Skills First Program

The following qualifications are delivered under the Victorian Government Skills First Program. Eligibility criteria must be met to access funding.
Enrolling in any Avante Education course under the Skills First Program can affect your access to future Government subsidised training.
The student fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Here’s the full Statement of Fees with a more detailed breakdown than the table below.

Statement of Fees Breakdown

Statement of Fees Table

QualificationsGovernment Funding AvailabilityMaximum Tuition FeeHourly Tuition FeeMaximum Indicative Government ContributionHourly Subsidy RateProposed Tuition Fee (Paid By Learners)Enrolment Fee
Course Consumables FeeLearner Resources (Digital)***Learner Resources (Hardcopy)***Kit CostRPL Fees
SHB20216 - Certificate II in Salon AssistantTRAINEESHIP ONLY$3,818$11.50$3,320$10.00$0$200$270$80$500$420$830
SHB30416 - Certificate III in Hairdressing (Non-Apprenticeship)FUNDING AVAILABLE$12,098$11.50$8,942$8.50$0$200$270$80$500$750$2630
SHB30416 - Certificate III in Hairdressing (Apprenticeship)FUNDING AVAILABLEN/AN/A$13,315$12.50$0$200$270$80$500$750N/A
SHB40216 - Certificate IV in HairdressingFUNDING AVAILABLE$5,830.50$11.50$3,549$7$0$200$270$80$500$750$1,268
SHB30516 - Certificate III in Barbering (Non-Apprenticeship)FUNDING AVAILABLE$9,717.50$11.50$7,183$8.50$0$200$270$80$500$750$2,113
SHB30516 - Certificate III in Barbering (Apprenticeship)APPRENTICESHIPN/A$11.50$10,563$12.50$0$200$270$80$500$750-
SHB20116 - Certificate II in Retail CosmeticsTRAINEESHIP ONLY$4795.50$11.50$2,502$6$0$200$270$80$500$420$1,043
SHB40115 - Certificate IV in Beauty TherapyFUNDING AVAILABLE$11,224.00$11.50$5,856$6$0$200$0$80$500$1395$2,440
CPC40110 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)FUNDING AVAILABLE$8,970.00$11.50$8,970$11$0$200$270$80$500-$1,950
CPC50210 - Diploma of Building & Construction (Building)FUNDING AVAILABLE$13,500.00$7.50$12,600$7.50$0$200$270$80$500-$4,500

The learner tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Eligibility for the Skills First Program will be assessed by a member of our enrolment team prior to enrolment.

NOTE
Fee For Service
Fee for service rates apply to those applicants who do not meet the eligibility for funding under the Skills First Program

CONCESSION RATES
We have tried our best to make our rates competitive and do not charge an extra tuition fee, therefore a concession card does not affect any fees or funding.

KIT COST
Kit Cost may vary according to Learner’s requirement and chosen electives.