VET Student Loans Information

Air Gold Coast is proud to be an independent VET Student Loan provider and is approved by the Department of Education, Employment and workplace Relations (DEEWR) to offer VET Student Loans to eligible students enrolled in our nationally accredited courses.

It is important that prospective students become familiar with the way the VET Student Loan program works. We strongly encourage prospective students to read and understand all of the information contained in this page, as well as the hyperlinks contained within.  VET Student Loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements.  VET Student Loans gives rise to a HELP debt that continues to be a debt due to the Commonwealth until it is repaid.  Please visit the Department of Education website for more information about VET Student Loans here.

Air Gold Coast is a quality Flight Training provider that is registered with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) as a Registered Training Organisation to deliver Vocational Education and Training (VET) services. 

Prospective students can apply for a VET Student Loan to help pay for their training. Please register your interest via the links provided below.

Courses and Enrolment 

Air Gold Coast offers the following accredited training courses for the issue of a qualification in accordance with the AVI Aviation Training Package.

Integrated course (theory and flying) for candidates with no flying experience

Please read our Student Handbook and VET Student Loan Enrollment Process and Selection Criteria before ENROL HERE  

Integrated course (theory and flying) for candidates with CPL - ENROL HERE

Integrated course (theory and flying) for candidates with a CPL - ENROL HERE

For additional information on our courses and enrollment please read our Student Handbook and for a copy of our 2017 Course Guide please do not hesitate to contact us on 07 55362822 or email

VET Student Loans at Air Gold Coast

The Australian Government is committed to increasing productivity, addressing skills shortages ans assisting with the cost of studying. One of the measures that achieves these goals is the availability of the VET Student Loan scheme. VET Student Loans assists eligible full-time students who are wishing to persue a career in aviation and undertaking Air Gold Coast's Diploma of Aviation to pay for tuition costs.

Eligible students are able to borrow the maximum amount available to them under VET Student Loans. The maximum loan cap for each individual course is $75,000.00 with a lifetime personal limit of $100,879. The VET Student Loans limit is indexed on 1 January every year. Fees not classified as a tuition fees by the Australian Government are not included in the course total. A loan fee of 20% applies to full fee paying students undertaking VET Student Loans. The loan fee will be applied to the amount of VET Student Loan assistance provided and this fee will be included in the students VET Student Loan debt.

Schedule of Courses and Fees

AVI50215 Diploma of Aviation - (Commercial Pilot Licence-Aereplane) - The maximum VET Student Loan tuition fees for this course is $64,639.00

AVI50145 Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating) - The maximum VET Student Loan tuition fees for this course is $26,953.00

AVI50516 Diploma of Aviation (Flight Instructor) - The maximum VET Student Loans tuition fees for this course is $22,500.00

How VET Student Loans works

The Australian Government pays the amount of the loan direct to Air Gold Coast. Students repay the loans through the Australian taxation system once their repayment income is above the minimum repayment threshold for compulsory repayment. VET Student Loans is a loan from the Australian Government that must be repaid in full and is not subsidised. Voluntary repayments maybe made at any time, regardless of income- further information. you can make voluntary repayments to reduce your VET Student Loan debt at any time; some voluntary repayments attract a bonus. Visit for further details. VET Student Loans provides loan for tuition fees only. VET Student does not cover accommodation and general expenses.


Prospective students maybe eligible for VET Student Loans assistance for unit of study if:

Policies and Procedures

Click on the below links for Air Gold Coast's Policy and Procedures.


If a prospective student is eligible for VET Student Loans assistance and would like to obtain a VET Student Loan for a course, you should either contact us or download an Air Gold Coast application form.

Eligible students must have read the current VET Student Loans Information Booklet, understand their obligations under VET Student Loan and complete, sign the forms to Air Gold Coast before the due date of the until of study as shown in the Schedule of VET Tuition Fees.

More information about applying please read the VET Student Loan Enrollment Procedure and Selection Criteria

Additional Information