Information for students on how to access a VET Student Loan, including how to find approved courses and approved course providers.
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Alert for VET Students
For advice to VET students seeing historical loan amounts now appearing on their ATO record please read the Update for VET students on historic loan records.
How to access a VET Student Loan
Find out if you are eligible to access a VET Student Loan, learn how to apply for the loan and see the resources available to assist you manage your loan.
You can search for courses and course providers, including VET Student Loan Approved courses and providers on the My Skills website. Providers approved for VET Student Loans are identified by the active ‘VSL’ logo. You can also refine your search for courses by qualification, course feature, financial assistance and industry sector.
This is the list of providers currently approved to offer VET Student Loans.
These providers are no longer approved to offer VET Student Loans.
If you have an issue with your debt or a complaint about a provider there are formal complaints processes to have your problem addressed.
Tuition protection and provider default
If your VSL provider defaults, you may be eligible to access tuition protection assistance. Defaults are defined as failing to start to provide a course, or part of a course, on the day it was scheduled to start, and you have not withdrawn. Defaults also occur when the provider closes or ceases delivering your course.
The Department of Employment and Workplace Relations is committed to monitoring and enforcing the compliance of approved course providers with the VET Student Loans Act and the VET Student Loans Rules.
VET FEE-HELP Students
VET FEE-HELP Student Redress Measures provide a remedy for students who, due to the inappropriate conduct of their VET provider, incurred debts under the VET FEE-HELP loan scheme.
You will find more information about government assistance for financing tertiary study on Study Assist.