Pricing VET under Smart and Skilled

30 Jul 2013

IPART is currently undertaking a review of pricing and fee arrangements for training under Smart and Skilled.

We have released our draft report and are seeking comments from stakeholders, which we will consider in making our final recommendations to the Minister for Education and Communities. Submissions are due by 27 August 2013. Late submissions will not be accepted.

Our draft report recommends:

  • An approach for setting the prices registered training organisations (RTOs) will receive for providing the training, see fact sheet
  • determining how much of these prices the student will pay (through student fees) and how much taxpayers will pay (through government subsidies).


For information about our draft recommendations on student fees, see fact sheet.

For examples of students fees by qualification, see base prices and student fees for selected qualifications.

Note: This list is not exhaustive and only includes qualifications where we have information on a typical combination of UoCs. It is not a list of courses that will receive government funding under Smart and Skilled. DEC is developing a skills list to define the courses and qualifications that will receive government funding.

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