Course Fees

Course and Incidental Fees

Each Course Page has a Fee Checker to show the exact course price. 

The following information is a summary of Course Fees and provides details on Incidental Fees. 

Course Enrolment Fees

  • Private Enrolment Course Fees

    The following fees apply where a subsidised program is not available based on standard delivery: Online Delivery with Student Adviser phone and email support.

    2017 Standard Course Fees (applicable for enrolments from 1 March 2017)

    Individual Students

    Certificate 2

     $ 2 500

    Certificate 3

     $ 3 300

    Certificate 4

     $ 4 400

    Diploma

     $ 6 600

    Advanced Diploma

     $ 8 800

    For private students a direct debit monthly instalment plan is possible; or by agreement invoices at agreed intervals.

    For enrolments in Short Courses ie specific units or subjects the applicable fee is the % of units to be studied compared to the number required for the award of the qualification.

    A minimum fee applies for the issue of a Qualification where Credit Transfers apply. See Incidental Fees.

  • Employer Programs - Course Fees

    The following fees apply for qualifications with our standard online delivery with Student Adviser phone and email support:

    2017 Group Discounts 

    Individual Students

    Group Enrolments of 20+

    Certificate 2

     $ 2 500

    $ 2 250

    Certificate 3

     $ 3 300

    $ 3 000

    Certificate 4

     $ 4 400

    $ 4 000

    Diploma

     $ 6 600

    $ 6 000

    Advanced Diploma

     $ 8 800

    $ 8 000

    Contact us to discuss larger group sizes.

    Invoices are issued at enrolment and invoicing terms are 14 days unless there is prior written agreement.

    Discounts may also apply where a subsidised program is available for which your employees are eligible and wish to enrol in.

    For enrolments in Short Courses ie specific units or subjects the applicable fee is the % of units to be studied compared to the number required for the award of the qualification.

    A minimum fee applies for the issue of a Qualification where Credit Transfers apply. See Incidental Fees.

  • NSW Smart and Skilled Subsidised Training Courses

    The College has a Smart and Skilled contract in NSW that subsidises most College qualifications across the state; with only the compulsory Enrolment Fee being payable by the employer or student.

    Fees are in accordance with the NSW Funding List with most courses attracting a 50% discount from our standard fees. From 1 January 2017 there will be slight increases to 2016 prices eg $20.

    The College allows you to pay the enrolment fee on a payment plan or you can pay in 2 instalments. Our goal is to make sure you have this once-in-a lifetime opportunity to upskill.

    There are fee exemptions and concessions.

    Refer to the Smart and Skilled page for details of subsidised courses.

  • WA Future Skills Subsidised Courses

    Under WA Future Skills government subsided online courses attract a Compulsory Student Contribution Fee as an hourly rate for each nominal hour of study in each calendar year.

    The fees quoted will be fees for the whole qualification based on the 2017 rate applicable for the relevant Training Program, but will vary based on the units of competency chosen, and if there is a government rate change in subsequent years.

    There are fee concessions.

    Refer to the Future Skills page for details of subsidised courses.

    An invoice for any adjusted amount is issued at completion of your course.

  • QLD Certificate 3 and Higher Skills Program Fees

    Under the QLD Certificate 3 and VET Higher Skills Fund Program rules all subsidised students must be charged a co-contribution fee. We call this your enrolment fee. These fees are:

    Course

    Fees

    Certificate 3 in IT

     $ 600

    Certificate 3 business qualifications

     $1200

    Certificate 3 in Financial Services and Customer Engagement

     $1500

    Certificate 4 in Accounting

     $2400

    Applicable student enrolment fees are displayed on each course page under Check Price. They represent a significant discount from the standard course price

    All student fees are inclusive of all aspects of training.

    Concession fees are available for eligible students.

    All College courses are available at a fair price, with an interest free payment plan.

  • Short Course Fees

    For enrolments in Short Courses ie specific units or subjects the applicable fee is the % of units to be studied compared to the number required for the award of the qualification.

    For example to complete 2 units of competency in a qualification that required 10 units of competency and costs $4 400 - the fees would 2/10 x $4400 = $880

    This fee applies where a Statement of Attainment has been issued. 

    A minimum fee applies for the issue of a Qualification where Credit Transfers apply. See Incidental Fees.

  • Why ACCM Can Offer Great Course Pricing

    The Australian College of Commerce and Management delivers high quality courses and qualifications at a very competitive price and possesses contracts to deliver government funded qualifications in most states.

    We are able to keep our pricing competitive because of our use of technology to control our business costs; and we strongly believe in full disclosure of all costs.

    Please call us if you require any assistance or for more information, particularly for group based programs.

Traineeship Enrolment Fees

  • Traineeship Fees Payable By Employer

    Fees are invoiced to the Employer unless an agreement is in place to directly invoice the trainee.

  • NSW Traineeship Fees

    For Trainees registered under NSW Smart and Skilled funding the Fees are as specified in the NSW Skills List pricing schedule applicable at the date of enrolment for that qualification.

    •For certificate 2 traineeships the fee is $ 870

    •For certificate 3 and 4 traineeships the fee is $ 1000

    •For Diploma traineeships the fee is $ 1000

    For a Traineeship not on the funding list, or not within the College funding allocation, fees will be as per the College published Employer Program price or as agreed with the client on a fee for service basis.

    Refer to the Smart and Skilled Traineeship List.

     

  • Queensland Traineeship Fees

    A fee applies for all traineeships in Queensland. The fees vary based on the traineeship. These will be quoted on each specific course page.

    For Trainees registered in QLD Priority 1 funded Traineeships the fees are as specified in the QLD Fee Policy (ie currently $ 1.60 per nominal hour). The total is calculated and quoted at enrolment.

    For a Traineeship not fully funded as Priority 1 on the funding list, fees will be as per the College published standard price or as agreed with the client on a fee for service basis. These will be quoted on each specific course page.

  • Western Australian Traineeship Fees

    Fees vary based on the type of traineeship and the course undertaken. These are quoted on each course page.

    For Trainees registered under WA Eligible Traineeship or Existing Worker Traineeship lists the applicable fees are as specified in the WA Fee Policy.

    • For certificate 2, 3 and 4 new worker traineeships the fee is $ 3.21 per nominal hour in 2016 and $3.25 in 2017.

    • For existing worker traineeships and diploma level traineeships the fee is $ 5.73 per nominal hour in 2016 and $5.79 in 2017. 

    For a Traineeship not on the funding list, or not within the College funding allocation, fees will be as per the College published standard price or as agreed with the client on a fee for service basis.

    By approving the enrolment, employers of trainees in WA are acknowledging that they will pay the student fees on the trainees behalf and request the invoice to be issued directly to them.

  • ACT Traineeship Fees

    ACT Traineeship fees vary by course undertaken.

    ACT subsidises most traineeship qualifications delivered by the College. 

    The correct fee will display for your enrolment category and course when you apply on-line to enrol.

    The 2017 ACT Traineeship Fees range from $350 - $4000 depending on Qualification Level

  • Tasmanian Traineeship Fees

    Traineeship fees vary by type of traineeship and course undertaken.

    For the traineeships partially subsidised and on the College approved funding allocation, the 2017 traineeship fees are $500 - $2200 depending on Qualification Level.

    If a traineeship is not in the College approved funding allocation, the fees will be as per the College published standard price or as agreed with the client on a fee for service basis.

  • Victorian Traineeship Fees

    Course Fees are the published standard fees, or as varied in a Client Services Agreement.

  • Northern Territory Traineeship Fees

    Course Fees are the published standard fees, or as varied in a Client Services Agreement.

Help To Determine Your Traineeship Options & Fees

Given the range of enrolment options across all of Australia, it can be time consuming to determine the best option for you. Call us to get expert assistance.

If your would like to know the ins-and outs we have listed below a comprehensive list of FAQs about traineeships. Yes - it can be complicated. So call us to get expert no-obligation assistance.

CPD, RPL and Incidental Fees

  • CPD Program Fees

    CPD Programs are by online Delivery.  Talk to us about your expected enrolment numbers for exact pricing.

    CPD Course

    Annual Fees 2017

    Lenders Program206

    for Existing Clients

     $ 297 GST included

    Lenders Program206

    for Clients using only CPD

     $ 352 GST included

  • RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) Fees

    RPL Fees are payable in addition to listed course fees. Refer to Policy and Procedures on RPL Processes.

    Prior to students being charged the RPL Fee they will be given a quick verbal assessment of whether the RPL is likely to be successful based on the evidence they plan to submit.

    RPL Fees apply as RPL is often a personalised training activity and so there are limited opportunities to minimise costs through economies of scale.

    Course Level

    RPL Fees

    Certificate 1, 2 or 3

    $ 400

    Certificate 4

    $ 800

    Diploma

    $1 200

    Advanced Diploma

    $1 600

    Credit Transfers are exempt from this fee.

     

    RPL Fees for Individual Subjects / Units of Competency. These include the subject enrolment fee.

    Course Level

    RPL Fees per Unit of Competency

    Certificate 1, 2 or 3

    $ 400

    Certificate 4

    $ 800

    Diploma

    $1 200

    Advanced Diploma

    $1 600

  • Additional Subject Modules

    All listed course fees are applicable for the minimum number of units of competency required to achieve the qualification.

    Additional units of competency can be added based on an additional fee of:

    • $200 per Certificate II subject
    • $300 per Certificate III subject
    • $400 per Certificate IV subject
    • $500 per Diploma subject
    • $600 per Advanced Diploma subject.
  • Minimum Qualification Testamur Issuing Fee

    Where the majority of a qualification is Credit Transfer from other RTOs or from another College course an additional  Qualification Issue fee is applicable. This is in addition to the course fees for the units undertaken in this course with the College, noting credit transfers attract no fee.

    The minimum total fees applicable will be: $1000 for Certificate 2 or 3; $1200 for Certificate IV; $1600 for Diploma and $2000 for Advanced Diploma.

    This minimum fee will be calculated by adding the prorata course enrolment fees for the subjects undertaken (ie those that are not Credit Transfer) and then a Qualification Issuance Fee such that the minimum amount payable is no less than listed above.

    Note the College will not normally agree to issue qualifications that involve all or the majority of units as Credit Transfer from other providers, so please enquire before enrolling and get a correct fee quote. 

  • Dual Qualification Testamur Fee

    Where enrolment in one course enables a student to also qualify for the issue of a second qualification a Dual Qualification Testamur Fee of $500 applies, unless this has been waived under a specific promotion or in a Client Services Agreement. This fee also applied if there is an embedded qualification. This is in addition to any additional subject fees.

     

  • Extension of Enrolment Term Fee

    This fee applies where the extension period approved exceeds the maximum published enrolment term, or traineeship term, or a student is discontinued by the College for failure to meet Student Participation Standards, and requests to recommence.

    $500 applies for each further 6 month period.

    This is payable in advance. Extension approvals are subject to qualification currency. The College is not obligated to approve an extension.

  • Requests for Printed Course Materials and Other Documents

    This fee applies for requested paper documents, rather than the available free electronic formats and includes standard postage within Australia if applicable.

    Paper Enrolment Forms

    $50 per enrolment

    Printed Course Materials

    $30 per subject / module

  • Transition to Newer Qualification Fee

    Qualifications are regularly updated. The replaced qualification is called the superseded qualification; and has a "transition date" by which all enrolled students must be completed, or be enrolled in the newer qualification (if offered by the College).

    The following Transition Fee applies to transitions to newer qualifications:

    • $500 Certificate II and III
    • $600 Certificate IV
    • $800 Diploma
    • $1000 Advanced Diploma

     

    This fee also applies where students request to be transitioned before the transition date, when they may (in the Colleges judgement) otherwise have completed the superseded qualification within the time frame.

    The College may waive the Transition Fee at its discretion and will waive the fee for students who were not given at least 6 months notice of the requirement to complete before the transition date.

    Trainees are exempt from this fee.

    NSW Smart and Skilled enrolments are exempt from this fee where the transition is approved by Smart and Skilled.

    Students and trainees past their original course completion date must also pay the course Extension Fee for each extension period in addition.

  • Optional Qualification Testamur Certificate Presentation Folder

    Qualification Testamur Certificates are posted for free within Australia by standard post.

    You have the option to have your Qualification posted / provided to you in Presentation Folder. These fees include postage within Australia.

    Presentation Folder Certificate

    $40 per certificate in a presentation folder

  • Document Copy Requests

    Original Certificates are issued at completion of your qualification for free. This fee applies for duplicate copies requested.

    Reissue of Certificates - email only

     $20 per certificate or Statement of Attainment re-issued by email

    Reissue of Certificates - email and printed

     $60 per certificate or Statement of Attainment re-issued by post and email

    Other documents requested under Privacy Policy

     $60 per hour

  • Late Payment and Dishonour Fees

    The fees are only incurred if the payment due dates are missed.

    They are payable to The College in addition to any fees charged by any third party direct debit provider and banks.

    Late payment of invoice or instalment

     $50 per late payment

    Direct Debit dishonour fee

     $50 per dishonour

    Cheque Dishonour Fee

     $50 per dishonour

    Credit Card Dishonour Fee

     $50 per dishonour

  • Important Disclaimer about Incorrect Fees

    If there is an incorrect fee advertised or used in the enrolment process the College reserves the right to apply the correct fee, regardless of how or why the error occurred.

Refunds

Refer to our Refunds Policy and your specific terms and conditions.

  • Students please note that eligibility to any refund amount is based on the date we receive (and acknowledge) notice of your withdrawal. Delays in advising us of your withdrawal will impact eligibility to any refund. 
  • Students may ask for a deferral / suspension that, where approved, will maintain your right to a refund calculated from the start date of the suspension if you later withdraw.