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Course Fees

Each potential student will be assessed to determine eligibility for government subsidised training or if a Fee-For-Service is suitable. The essential information regarding the basic costs of the training and what that cost covers will be supplied to the potential student.

Skills First Program is a subsidised training scheme through the Victorian Government. It is available to eligible residents in Victoria.

Hammond Institute would consider each case individually and inform each student before and at pre-training review of any additional costs related to the qualification that the student wants to undertake.

Course Fees 2021

Course Name Course Code Scheduled Hours Government Funded Tuition Fee* Government Funded Concession Tuition Fee** Application Fees Fee for Service
Early Childhood
Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care CHC30113 888 $400 $80 $200 $4,000
Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care CHC50113 1998 $0 $0 $200 $12,000
Disability
Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) CHC33015 715 $400 $80 $200 $4,000
Certificate IV in Disability CHC43115 930 $0 $0 $200 $4,000
Ageing
Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) CHC33015 715 $400 $80 $200 $4,000
Certificate IV in Ageing Support CHC43015 1250 $0 $0 $200 $4,000
Community Services
Diploma of Community Services CHC52015 1400 $0 $0 $200 $12,000
Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management CHC62015 1150 $0 $0 $200 $10,000
Education Support
Certificate IV in Education Support CHC40213 790 $0 $0 $200 $4,000
Leisure and Health
Certificate IV in Leisure and Health CHC43415 1055 $0 $0 $200 $4,000
Diploma of Leisure and Health CHC53415 1570 $0 $0 $200 $12,000

The student tuition fees as published are valid from 01/05/2021. They are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and with regards to Victoria and Commonwealth Funding.

* To be eligible for Victorian government subsidised training fees, the candidate must meet the Skills First eligibility criteria and provide evidence to support meeting the criteria.

** If you are a Victorian Government subsidised student, you may be entitled to a concession on your tuition fee if you meet additional eligibility criteria. If you are studying in a Diploma or above qualification you are not eligible to have a concession applied to your tuition fees. Under the Indigenous Completions Initiative, Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander students pay only the concession tuition fee (20% of the tuition fee for the course) for government subsidised training at all qualification levels (including at Diploma and above).

Concessions  (if eligible for the Victorian government subsidised training)
A student enrolling in Certificate IV level and below are eligible for concession who prior to the commencement of training, holds a current and valid:

  • Health Care Card issued by the Commonwealth;
  • Pensioner Concession Card; or
  • Veteran’s Gold Card; or
  • an alternative card or concession eligibility criterion approved by the Minister for the purposes of these Guidelines.

Under the Indigenous Completions Initiative, enrolments in a course at any level will be charged at concession fee to individuals who self-identify as being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent (and are reported as such through the “Indigenous Student Identifier” field of the Student Statistical Report).

If you are studying in a Diploma or above qualification you are not eligible to have a concession applied to your tuition fees.

Under the Indigenous Completions Initiative, Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander students pay only the concession tuition fee (20% of the tuition fee for the course) for government subsidised training at all qualification levels (including at Diploma and above).

Other fees that are applicable during or after completion:

  • Class Transfer Fee: $100
  • Re-issue of Certificate: $100
  • Issue of First Aid Certificate*: $20
  • Student ID Card: $5
  • Deferral Fee**: $200

*Issue of First Aid Certificate fees only applies when the First Aid unit is part of your qualification. If students are paying full fees for the First Aid course then they don’t have to pay First Aid Certificate fees.

**Deferral fees will be charged if after commencement of the course student defer or hold the course for more than 4 weeks.

Study Material

  • Students will be given access to a softcopy of all the resources. If students require a hard copy of the resources they have the option to print themself or request the copy from Hammond Institute for fees of $10 per unit.
  • For the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care recommended books are Frameworks for Learning and Development and The Business of Childcare. The books can be purchased from Hammond Institute for $130 or Cengage Learning Australia ISBN 9780170279048.

Refund

Application fees are non-refundable.

For refunds please check our refund policy https://hammond.edu.au/Forms/Refund_Policy.pdf

 

Payment of course fees does not guarantee successful completion and issuance of a certificate.

These course fees are up to date at the time of publication but may be subject to change with regard to Victoria and Commonwealth funding.