How to Apply for a Course at DP Training

We are excited you are choosing DP Training to build your career. We want to make applying to DP Training as easy as possible. Follow this step-by-step guide for applying at DP Training for your selected course.

STEP 1 – Choose your Course

STEP 2 – Check the entry requirements and application dates

All of your course entry requirements (academic and English) can be found online.

If you have not reached the level required for entry to your chosen course, there are other pathways you can follow. Please reach out to our friendly staff for further information.

Supporting documents

When you submit your application, you will need to include copies of:

  • Award certificate
  • Academic transcripts (previous study, School Results)
  • Formal identity papers, like your passport, national identity card, or student visa.If you are currently in Australia, you must include a copy of your current confirmation of enrolment (CoE).If your documents are not in English, you will need to supply an English translation.

If your documents are not in English, you will need to supply an English translation.

English proficiency test results

Include a copy of your English test results in your application, if available.

Check your course information for test results we accept including other ways to meet the proficiency requirements, depending on you previous study and qualifications.

STEP 3 – Apply online or through an agent

Applicants from these countries must lodge their applications and student visas with the help of an official representative of DP Training. You can access a list of DP Training-approved agents here.

If you do not wish to use the services of one of our approved agents, you can talk to our in-house advisors, who can assist you with your applications.

AfricaAll Countries.
Middle EastAfghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Yemen.
AsiaBangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, North Korea(DPRK), Myanmar (Burma).
EuropeRussia, Ukraine.
Note: This list is subject to change. Australian sanction laws enforce United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and Australian Autonomous sanctions regimes. Up-to-date details on country-specific sanctions can be found on the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website.

Apply directly to DP Training

Applications are open all year. Rolling Intakes are available.

STEP 4 – Application assessment

DP Training will assess your application against the following:

  • Academic entry requirements
  • Any special entry requirements
  • English language entry requirements
  • The SOP and meeting the criteria of a genuine student (GS).

NOTE: Meeting the minimum entry requirements for a course does not guarantee an offer to study at DP Training.

STEP 5- Receive your offer

You will receive one of the following Letter of Offer once you meet the required admission and assessment criteria:

  • A Conditional Letter of Offer
  • An Unconditional Letter of Offer

Each Letter of Offer has instructions on what you need to do next, how to accept your offer and fee payment information. You must not use your Letter of Offer to apply for a student visa.

STEP 6 – Accept your offer

You need to make sure that you meet the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) requirements for a student visa before you accept an offer and pay any tuition fees.

To accept an offer, you are required to:

  • Return a signed copy of the Terms of Agreement (included in your Letter of Offer)
  • Send the payment receipt and any requested documents to DP Training via email

DP Training will issue and electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) which you must provide to DHA to apply for your Australian student visa.

STEP 7 –  Apply for your student visa

As an international student, you are required to hold a valid Australian visa for the duration of your study in Australia. The Department of Home Affairs is responsible for issuing visas to student who wish to study in Australia, their website in where you can find the requirements and application process for student visas.

As an international student visa holder, you have a set of responsibilities related to your visa laws and you are obligated to make yourself aware of these responsibilities and visa conditions.

You can apply for your student visa as soon as you receive you Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) for a full-time course at DP Training.

More information of student visa applications is available at the Department of Home Affairs (DHA).

STEP 8 –  Enrol

Before you commence your studies, you will need to set yourself up as a student via our Student Portal.

We encourage you to activate your student account, which will grant you access to your enrolment. Once you have activated your student account, you can proceed to login to the DP Training Student Portal. Then select My Student Info and navigate to My Enrolment and follow the steps.

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Fees and expenses

Costs associated with your study at DP Training will depend on several things, including your study program and where you choose to live.

Online budget calculators can be useful tools to assist you with budgeting and ensure you are financially prepared for coming to Australia.

International Tuition Fees

The fees advertised are the annual fees for the course. These fees are subject to annual increases each year of your study, effective at the start of each calendar year.

Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF)

All international students must pay a Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) each semester during their studies at DP Training. This is standard practice for Australian Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) and providers of education and training. The SSAF helps fund non-academic services and deliver projects and activities to improve your experience as a student. DP Training understands that studying in an unfamiliar place may pose challenges to you. Living away from home deprives you of the care of your parents and the company of your friends. DP aims to create an environment that allows you to get the most out of studying. The SSAF assists us in supporting you better.

Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is your health insurance while you are in Australia on a student visa and is needed before you apply for your student visa.

You must have OSHC for the entire length of your student visa, and if you need to apply for a new student visa, you must extend your health cover before applying.

OSHC also give you peace of mind knowing your health will be looked after and you can easily access medical services while you are in Australia.

Allianz Care Australia is our preferred OSHC partner. If you would like to seek a quote for your OSHC with Allianz Care Australia, please follow the link below.

How much you pay for OSHC depends on the type of cover you need.

Travel costs

Costs will depend on where you are flying from and the time of year.

Estimate Costs* in AUD below:

Flights to Australia:  Approximately $3,000

Flights between Australian Capital Cities: $300 – $800

*We recommend you research your flights through Webjet for an accurate quote.


Brisbane International Airport is located approximately 14kn north-east from Brisbane city centre. It is the primary international airport serving Brisbane and South-East Queensland. Brisbane Airport is a major hub for both Qantas and Virgin Australia and a secondary hub for Qantas’ low-cost subsidiary Jetstar. Note that due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, these arrangements may be different. More information can be at Australian Government’s advice for international travellers.

Gold Coast Airport is also an international Australian airport located at the southern end of the Gold Coast and approximately 90km south of the centre of Brisbane within South-East Queensland. The airport is situated in the suburb of Bilinga near Coolangatta. It is the 7th busiest airport in Australia and the busiest outside the state capital. It is also the third-fastest-growing airport in the country.

Airport Pick up

There are a few transport options from Brisbane & Gold Coast Airport

  1. Train, shuttle or bus
  2. Taxi or other ride share
  3. Rental car
  4. Airport pick up

Details of transport options from the airport to your accommodation can be found online.

Unless you are taking advantage of the pre-arranged Airport pick up service, it is recommended you set aside $15 – $100 AUD for airport transfers.

If you would like to arrange Airport pick up please send an email to

Accommodation and living expenses

The cost of living in Australia varies from city to city, and students should not expect to fund their studies or living costs in Australia through part-time employment only.

The Department of Home Affairs has financial requirements you must meet in order to receive a student visa for Australia. See the Department of Home Affairs website for more information.

For the most up-to-date cost of living updates, we encourage you to utilize the Cost of Living Calculator available on the Study Australia website. This userfriendly tool provides valuable insights into the current expenses associated with living in various cities and regions across Australia. u/

*Costs will vary from person to person depending on where you live and your lifestyle choices.

Other fees and expenses

During your studies, you may be required to purchase textbooks and other items required to study. Textbooks can vary from $200 – $500 depending on the course you are enrolled in. Other expenses might include: stationary, printing, purchasing a laptop or computer, protective clothing, work materials, travel and accommodation for placement, working with children clearances and computing programs. These will depend on your course.

When do you need to pay your Tuition Fees?

Tuition Fees:

The fees for your program are outlined in the letter of offer and Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) provided to you. It is mandatory to pay the fees in full by the first day of classes for each semester. If, for any reason, you are unable to make the payment by the specified date, you must arrange to enter into an agreed Installment Agreement Plan to pay the fees over a period of time. If you have any questions regarding the payment of your fees, please feel free to contact our Operations Manager via email.

As a student visa holder, it is essential to maintain financial capability to meet your fees. Any financial struggles cannot be considered when evaluating applications for CoE extensions or reduced study loads.

Payment Methods:

We offer convenient and secure payment methods to make your fee payments hassle-free.

Bank Transfer:

If you elect to pay your Tuition Fees electronically, you can do so by transferring your money to DP Training Pty Ltd as follows:

Account Name: D P TRAINING PTY LTD ABN 60132449668

Bank Name: Westpac Business One

Branch: 260 QUEEN STREET

BSB: 034001

Account Number: 743880

Swift Code: WPACAU2S

Transaction Reference: Please use your Student Number as the transaction reference.

In-Person Payment:

  • Location: Brisbane campus (Credit Card only, no cash)
  • Location: Gold Coast campus (Credit Card only, no cash)

Instalment Agreement Plan:

We understand that sometimes it might be challenging to pay the fees all at once. In such cases, we offer a convenient Installment Agreement Plan that allows you to make payments over a specified period of time. If you require this option, please get in touch with our Operations Manager via email.

NOTE: Upon receipt of cleared funds as payment of your Tuition Fees and/or OSHC premium, you will be issued the DP Training Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment form so that you can apply for a student visa. Further information regarding your enrolment and Orientation will also be sent to you two weeks before your start date.