PAYMENT OPTIONS


INSTALLMENT PLANS

You can choose to pay your course fees via installments which will be detailed in the Payment Plan section of your Offer Letter.

Upon your acceptance, direct deposits can be made into our nominated bank account, of which details can be found on the Offer Letter. Alternatively, should you wish to pay via credit card, please give us a call on (02) 8355 3822 or visit us on-campus.

When making payment, please ensure that you quote your Student ID number as a reference.

For the full statement of Terms & Conditions and Policies & Procedures, please refer to our Terms and Conditions, Education Policies and Procedures, and Student Services Policies and Procedures.


GOVERNMENT FEE-HELP LOANS INFORMATION

DIPLOMA OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

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What is FEE-HELP?


FEE-HELP is a loan scheme, provided by the government, that assists eligible students in the payment or part of all of their tuition fees.

Over their lifetime, eligible students may borrow up to the FEE-HELP limit. For 2018, the FEE-HELP limit is $102,392. In addition, there is a one-off government administration fee of 25% for eligible courses.

Students (that’s you) pay it back through the Australian taxation system once their annual income reaches the minimum repayment threshold.

This amount is subject to change annually. For the 2018-2019 income year, the threshold is $51,957.

Read more about FEE-HELP here: https://www.studyassist.gov.au/help-loans-and-csps/fee-help

Am I eligible for FEE-HELP?


You are eligible for FEE-HELP if:

  • you meet the citizenship and residency requirements
  • you are an Australian citizen or a New Zealand Special Category Visa holder who meets the long-term residency criteria and will undertake, in Australia, at least one unit of study contributing to your course; OR
  • you are a permanent humanitarian visa holder who will be resident in Australia for the duration of your unit; OR
  • you are a permanent visa holder who is undertaking bridging study for overseas-trained professionals, and will be resident in Australia for the duration of the study;

You must also be enrolled in an eligible unit of study by the census date for that unit and must not have exceeded the FEE-HELP limit.


What is the Census Date?

FEE-HELP applications must be submitted at least 2 days prior to your first census date. You have a census date 20% into each study block. This is the last date when you can withdraw from your course of study without penalty.


More Information

FEE-HELP loans may affect your credit rating.

For more information, read the FEE-HELP Information Booklet, or fact sheets: Choosing the right qualification for you, Why is your census date so important, Protect your Tax File Number and Need more assistance.

Please contact our staff directly for further information regarding FEE-HELP.

The Diploma of Information Technology is being delivered by Coder Academy Australia on behalf of the Academy of Information Technology.


Schedule of Fees

GOVERNMENT VET STUDENT LOAN (VSL) INFORMATION

ICT50715 DIPLOMA OF SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

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What is VSL?


VET Student Loans is a loans program provided by the Australian Government to assists eligible students to pay part of their tuition fees. The government directly pays AIT the amount of the loan, and you pay it back through the Australian taxation system once your annual income reaches the minimum repayment threshold. The repayment threshold for 2018-2019 income year is $51,957.

VET Student Loans are especially beneficial for students who could not otherwise afford to pay upfront. There is no interest charged on a VET Student Loan; however, the loan is indexed each year on 1 June.

The threshold amount is subject to change annually. For the 2018-2019 income year, the threshold is $51,957.

VET Student Loans replace the previous VET FEE-HELP scheme. Learn more about VET Student Loans at: https://www.studyassist.gov.au/vet-student-loans

Who is eligible for VET Student Loans?


You may be eligible for VET Student Loans if you are an Australian citizen, a permanent humanitarian visa holder who usually resides in Australia, or a qualifying New Zealand citizen.

To be eligible you must be enrolled in an eligible unit of study by the census date for that unit and have not exceeded your FEE-HELP limit. You must also have been deemed as academically suitable to undertake our course. This includes ability to read and write English and display numeracy skills equal to or above a Year 12 skill level. To show evidence of this ability, you will need to have satisfied the following:

  • Completed Australian Year 12 schooling (please provide a certified copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education),
    — or —
  • Completed a Nationally Recognised Diploma or Higher qualification within the last 5 years (please provide a certified copy of your testamur and transcript).

What is the Census Date?

VSL applications must be submitted at least 2 days prior to your first census date. You have a census date 20% into each study block. This is the last date when you can apply for VSL or withdraw from your course of study without penalty.


More Information

VSL loans may affect your credit rating.

For more information, read the VSL Information Booklet, or fact sheets: Choosing the right qualification for you, Why is your census date so important, Protect your Tax File Number and Need more assistance.

Please contact our staff directly for further information regarding VSL.

The ICT50715 Diploma of Software Development is being delivered by Coder Academy Australia on behalf of the Academy of Information Technology (AIT).


Schedule of Fees

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