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Forsythes Training is an established reputable Registered Training Organisation. We have been providing quality training solutions for individuals and corporates across Australia for over 15 years.

At Forsythes Training, we offer you the support, flexibility and technology you need to finish your course.

Forsythes Training offer VET Student Loans for a range of qualifications at Diploma level including:

About VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is a student loan scheme that is funded by the Commonwealth Government to assist eligible students in Diploma level and above.

VET Student Loans offers the options of:

  • deferring all of your tuition fees
  • paying some of your tuition fees upfront and deferring the balance

VET Student Loans are not subject to income or assets tests and have a loan fee of 20% for fee-for-service VET Student Loans.

Eligibility Criteria Applies

To be eligible for VET Student Loans you must:

  • be an Australian citizen or a permanent humanitarian visa holder who will be resident in Australia for the duration of study
  • provide a tax file number
  • not exceed your FEE-HELP loan limit
  • provide, or be allocated, a Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) – a unique identifying number provided by the Australian government

Paying Back the Loan

You repay your VET Student Loan through the Australian Taxation Office when once your repayment income is above the compulsory repayment threshold. This threshold is adjusted each year. The compulsory repayment threshold for 2015-16 the compulsory repayment threshold was $54,126. The compulsory repayment for 2016-2017 year is $54,869. More information can be found on the Study Assist website.

Applying for the Loan

To apply for VET Student Loans, you need to:

  1. Read the VET Student Loans Information Booklet
  2. Complete a Request for VET Student Loans Assistance form. This is available in hard copy from Forsythes Training

How do I find out more?

More information about VET Student Loans, including Frequently Asked Questions and information about FEE-HELP loan limits, may be found on the Study Assist website.

Forsythes Training offer a variety of courses, including a wide range of business related courses. Our education options provide programs for students that are fully supported by experienced staff. We recognise the importance of motivating and guiding our students through their learning experience, that’s why we complement our courses with coaches, mentors and student support days.

Our courses are available via a number of delivery options including;

  • traditional instructor lead
  • blended
  • distance learning/e-learning

A range of delivery options allows you to study at your own pace and work through your qualification the way you desire. Embrace the peace of mind of knowing three of our Diploma courses are available for you to undertake with the support of VET Student Loans.

Our government assisted Diploma courses can be done from anywhere and at your own pace. There’s always someone there to guide you in the right direction at each step throughout your course. We believe in getting you to study now, pay later, with our VET Student Loans and a loan plan where the government pays for your to study. Best of all, you can enjoy the freedom of only paying it back when you’re earning good money.

Our dedicated team is here to assist YOU.

Take steps forward to advance in your career with a nationally recognised:

  • Diploma

Contact Forsythes Training TODAY on 02 4922 0122, or email