VET Student Loan & VET InformationYou may be eligible to apply for a capped loan under the Australian Government's VET Student Loans scheme. The maximum payable loan for Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging is $10,342. The maximum payable loan for the Diploma of Visual Arts is $10,342.
After eligible students opt in and apply for a VET Student Loan that (government) Department will contact you to verify the student to verify the enrolment. It is important for enrolled students to notify NCAT of any change of contact details.
Fees & Charges
Tuition fee:Your tuition fees are calculated based on the number of nominal hours you are enrolled in. Tuition fees are calculated by multiplying the rate per nominal hours for the qualification by the number of nominal hours you are enrolled in. The term “nominal hours” refers to the average learning, teaching and assessment hours required to fulfil the requirements of a unit of competency. These hours provide a basis for government funding and student contributions for your course.
Government subsidised place: (Skills First funding)
Students who hold a Centrelink Healthcare Card, are of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander descent or Asylum Seekers are eligible for a concession on their government subsidised tuition fees.
Diploma students are not eligible for a concession or exemption of tuition fees. However, Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander students in a government subsidised place are eligible to access fee concessions
NCAT Amenities fee:
The amenities fee covers the costs of cleaning and maintenance incurred by NCAT.
RPLRecognition of Prior Learning (RPL) acknowledges the full range of an individual's skills and knowledge, irrespective of how it has been acquired. This includes Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). RPL acknowledges the full range of an individual's skills and knowledge, irrespective of how it has been acquired. This includes competencies gained through formal study, work experience, employment and other life experiences.
The college will recognise a student's existing competence against the learning outcomes or competencies listed in a course. If a student believes they have achieved some or all of the learning outcomes or competencies of a course in which they have enrolled, they can apply for RPL competencies gained through formal study, work experience, employment and other life experiences.
For full details regarding RPL please see the current NCAT VET & General Student Handbook.
National RecognitionNCAT will recognise nationally recognised Statements of Attainment and Qualifications issued by other Registered Training Organisations. National Recognition will be done at no cost to the student and will not require any further assessment.
Credit TransferCredit transfer assesses the initial course or subject that an individual is using to claim access to, or the award of credit in, a destination course. The assessment determines the extent to which the client’s initial course or subject is equivalent to the required learning outcomes, competency outcomes, or standards in a qualification. This may include credit transfer based on formal learning that is outside the Australian Qualifications Framework.
If a student is applying for credit transfer they must tick the credit transfer box on the enrolment form. They will then be issued with a Credit Transfer Application Form to complete. This form and the resultant outcome will be recorded and stored on the student file.
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VET Student Loans & VET Information for Diplomas
Students enrolled in the course, CUA50915 Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging, or the course CUA51115 Diploma of Visual Arts, may be eligible for a VET Student Loan.
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