VET Student Loans Eligibility

Are you eligible?

Students that would like to apply for a VET Student Loan are required to complete and submit the VET Student Loans Request and supporting evidence to the Customer Service team for assessment of eligibility.
A student may be eligible for a VET Student Loan if they are:

  • an Australian citizen; or
  • hold a permanent humanitarian visa and usually reside in Australia; or
  • a qualifying New Zealand citizen is a New Zealand citizen

To see if you are likely to meet the eligibility requirements, check out the VET Student Loans Eligibility Tool on the MySkills website.
Students will also need to have:

  • been assessed as academically suited to undertake the eligible course
  • available a HELP loan limit that is more than $0
  • not accessed all the VET Student Loan cap for the course

Academic suitability is determined by students undertaking a formal literacy and numeracy assessment as outlined in the Pre-Training Review Procedure.
Other requirements students will need to have:

Students under the age of 18 years must also provide a VET Student Loans Parental Consent form completed by a responsible parent or Centrelink proof of independence.

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