How to apply

Application and Enrolment Procedure:


The application for enrolment must be accompanied by the following certified documents:

  • Passport
  • Evidence of IELTS proficiency (General Score of 5.5) International students
  • Evidence of a School Certificate or equivalent secondary schooling outcome
  • Any Academic Transcripts and Certificates
  • Other documents such as evidence of work experience

How to Apply For a VET Student Loan


  1. Read the Vet Student Loans Booklet and VET Student Loans Information
  2. Apply for a Tax File Number from the ATO if you don’t already have one
  3. Gather evidence of your citizenship status and academic suitability to support your loan application if we don’t already have the required documents
  4. If you are under 18, have your parent or guardian complete a VET Student Loans Parental Consent Form. This is not necessary if you have been assessed by Centrelink for the independent rate of Youth Allowance but you will need to provide a Centrelink Income Statement as evidence of this
  5. ihBC will verify your eligibility and register your student details in the Government eCAF system
  6. You will receive an email from the Government eCAF system and, using details in that email, are required to login to eCAF to enter your Tax File Number and confirm your loan.