of Study.

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LATE PAYMENT FEE

If fees are not paid by the due date, a late fee of $250 may be charged and students may lose their place in the course.

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VISA SUSPENSION/ CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY

  • If an application for a student visa is rejected for an international student applying for enrolment from offshore, then all tuition fees will be refunded in full provided that documentary evidence is supplied within fourteen (14) days of visa rejection. The course application fee will not be refunded.
  • If a student withdraws from a course and supplies the Institute written notification before the semester commencement date, 90% of the tuition fees paid will be refunded. The course application fee and the clinical practicum fee will not be refunded.
  • If a student withdraws from a course within three (3) weeks after the semester commencement date, 70% of the tuition fees paid will be refunded. The course application fee will not be refunded.
  • If a student withdraws from a course three (3) weeks after the commencement date of the semester, no refund will be made.
  • All requests for refund must be made in writing. We undertake to make payment of all refunds within 28 days of receipt of a written application for refund.
  • We will provide a statement that explains how any refund amount has been calculated.

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REFUNDS PAID IF THE INSTITUTE DEFAULTS:

  • If the offered course does not start on the published or agreed starting day.
  • If a course that stops being provided after it starts and before it is completed or if a course is not provided fully to the student because we have had a sanction imposed by either TEQSA, ASQA or DET under either and or the AQTF and the ESOS Act 2000.
  • We will pay a full refund to all international students within two weeks after the default day. We will provide all students with a statement that explains how the refund amount has been calculated.

Note: The refund policy is subject to review from time to time. Please check the current refund policy before accepting an offer. “This agreement, and the availability of complaints and appeals processes, does not remove the right of the student to take action under Australia’s consumer protection laws for unpaid and overdue fees.”

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Last Updated: 2017-08-18
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