The Guides to Social Policy Law is a collection of publications designed to assist decision makers administering social policy law. The information contained in this publication is intended only as a guide to relevant legislation/policy. The information is accurate as at the date listed at the bottom of the page, but may be subject to change. To discuss individual circumstances please contact Services Australia.

1.1.F.210 Full year course (YA, Austudy, PES)


For the purposes of YA, Austudy and PES, a full year course is a full-time course of education that:

  • lasts more than 30 weeks, including vacations, AND
  • starts on or after:
    • 1 January and before 1 April, or
    • 1 July and before 1 August.

Act reference: SSAct section 23(10C)-'full year course'

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