Why choose a payment plan
If you're considering investing in your education there's no doubt you have other financial commitments you need to take into account. The great thing about a TAFE Queensland payment plan is that you don't have to pay a lump sum fee when you enrol. Instead, you can gradually pay for your course fees throughout the duration of your studies.
Payment plan eligibility
To be eligible for a payment plan you must meet the following criteria:
- you are a domestic student and 18 years of age or older (or if under 18 have an appropriate guarantor who is over the age of 18);
- the tuition fees for your course or units of competency are $300 or more (exceptions may apply);
- you are not eligible for FEE-HELP;
- you are eligible for a VET Student Loan but are applying for a payment plan to cover the gap between the loan cap and the course fees;
- you have no outstanding debt with TAFE Queensland; and
- you have the financial capacity to meet the payment plan instalments.
If you have difficulty meeting the payment plan instalments please call our friendly customer service staff on 1300 308 233 who can discuss other available payment options with you. For example, you may be eligible for a scholarship or other subsidies.
How to apply
To apply for a payment plan you will need to fill out a payment plan application. You can request a payment plan at any time using the below ways:
Online, over the phone or at a customer service centre
Simply ask one of our friendly customer service agents for a payment plan application to start the process as soon as you know your expected fees for the course.
When applying for your course online
If you apply for your course online via our Student Portal, you can select a payment plan as your preferred payment option in your application.
One of our friendly customer service agents will be in touch to send you a form to start the process.
Through our Student Portal
You can request a payment plan at any time, even if you've submitted your course application or are enrolled in your studies and have fees on your account.
Simply log in to the the Student Portal, go to the My Forms tile and select Request a Payment Plan Direct Debit Form.
One of our friendly customer service agents will be in touch to send you a form and start the process.
Note: As part of the payment plan application, you will be required to sign a declaration agreeing to the terms and conditions of the payment plan.
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