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Subsidies

ACOD is an approved RTO and eligible to access funds to deliver government subsidised training. Each state has different subsidies available. Check the releveant state information below and contact us on  0416 095 263 or email us at admin@acod.edu.au to find out more.

Reference documents

Department of Training and Workforce Development: VET Fees and Charges Policy

Eligibility for traineeships

Not all students are eligible for government funded traineeships. Available for new workers only under a traineeship (Employed less than 3 months full time, or less than 12 months part time. They will need to be part time or full time to undertake the traineeship). Prospective students should contact ACOD to discuss their eligibility.

Total fee payable

New entrant trainees under Jobs & Skills WA pay up to a maximum course fee of $2490, as per unit breakdown below.

ACOD is required to charge students, accepted on a traineeship, a course fee based on rates set by the Department of Training and Workforce Development. The rate set per nominal hour by the Department for this year is $3.25 (new worker). The nominal hours for each unit within a qualification is also set by the Department. For more information visit https://www.jobsandskills.wa.gov.au/course-list?keyword=acod

Fees applying to units attended in future years

The fees noted above apply for units completed this year. New rates may apply to units commenced in the following year and beyond, as per the Department of Training and Workforce Development’s VET Fees and Charges Policy’s gazetted unit hour fee.

Students will be invoiced prior or on commencement of each training cluster (workshop) as per their training plan. Those who are scheduled to commence training in subsequent years will be issued an invoice for that portion of the training when the new fees become available. Students who are invoiced for training, which is scheduled for this year, but defer their training until next year, will be required to pay for the deferred training at the following years rates, and an adjustment invoice will be issued prior to or shortly after their commencement at training in the following year.

WA

Government Funded Training (Jobs and Skills WA)

This section sets out the fees and charges that apply to training funded by the Western Australian Department of Training and Workforce Development (DTWD) and delivered by ACOD Pty Ltd.

The Department of Training and Workforce Development’s VET Fees and Charges Policy requires ACOD to collect fees and charges for students undertaking publicly funded vocational education and training (VET) in Western Australia in accordance with the provisions of the Vocational Education and Training Act 1996, Vocational Education and Training (Colleges) Regulations 1996 and/or, where appropriate, as specified in our contractual arrangements.

Concessions on Courses

The following students are entitled to the concession rate on course fees:

  1. Persons and dependants of persons holding:

    • A Pensioner Concession Card.

    • A Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.

    • A Health Care Card.

  2. Persons and dependants of persons in receipt of AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY.

  3. Persons and dependants of persons in receipt of the Youth Allowance.

  4. Persons and dependants of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution.

  5. Secondary school aged persons, not enrolled at school.
     

If the concession is valid for the full enrolment period, then all eligible units commenced within that period attract the concession rate. If the concession is valid for part of the enrolment period, then only eligible units commenced on or after the start date and prior to the expiry of the concession attract the concession rate.

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