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Course Fees and Subsidies

Eva Burrows College is the national learning centre for The Salvation Army with campuses in Melbourne and Sydney and online learning programs to meet your learning needs. We offer the following vocational courses, at an affordable and competitive price. Depending on the course you decide to study and where you live, you may be eligible for a subsidy through state-based government funding programs.

View the list of Eva Burrows College courses below and the relevant subsidies available or contact the delivery site directly to learn about the fees and subsidies available.

Course Code Vocational Course Course Fees New South Wales Victoria
For any Australian Resident
Subsidies may apply
Check your eligibility here
Subsidies may apply
Check your eligibility here
BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management $1,850
Non-Apprenticeship or Traineeship
BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management $2,850
CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services $2,320
Sydney, Newcastle and Lake Macquarie Regions
CHC43215 Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs $2,320
CHC51115 Diploma of Financial Counselling** $5,525
CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services $4,970
Non-Apprenticeship or Traineeship
CHC53215 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs ** $6,330
Skilling for Recovery – Sydney, Newcastle and Lake Macquarie Regions
10635NAT Diploma of Chaplaincy** $4,550
10742NAT Certificate IV in Christian Ministry and Theology** $2,700
** Course fee reductions are available for personnel of The Salvation Army.
Personnel of The Salvation Army may also apply for fee subsidies. More information is available in the Personnel Development Policy here.


You may be eligible for a subsidy on your course fee. Refer to the state-based government website to learn where subsidies may apply.

Smart and Skilled NSW Government Funding Skills Assure QLD Goverment Funding Skills First VIC Government Funding
New South Wales Government Funding
Queensland Government Funding
Victoria Government Funding


The Salvation Army AustraliaTom Quinn Community Centre

The Tom Quinn Community Centre in Bundaberg Queensland provides services for the disadvantaged and marginalised of the community offering a range of funded Skilling Queenslanders for Work (SQW) programs aimed at assisting the unemployed into the workforce with a combination of training and skills development. Many of these programs are funded by the Queensland Skills Assure.

  • AHC10120 Certificate I in Conservation and Ecosystem Management
  • AHC20416 Certificate II in Horticulture
  • CPC10120 Certificate I in Construction
  • FSK10219 Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways
  • FSK20119 Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways
  • SIT10216 Certificate I in Hospitality
  • SIT20316 Certificate II in Hospitality
  • SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality
For further information on courses and fees visit Tom Quinn Community Centre, or call 07 4153 3557. 


The Salvation Army AustraliaOasis Central Coast/Hunter

The Oasis Central Coast provides a range of programs, services and support to meet the needs of the local community, including training and work experience opportunities in our Community Shop, Pop Up café, Business Administration and Workshop. Many of these programs are funded by the New South Wales Smart and Skilled

  • BSB30120 Certificate III in Business
  • CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services
  • SIT20316 Certificate II in Hospitality
  • SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality

Explore all the programs available through Oasis Central Coast/Hunter or call 02 4353 9799. 


The Salvation Army AustraliaEmployment Plus

Eva Burrows College is proud to partner with Employment Plus, as a member of The Salvation Army network. As one of Australia’s largest recruiters, Employment Plus provides job seekers with specialised training, work experience and a range of support services, to help them find meaningful employment. Visit the Employment Plus website to learn more or find your nearest office.


Additional Information

On State-Based Government Funding

New South Wales

Smart and Skilled is an initiative of the NSW Vocational Education and Training (VET) system to assist people to get the skills they need to find a job and advance their careers. Smart and Skilled provides eligible students with:
- an entitlement to government-subsidised training up to and including Certificate III
- government funding for higher-level courses (Certificate IV and above) in targeted priority areas.
Smart and Skilled NSW Government Funding
If you live or work in New South Wales you can check your eligibility here.


Skills Assure is a key initiative of the Skills for Queensland: Great training for quality jobs strategy. Skills Assure makes it easier to recognise training providers that are approved to offer training subsidised by the Queensland Government. The Queensland Skills Gateway includes information about government subsidised training available in Queensland.
Skills Assured QLD Government Funding
If you live or work in Queensland check your eligibility here.


Skills First is a set of reforms for the training and TAFE sector. The reforms ensure that Victoria's training and TAFE system delivers high quality training that leads learners to real jobs. Skills First is made up of:
-  high-quality training that students and industry can trust, aligned to industry and workforce needs
-  a real voice for industry in training
- funding for high needs learners who need additional support to engage with and succeed in education and training
-  access to targeted, relevant training for students in regional areas.
Skills First VIC Government Funding
Please note:
1. The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at time of enrolment
2. If you enrol in a funded course this may preclude you from accessing further funded training in Victoria
3. As a funded student you will receive an NCVER student survey for completion.
Check your eligibility for the Victorian Skills First program here