To enrol in one of our VET courses and to prove your eligibility you'll need to provide a range of documentation. Don't worry if you don't have a scanner. You can simply take a clear picture of the required documents on your smart phone to send to us if we need to see them. You may need to provide a selection of the following types of documents.
Copies of one of the following documents help prove your identity and show your date of birth:
Copies of one of the following documents that show a Queensland address and match the other address information provided help prove your Queensland residency:
If you want to study a degree with TAFE Queensland you can either apply through QTAC, or directly through TAFE Queensland. Find out more about which application method you should use based on your study and work background.
We’ve made the application process as easy as possible so you can start preparing for your new study adventure sooner. Depending on what course you’d like to study there are a few different application methods available.
A copy of one of the following documents proves your citizenship:
*Birth Certificate must be prior to 20 August 1986 or show that one/both parents as born in Australia.
Provide a copy of one of the following documents to prove your residency status*:
*Only required for domestic students who are not Australian or New Zealand citizens
To be eligible to access fee-free training you must enrol and start training by the end of the calendar year following the completion of Year 12.
We can accept any of the following in order to verify your enrolment:
Please note that concession fees are only available for students who meet eligibility for Queensland Government subsidised training.
To apply for a concession fee you are required to provide evidence (and for this to be validated) at the time of enrolment to support your concession status:
Or you need to identify as:
In order to verify your identity you will need to provide a screen shot from the ATO section of your My.Gov account showing your name, address and date of birth.
You will also need to prove your academic suitability by providing evidence of one of the following:
If you cannot provide either of the above documents you will be required to display competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy. TAFE Queensland will assess your competence using the Australian Government approved assessment tool — Basic Key Skills Builder (bksb).
Students under 18 years of age applying for a VET Student Loan will also need to complete a Parental Consent Form.
For New Zealand Citizens applying for a VET Student Loan
In order to qualify for a VSL you must have entered Australia as a dependent child under 18 years of age and have been a resident in Australia for the previous 10 years (physically present in Australia for at least eight out of the past 10 years and 18 months of the last two years at the time of the loan application).
You will need to supply the following documents:
To obtain FEE-HELP you must complete a Request for FEE-HELP assistance form, available from TAFE Queensland and you will need to a tax file number (TFN). When completing the Request for FEE-HELP assistance form, you may be required to submit additional Documentary Evidence. This evidence must be provided if you:
From 1 January 2020, a combined HELP loan limit will replace the FEE-HELP limit and will include FEE-HELP, VET Student Loans, VET FEE-HELP and HECS-HELP. Only new HECS-HELP borrowing will count towards a person's HELP limit. Any existing FEE-HELP, VET FEE-HELP or VET Student Loans that counted towards your FEE-HELP limit will now count towards the new HELP limit. More information at Study Assist.