Statementoffees-2018

Fees are valid for enrolments commencing 1/01/2018 through to 31/12/2018 and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment
The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment
† Students should allow an additional $400-$800 to purchase basic personal tools and Saftey Equipment
* (GC) General Concessions relate to the following:

A concession rate will be applied to the tuition fees of an individual who, for any period during the calendar year, holds a current and valid
– Commonwealth Health Care Card; or
– Pensioner Concession Card; or
– Veteran’s Gold Card; or
– An alternative card or concession eligibility criterion approved by the Minister for the purpose of these Guidelines.
An individual is also eligible for the concession rate if they are a dependent spouse or dependent child of a card holder who holds a current and valid card as listed above.

** (ICI) applies to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent whom are eligible for the concession rate under the Indigenous Completions Initiative. Course with ** are not avalible for concession under the *(GE) General concession holder.
*** The material fee includes only the materials that are provided to you by the Institute and excludes any materials the student may have to purchase in addition.
Government Subsidised Training may be available for eligible individuals for some courses listed above; this training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding.

Tuiton Waivers and Exemptions
Platinum Institute Australia will grant tuition fee waivers/exemptions in accordance with the Skills First 2017 Guidelines about Fees to the following individuals:

Any individual who is from the Judy Lazarus Transition Centre who has written confirmation from the management of the Judy Lazarus Transition Centre stating the individual meets the requirements of being from the Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
Any individual who is required to undertake the course pursuant to a community based order made under the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005 and who has written confirmation from the relevant Youth Justice Unit of Victorian Department of Human Services
Any individual who has been referred with a standard Young People Transitioning From Care Referral Form

Platinum Institute Australia will consider granting a concession on the tuition contribution where it considers that collection in full would impose extreme hardship on an apprentice or employer.