Fee Information

Enrolment and registration fees are required for each course.

  • Enrolment & Course Registration Fee – $150 per student – this fee is deducted from total course fees and only applicable to fee paying students

Course fees include all course materials, notes and student handbook.

  • CHC10415 Certificate I in Active Volunteering – $500
  • CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services – $1050
  • CHC24015 Certificate II in Active Volunteering – $1500
  • CHC34015 Certificate III in Active Volunteering – $1800

Management Qualifications

  • CHC44015 Certificate IV in Volunteer Program Coordination – $4000
  • CHC62015 Advanced Diploma in Community Sector Management – $5500
  • BSB61015 Advanced Diploma in Leadership & Management – $5500

Dual Qualifications

  • CHC24015 & CHC22015 – $1950
  • CHC22015 & CHC34015 – $2250
  • CHC62015 & BSB61015 – $7500

All course fees are GST exempt

Depending on your current financial circumstances and employment status, course fees may be subsidised by Federal and/or State Government funding.

Please forward your details to our office, and we will be able to advise your course fees and discuss your options further.



1. If NVETS receives fees paid in arrears then the refund policy is not applicable.

2. The refund policy and procedures applies to those students who pay their fees in advance  

3. Tuition fees and application fees to be refunded in full if:

  • Due to the flexible nature of our courses, the course does not commence within 3mths of our published starting date.
  • The course stops being provided after it starts but before it’s completed.
  • The course is not provided fully to the student because the college has a sanction imposed on it by a government regulator.

4. Refunds under the above conditions are paid in full to the student within 14 working days.

5. In making a contract to enrol in a course at NVETS the applicant acknowledges the following:

  • That the information provided by the applicant in their application is complete and correct.
  • Agrees to be bound by NVETS‘s rules and regulations and any amendments made to the rules and regulations.
  • Agrees to undertake a testing requirement prior to any course entry, if deemed necessary by NVETS.
  • Agrees to pay all fees required on or before the due date as notified in writing by NVETS or as per the invoice.
  • NVETS will access these fees in accordance with the procedures established by the State Government and the Australian Department of Employment, Education and Workplace Relations (DEEWR).
  • NVETS reserves the right to accept or reject any application for enrolment at its discretion.
  • NVETS reserves the right to cancel any course prior to the commencement date of the course should it be deemed necessary and in that event, shall refund all payments received from the applicant.
  • Refunds are made in accordance with the policy below and full refunds of amounts owed to the student are made within 14 working days.

6. Should a student cancel their own enrolment then they may be entitled to a full refund (less the enrolment fee). They must apply in writing to the CEO, NVETS (with supporting documentation) providing the following criterion is met:

  • Fees and charges have been paid in full before the commencement of the training and the cancellation occurs during the enrolment period.

7. The following table outlines reasons why a refund may be requested and the amount of tuition fees that are refunded to the student by NVETS.

Withdrawal Reason Amount Refunded
Withdrawal at least 1 week prior to the agreed start date Full refund
Withdrawal at 1-6 days prior to agreed start date 50% refund (Enrolment fee retained by the NVETS)
Withdrawal on the agreed start date No refund
Withdrawal after the agreed start date No refund
Course withdrawn by the RTO Full refund
NVETS is unable to provide the course for which the original offer was made Full refund


8. Process for making application for refund is as follows:

a) Student must make application for refund in writing using the Application for refund form to the Administration Officer outlining the reasons for requesting the refund.

b) Refund requests for full or partial refunds must:

  • set out the reasons for the request; and
  • be accompanied by supporting documents as may be appropriate; and

c) Information provided by the student on the Refunds Application Form must include:

  • date of the claim
  • full name of student
  • course in which the student was enrolled
  • basis for making the claim
  • amount claimed
  • address to which the refund is to be forward
  • student’s payment details
  • student’s signature; and
  • all documents relevant to consideration of the claim

9. Refund is provided to student as per this Refund policy and procedures

10. This agreement and the availability of the complaints and appeals procedure do not remove the student’s rights to take action under Australia’s consumer protection laws.

11. NVETS dispute resolution process does not circumscribe the student’s right to pursue other legal remedies.

12. The student can refer to NVETS’s complaints and appeals procedure if they wish to appeal the refund policy.

13. Tuition fees are not transferable to another person or institution.

14. NVETS reserves the right to change, alter or amend curricula, syllabi, course structure, fees and any other matter pertaining to the provision of a course at any time. NVETS changes, alterations and amendments may be made without notice.

15. If NVETS has to change any of the refund conditions for any reason, all students are notified of the change in writing.

16. Refunds will only be paid to the person that enters into the contract with NVETS unless NVETS receives written direction to pay the refund to somebody else.