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REFUND POLICY FOR VET FEE ENABLED COURSES OF STUDY

Definitions

Eligible Student: refers to students, who are, or would be entitled to VET FEE-HELP assistance under clause 43 of Schedule 1A of the Higher Education Support Act 2003.

VET Course of Study: a course for which an Eligible Student may access VET FEE-HELP assistance to pay for all or part of their Tuition Fees.

VET Unit of Study: a published unit of study that a Student may undertake to complete a VET Course of Study. This Unit of Study may include one or more Units of Competence.

Tuition Fees: fees paid for a VET Unit of Study.

Census Date: a published date no earlier than 20% of the way through each VET Unit of Study.

1.         Withdrawal from a VET unit of study / VET course of study

Students of Australian Institute of Personal Trainers Pty Ltd (AIPT) who wish to withdraw from a VET Unit of Study or VET Course of Study must do so in writing via email (student.services@aipt.edu.au) or via post at AIPT, PO BOX 303, Lutwyche, Qld 4030. Verbal withdrawal requests cannot be accepted under any circumstance.

2.         Refunds – students who are eligible for VET FEE-HELP assistance

This section is applicable to domestic students who are Australian citizens or permanent humanitarian visa holders (who are resident in Australia for the duration of the VET Unit of Study) enrolled in a VET Course of Study offered by AIPT.

In the event of a student withdrawing from a VET Unit of Study on or before the census date for that unit of study:

  • 100% of tuition fees paid for that unit will be refunded to the student; and
  • the student will not incur a VET FEE-HELP debt.

In the event of a student withdrawing from a VET Unit of Study after census date for that unit of study:

  • no refund is applicable; and/or
  • the student will incur a VET FEE-HELP debt.

3.         Refunds – students who are not eligible for VET FEE-HELP assistance

This section is applicable to domestic students who are permanent residents (who are not permanent humanitarian visa holders who are resident in Australia for the duration of the VET Unit of Study) and New Zealand citizens enrolled in a VET Course of Study offered by AIPT.

In the event of a student withdrawing from a VET Unit of Study on or before the census date for that unit of study 100% of tuition fees paid for that unit will be refunded to the student.

In the event of a student withdrawing from a VET Unit of Study after census date for that unit of study no refund is applicable.

 

4.         Payment of Refunds

Refunds will be paid within 30 days of the census date of the VET Unit of Study to which the withdrawal applies.

 

5.         Publication

This refund policy will be made available to students and persons seeking to enrol with AIPT by publication on AIPT’s website (www.aipt.edu.au).  This refund policy will also form part of enrolment information.

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