Fees and Financial Assistance

The fees and charges you will pay depend on the course or qualification you are studying.

In addition to a course or qualification fee, you may need to pay course-related charges, additional costs for protective clothing and licence fees. Learn more about your options with TAFE NSW.


Government Subsidised

The fees and charges you will pay will depend on the course you are studying.

Fee for Service

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Many TAFE NSW courses are offered on a fee-for-service basis.

VET Student Loans

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VET Student Loans may help you to study now and pay later.


FEE-HELP loan scheme for eligible students

FEE-HELP is a loan scheme available to eligible fee paying students to pay all or part of their tuition fees.

Financial Assistance

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You may be entitled to some assistance as a student at TAFE NSW.

Instalment Plan

Our Instalment Plan can help make paying for your course easier.

Fee-Free Scholarships

Fee-Free Scholarships

The NSW Government is offering Fee-Free Scholarships to support young people with their training under Smart and Skilled.


Keen to study with TAFE NSW but not sure how you will afford it?

Refunds and withdrawals

FAQs - Refunds and Withdrawals

Want to withdraw from your course or apply for a refund?

Other charges

FAQs - about other charges

In addition to your course fee, you may be required you to purchase additional resources.

Repeat unit or assessment charges

Repeat unit or assessment charges

If you need to re-take a unit or an assessment, there may be fees you will need to pay.