Funding eligibility indicator

You may be eligible for government-subsidised training. This is only offered by training providers who have a contract with the Victorian Government to deliver government-subsidised training.

If you are eligible, the government will contribute to the cost of training.

Your eligibility will be determined by your training provider when you enrol, but the eligibility checker below will give you an indication of your eligibility.

Enrolling in 2016?

You may not need to meet all the standard eligibility requirements if you enrol at a TAFE or Learn Local organisation before the end of 2016.​​

Check your eligibility​

Are you:
  • an Australian citizen; or
  • a holder of a permanent visa; or
  • a New Zealand citizen?
Based on your answer you may not be eligible for Victorian government-subsidised training under the Victorian Training Guarantee. For confirmation, please check with your RTO.
Are you planning to undertake vocational training while you are enrolled in school?
Based on your answer, you may be eligible for government-subsidised training under the Victorian Training Guarantee if your course is part of a School-Based Apprenticeship or Traineeship. The Government supports schools in other ways to offer vocational training to their students, so you should discuss all your options with your school.
Were you under 20 years of age on 1 January this year?
Based on your answer, you may be eligible for a government-subsidised place in a vocational training course at any level, other than Foundation Skills courses. You may also be eligible for a government-subsidised place in a Foundation Skills course, unless you are receiving equivalent training elsewhere.

You can enrol in a maximum of two government-subsidised courses in one year (including courses on the approved Foundation Skills List). This maximum doesn’t include pre-apprenticeships for individuals who want to enrol in an apprenticeship.

You can undertake up to two government-subsidised courses at one time (including courses on the approved Foundation Skills List).

You can only ever begin a maximum of two government-subsidised courses at the same qualification level. This restriction does not apply to courses on the Foundation Skills List, Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE)/Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) or to students starting training again in the same qualification (at the same or a different provider).
What is the highest qualification you currently hold? (Don’t include Foundation Skills courses, Senior Secondary certificates, vocational certificates completed as part of your secondary school studies and overseas qualifications where no equivalent AQF qualification has been established).
Based on your answer, you may be eligible for a government-subsidised place in a vocational training course at any level, other than Foundation Skills courses. You may also be eligible for a government-subsidised place in a Foundation Skills course, unless you are receiving equivalent training elsewhere.

You can enrol in a maximum of two government-subsidised courses in one year (including courses on the approved Foundation Skills List). This maximum doesn’t include pre-apprenticeships for individuals who want to enrol in an apprenticeship.

You can undertake up to two government-subsidised courses at one time (including courses on the approved Foundation Skills List).

You can only ever begin a maximum of two government-subsidised courses at the same qualification level. This restriction does not apply to courses on the Foundation Skills List, Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE)/Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) or to students starting training again in the same qualification (at the same or a different provider).
Based on your answer, you may be eligible for a government-subsidised place at either a Certificate II level or higher, an Apprenticeship course or VCE or VCAL. You may also be eligible for a government-subsidised place in a Foundation Skills course, unless you are receiving equivalent training elsewhere.

You can enrol in a maximum of two government-subsidised courses in one year (including courses on the approved Foundation Skills List). This maximum doesn’t include pre-apprenticeships for individuals who want to enrol in an apprenticeship.

You can undertake up to two government-subsidised courses at one time (including courses on the approved Foundation Skills List).

You can only ever begin a maximum of two government-subsidised courses at the same qualification level. This restriction does not apply to courses on the Foundation Skills List, Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE)/Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) or to students starting training again in the same qualification (at the same or a different provider).
Based on your answer, you may be eligible for a government-subsidised place at either a Certificate III level or higher, an Apprenticeship course or VCE or VCAL. You may also be eligible for a government-subsidised place in a Foundation Skills, unless you are receiving equivalent training elsewhere.

You can enrol in a maximum of two government-subsidised courses in one year (including courses on the approved Foundation Skills List). This maximum doesn’t include pre-apprenticeships for individuals who want to enrol in an apprenticeship.

You can undertake up to two government-subsidised courses at one time (including courses on the approved Foundation Skills List).

You can only ever begin a maximum of two government-subsidised courses at the same qualification level. This restriction does not apply to courses on the Foundation Skills List, Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE)/Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) or to students starting training again in the same qualification (at the same or a different provider).
Based on your answer, you may be eligible for a government-subsidised place at either a Certificate IV level or higher, an Apprenticeship course or VCE or VCAL. You may also be eligible for a government-subsidised place in a Foundation Skills course, unless you are receiving equivalent training elsewhere.

You can enrol in a maximum of two government-subsidised courses in one year (including courses on the approved Foundation Skills List). This maximum doesn’t include pre-apprenticeships for individuals who want to enrol in an apprenticeship.

You can undertake up to two government-subsidised courses at one time (including courses on the approved Foundation Skills List).

You can only ever begin a maximum of two government-subsidised courses at the same qualification level. This restriction does not apply to courses on the Foundation Skills List, Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE)/Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) or to students starting training again in the same qualification (at the same or a different provider).
Based on your answer, you may be eligible for a government-subsidised place at either a Diploma level or higher, an Apprenticeship course or VCE or VCAL. You may also be eligible for a government-subsidised place in a Foundation Skills course, unless you are receiving equivalent training elsewhere.

You can enrol in a maximum of two government-subsidised courses in one year (including courses on the approved Foundation Skills List). This maximum doesn’t include pre-apprenticeships for individuals who want to enrol in an apprenticeship.

You can undertake up to two government-subsidised courses at one time (including courses on the approved Foundation Skills List).

You can only ever begin a maximum of two government-subsidised courses at the same qualification level. This restriction does not apply to courses on the Foundation Skills List, Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE)/Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) or to students starting training again in the same qualification (at the same or a different provider).
Based on your answer, you may be eligible for a government-subsidised place at either an Advanced Diploma level or higher, an Apprenticeship course or VCE or VCAL.

You can enrol in a maximum of two government-subsidised courses in one year. This maximum doesn’t include pre-apprenticeships for individuals who want to enrol in an apprenticeship.

You can undertake up to two government-subsidised courses at one time.

You can only ever begin a maximum of two government-subsidised courses at the same qualification level. This restriction does not apply to Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE)/Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) or to students starting training again in the same qualification (at the same or a different provider).
Based on your answer, you may be eligible for a government-subsidised place at either the Graduate Certificate level or higher, an Apprenticeship course or VCE or VCAL.

You can enrol in a maximum of two government-subsidised courses in one year. This maximum doesn’t include pre-apprenticeships for individuals who want to enrol in an apprenticeship.

You can undertake up to two government-subsidised courses at one time.

You can only ever begin a maximum of two government-subsidised courses at the same qualification level. This restriction does not apply to Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE)/Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) or to students starting training again in the same qualification (at the same or a different provider).
Based on your answer, you may be eligible for a government-subsidised place in an Apprenticeship course or VCE or VCAL.

You can enrol in a maximum of two government-subsidised courses in one year. This maximum doesn’t include pre-apprenticeships for individuals who want to enrol in an apprenticeship.

You can undertake up to two government-subsidised courses at one time.

You can only ever begin a maximum of two government-subsidised courses at the same qualification level. This restriction does not apply to Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE)/Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) or to students starting training again in the same qualification (at the same or a different provider).