Government assisted learning

Centrelink Assistance


Charter Australia is the Approved Provider by the Department of Human Services for Student Payments from the Centrelink. Payment categories include:

  • Austudy and Abstudy
  • Education Entry Payment
  • Training Supplement
  • Pensioner Education Supplement

To check your eligibility, please contact Centrelink or your Job Services Provider and provide  the course name which you wish to enrol. Please quote Charter Australia's Approved Provider Code "2R198". 


Austudy and Abstudy

Austudy and Abstudy are forms of government financial assistance that provide fortnightly payments to eligible students enrolled to study in approved courses. All Charter Australia's qualification courses are Austudy- and Abstudy-approved. You will need to apply directly to your Centrelink or Job Service Agency office to receive these benefits. They'll also be able to provide you with details on eligibility requirements. Visit Services Australia website for further information regarding Austudy and Abstudy.


Education Entry Payment

Visit Services Australia website for further information regarding Education Entry Payment.


Pensioner Education Supplement

The Pensioner Education Supplement (PES) is a tax-free payment to help with the costs of full-time or part-time study. You may be eligible for assistance if you are enrolled in an approved course and currently receive a Youth Allowance, Carer Payment, Disability Support Pension, Parenting Payment or Newstart Allowance.

Visit Services Australia website for further information regarding Pensioner Education Support.

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Charter Australia focuses on providing training that leads to employment. Our students learn practical skills and knowledge which are highly valued in the Australian workplace.