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Higher Education Support Amendment (Extending FEE-HELP for VET Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate Courses) Bill 2007

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2004-2005-2006-2007

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

Higher Education Support Amendment (Extending FEE-HELP for VET Diploma and VET Advanced Diploma Courses) Bill 2007

 

 

(1)     Clause 1, page 1 (lines 6 and 7), omit “ and VET Advanced Diploma ”, substitute “ , Advanced Diploma, Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate ”.

[extending FEE-HELP assistance]

(2)     Schedule 1, item 5, page 3 (line 22), omit “ 7-1 ”, substitute “ 6-1 ”.

[section numbering]

(3)     Schedule 1, item 17, page 11 (line 9), omit “7-1”, substitute “6-1”.

[section numbering]

(4)     Schedule 1, item 17, page 47 (after line 4), after subclause 80(2), insert:

          (2A)  If the student is seeking * VET FEE-HELP assistance for a * VET unit of study, he or she does not meet the tax file number requirements for the assistance unless he or she complies with subclause (1) on or before the * census date for the unit.

[tax file number requirements]

(5)     Schedule 1, item 18, page 57 (lines 8 and 9), omit “ * VET Diploma or * VET Advanced Diploma”, substitute “VET Diploma, VET Advanced Diploma, VET Graduate Diploma or VET Graduate Certificate”.

[extending FEE-HELP assistance]

(6)     Schedule 1, item 38, page 61 (lines 4 and 5), omit “or a * VET advanced diploma”, substitute “, a * VET advanced diploma, a * VET graduate diploma or a * VET graduate certificate”.

[extending FEE-HELP assistance]

(7)     Schedule 1, page 62 (after line 7), after item 45, insert:

45A  Clause 1 of Schedule 1

Insert:

VET graduate certificate means a qualification:

                     (a)  at the level of graduate certificate in the Australian Qualifications Framework; and

                     (b)  that meets the guidelines for a VET award as set out in the Australian Qualifications Framework Implementation Handbook.

45B  Clause 1 of Schedule 1

Insert:

VET graduate diploma means a qualification:

                     (a)  at the level of graduate diploma in the Australian Qualifications Framework; and

                     (b)  that meets the guidelines for a VET award as set out in the Australian Qualifications Framework Implementation Handbook.

[extending FEE-HELP assistance]