This course is delivered fully online. It is recommended that you allocate 4-8 hours per week to successfully course complete within one year. As this is a self-paced course, enrolments are ongoing throughout the semester.
How to enrol or apply
To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled
GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI) Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.
PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process. The loan cap for this course is $5000. This means the maximum amount you can borrow for each unit of study is $1150, and you will need to directly pay the remaining $213 for each Unit of Study.
Find out more about VET Student Loans at http://studyassist.gov.au/sites/studyassist/vet%20student%20loans/pages/vet%20student%20loans
Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.
The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed below. Fees are charged on the census day for each unit of study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.
Find out about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition
Financial assistance: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance
As this is a self-paced course, enrolments are ongoing throughout the semester. Once you have enrolled and finalised payment you may start the course even after the advertised commencment date.