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Enrolment & Fee Information

Enrolment Information

Please contact Prace on 9462 6077 to enrol.

Many of our courses allow for enrolment after the start date.

Course commencement is subject to variation and sufficient enrolments.

Fees Information

Tuition fee calculation is based on regulatory requirements for fees for government funded training in Victoria. This is determined by the Victorian Government.  All courses are subject to eligibility requirements.  Please see below, or contact us for more details.

Please note: the Student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Eligibility for government-subsidised study

You may be eligible for a government subsidy through the Skills First program for an accredited course or the Learn Local program for pre-accredited short courses at Prace.

You may also be eligible for free English as an Additional Language classes through the Commonwealth Government’s Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) or Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program.  Refer to our English courses page for more information about these programs.

The Victorian Government’s Skills First Program makes vocational training more accessible to people who need skills to get a job or to undertake further education.  The Learn Local program provides opportunities for adult learners in Victoria to gain the skills they need for study, work and life.

To be eligible for government-subsidised training through Skills First or Learn Local you must be:

  • an Australian citizen, or
  • an Australian permanent resident, or
  • a New Zealand citizen, or
  • an eligible Asylum Seeker (see Asylum Seeker VET program below).


If you are still enrolled at secondary school you are not eligible for a government-subsidy through these programs.

You must be over 17, or if you’re under 17 you must have a formal exemption from school.

If you are enrolling in an accredited foundation skills course (our accredited EAL courses, or Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways), your highest qualification recognised in Australia must be below Diploma level.

Skills First funding is limited to:

  • two courses at a time
  • two courses in a year.


There is no limit on the number of subsidised pre-accredited courses you can complete each year.

For more information about eligibility for Skills First, go to The Victorian Skills Gateway Eligibility Indicator, or contact us

Contact us for more information about eligibility for Learn Local pre-accredited courses.

Asylum Seeker VET program

The Asylum Seeker VET program gives eligible asylum seekers access to accredited and pre-accredited training subsidised by the Victorian Government.

You are eligible if you:

  • hold any humanitarian, protection or refugee visa in Australia; or
  • have applied for a humanitarian, protection or refugee visa and hold a bridging visa for this purpose; or
  • have made an application under s.417 or s.48b of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) which is yet to be determined and hold a bridging visa.


You must have a visa with study rights.  If your course includes a work placement you must also have work rights.

For more information see www.vic.gov.au/asylum-seeker-vet-program


Fee Types

Concession Student holds current concession card and is eligible for a government-subsidised training place.
Full Fee Student does not hold a concession card, but is eligible for a government-subsidised training place.
Fee For Service Student is not eligible for a government-subsidised training place.


Fee exemptions are available for financial hardship.

A Service and Amenities Fee (SA) of $10 applies to all courses unless otherwise specified.

Skills First – Standard Tuition Fees

Prace Schedule of Fees and Charges

Prace Student Selection, Enrolment, Induction Policy

Replacement Certificate Request Form