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Apprentice Concessions

Find out how to receive a reduction on your fees!

Australian Apprentices with a current Health Care Card, Pensioner Concession Card or Veteran's Gold Card are entitled to receive a 50% fee reduction on eligible courses.

If you are under 18 and your parents hold one of the above cards, you will also be eligible to receive a 50% fee reduction if you are listed as a dependent.

To have a concession applied to your student account, you must:

  • Show your current Health Care Card, Pensioner Concession Card or Veteran's Gold Card at any CIT Student Services.*


  • Request that your concession be applied to your account BEFORE all outstanding fees have been paid.
*Alternatively From the "Express Plus Centrelink" app you can provide a screenshot of your "Digital Wallet" Health Care Card and emailing it as an attachment to

If you have a physical Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, you can take a photo and attach it in an email to

Australian Apprentices who don't have a current Health Care Card, Pensioner Concession Card or Veteran's Gold Card, may still be eligible for a concession, by providing evidence (in the form of payslips) demonstrating you are a low income earner, or apply for financial hardship circumstances.

Complete the CIT Apprentice Income Online Form and either submit via email to

Health Care Card Benefits As an Australian Apprentice you may be eligible to receive a health care card and are encouraged to obtain one. In addition to a reduction in fees, this card provides other useful benefits (including medical discounts). For any assistance in applying for a health care card, contact CITSA or Centrelink.

Even if you earn above the income limits listed on the CIT Apprentice & Skilled Capital Students Concession/Hardship Checklist you can still speak to CITSA and they can apply for a concession on the grounds of financial hardship. Speak to either CITSA on 62073600 or CIT Student Services on 6207 3188.

Concessions do not apply to: Excursion fees, administration fees or CIT Card replacement fee.

For more information

Enquiries about fees, concessions, or financial hardship, please contact

CIT Student Services
Phone: (02) 6207 3188

Financial advice and support or assistance in liaising with Centrelink, please contact

CIT Student Association - CITSA
Phone: (02) 6207 3600