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 2020
|Course Name||Course Code||Scheduled Hours||Government Funded Tuition Fee*||Government Funded Concession Tuition Fee**||Application Fees***||Fee for Service|
|Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care||CHC30113||888||$400||$80||$80||$4,000|
|Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care||CHC50113||1998||$0||$0||$80||$10,000|
|Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)||CHC33015||715||$0||$0||$80||$4,000|
|Certificate IV in Disability||CHC43115||930||$0||$0||$80||$4,000|
|Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)||CHC33015||715||$0||$0||$80||$4,000|
|Certificate IV in Ageing Support||CHC43015||1250||$0||$0||$80||$4,000|
|Diploma of Community Services||CHC52015||1400||$0||$0||$400||$10,000|
|Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management||CHC62015||1150||$0||$0||$80||$6,500|
|Certificate IV in Education Support||CHC40213||790||$400||$80||$0||$4,000|
|Leisure and Health|
|Certificate IV in Leisure and Health||CHC43415||1055||0||0||$80||$4,000|
|Diploma of Leisure and Health||CHC53415||1570||0||0||$80||$10,000|
The student tuition fees as published are valid from 01/01/2020. 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).
*** Administration fees are non-refundable.
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, for 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
Issue of First Aid Certificate fees only applies when 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.
Study Material (optional)
Students will be given access to books in the classroom. 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 or Cengage Learning Australia ISBN 9780170279048.
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.
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.