Higher Education Support Act 2003

Schedule 1A - VET FEE-HELP Assistance Scheme  


See section 6-1 .

PART 2 - VET FEE-HELP assistance  

Division 7 - Who is entitled to VET FEE-HELP assistance  

Subdivision 7-B - Re-crediting HELP balances in relation to VET FEE-HELP assistance  

SECTION 51   Re-crediting a person ' s HELP balance in relation to VET FEE-HELP assistance if provider ceases to provide course of which unit forms part  


A *VET provider must, on the *Secretary ' s behalf, re-credit a person ' s *HELP balance with an amount equal to the amounts of *VET FEE-HELP assistance that the person received for a *VET unit of study if:

(a) the person has been enrolled in the unit with the provider; and

(b) the person has not completed the requirements for the unit during the period during which the person undertook, or was to undertake, the unit because the provider ceased to provide the unit as a result of ceasing to provide the course of which the unit formed part; and

(c) the *VET tuition assurance requirements applied to the provider at the time the provider ceased to provide the unit; and

(d) the person chose the option designated under the VET tuition assurance requirements as VET tuition fee repayment in relation to the unit.


A VET FEE-HELP debt relating to a VET unit of study will be remitted if the HELP balance in relation to the unit is re-credited: see subsection 137-18(4) .


The *Secretary may re-credit the person ' s *HELP balance under subclause (1) if the provider is unable to do so.

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