With government subsidies, TAFE Queensland's programs often cost less than those offered by universities or private training providers. Fees are dependent upon the program of study. Once a program of study is chosen, institute enrolment staff will be able to provide accurate information about the fees.
Program fees vary depending on the number of courses studied, course hours, incidental material costs and may vary between institutes.
All fees and charges are levied according to the Vocational Education, Training and Employment Regulation 2000 (PDF, 511 KB) and the institute fee policy available from all TAFE institute.
A Time to Pay (PDF, 36 KB) plan may be offered at the institute's discretion. Financial assistance may also be available to you through AUSTUDY and Youth Allowance (Phone 13 24 90), ABSTUDY (Phone 13 23 17) or Newstart Allowance (Phone 13 28 50).
Concessions may be available in the following instances:
The student is under 17 (at the end of February in the year of study) and has not completed Year 12.
The student is an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.
The student has a Centrelink Pensioner Concession Card or Health Care Card.
The student holds a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card.
Queensland and Australian governments offer special programs from time to time to meet particular community and industry needs. You may be eligible to receive fee free training in childcare diplomas and advanced diplomas offered by TAFE (conditions apply).
Funding and incentives
More information about financial assistance and incentives.