Binnacle Training is approved as a Pre-qualified Supplier (PQS) for the VETiS funded qualification: Certificate II in Sport and Recreation (SIS20115).
All other Binnacle qualifications are delivered as ‘Fee for Service’ only as invoiced to the School.
Under the PQS system, funding follows the eligible student to their chosen PQS and is paid directly to the PQS on submission of the student’s validated training data.
VETiS funded by the VET investment budget is fee-free for students. Under Binnacle’s Third Party arrangement with schools, this means that the school should not pass on any fees to the student – pertaining to the VETiS-funded (Certificate II) qualification – where this has been subsidised through VETiS.
The VET investment budget will provide funding for students to complete one VETiS qualification listed on the Priority Skills List while attending secondary school (in Years 10, 11 and 12). This means if a student has previously utilised their VETiS subsidy with another qualification that they have completed – then the student would be:
To be eligible to access a VETiS qualification funded by the Queensland Government, prospective students must:
ALL students will have the option to either ‘opt in’ or ‘opt out’ of the VETiS subsidy specific to the VETiS-funded qualification. This will include a student acknowledgement and a teacher acknowledgement to confirm – where students opt in – that
Prior to reporting as VETiS, Binnacle’s internal procedure will be to confirm with the nominated Program Manager the VETiS eligibility and appropriateness of these students to access their 1 x VETiS-funded place with Binnacle.
‘Opt out’ = Fee for Service: Where students choose to ‘opt out’, and this action is confirmed by the school’s VET Manager, a participant fee will be charged upon enrolment cut-off (31 July of commencement year) in Term 3. See School Pricing ➜
For students who a) ‘opt in’ to Binnacle’s Certificate II in Sport and Recreation as their 1 x VETiS funded qualification, and b) meet VETiS funding eligibility requirements, Binnacle will waive ALL Certificate II participant fees as invoiced to the school. This is as follows:
Binnacle acknowledges the huge contribution made by our valued partner schools as third party in the delivery of all training and assessment services, including provision of training facilities. A resource fee may be payable to your school (as eligible third party) at the completion of studies, in consideration for government funded training received by Binnacle, as PQS. Contact us to discuss eligibility.
Thank you for your ongoing support of Binnacle Training. We hope the information above helps clarify the exciting VETiS opportunity presented to all Queensland students and how Binnacle is ensuring our partner schools are best supported. For further clarification, please see the below links or contact us.
Please also refer to the Queensland Government’s website for more information on VET in schools courses funded through the VET investment budget: