Loan Provider Applications Open for RTOs

Date —

05 Dec 2019

Industry Sector/s —
Vocational Education & Training

Summary —

The Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business will open the next round for Registered Training Organisations who are seeking approval to become a VET Student Loans Approved Course Provider on 9 December 2019 and will close on 31 March 2020.

Key Issues —

The Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business has announced that it will be opening a new round for those Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) who are interested in becoming a VET Loan Student Approved Course Provider this month.

The applications are open from 9 December 2019 until 31 March 2020. Those RTOs who are interested and eligible in being one of these Providers must lodge an expression of interest in order to receive an application pack.

      Australian Government Link –

The Department will notify unsuccessful applicants, and those who have already expressed interest.

Independent providers support more than 70% of the 4.1 million students undertaking VET program, including 58% of students undertaking a VET Diploma, 64% of students undertaking a Certificate IV and 58% of students undertaking a Certificate III.

Member Engagement —

ITECA’s ability to play a lead role in matters associated with this issue rests on the advice and guidance of individuals serving on the ITECA Vocational Education Reference Committee.


Further Information —

For more information on this issue please send an email to vocational.education@iteca.edu.au or telephone 1300 421 017.  Stay up to date via Twitter @ITECAust or via Facebook at www.facebook.com/ITECAust.


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