If you're studying at TAFE NSW you may be able to receive financial assistance from the Commonwealth Government.
Information about all types of assistance including Youth Allowance, Austudy, Abstudy and Pensioner Education Supplement, may be obtained from Centrelink.
Students can now capture, upload and store documents (proof of pension) by registering and using the Centrelink/DHS Express Plus mobile app. Visit Express Plus mobile apps for more information.
The NSW Government provides subsidised or concession travel to a range of people. As a TAFE NSW student you may be entitled to concession or free travel on public or private transport (conditions apply).
For further information, talk to a customer service officer at your local campus.
International students are not entitled to travel concessions. International students may access MyMulti discounted tickets. Visit International student travel discount on the Transport for NSW website for more information.
The Vocational Training Assistance Scheme (VTAS) provides concessions to some apprentices and trainees to attend training.
VTAS may be available to apprentices and trainees who:
Contact an Industry Training Service Centre on 13 28 11 for more information.
Full-time OTEN students studying a secondary school equivalent course may be eligible for a travel concession card.
For more information call 1300 362 346 or visit:
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) may allow you to deduct expenses for self-education under certain circumstances.
Information about eligibility conditions for claiming a deduction is available on:
You should keep your receipts to support claimable expenses.