Fees & Payments

As the ‘Trade School of Excellence’ on Brisbane’s northside, the Australian Trade College North Brisbane’s provides a unique integrated educational experience and is committed to providing young people with the broadest possible access to our College.

We believe fees should not be a barrier for families when considering the best educational option for students. To do this, the College carefully balances affordability with sustainability, to make sure our College is accessible to all. The College understands the pressures families face around the cost of living and so we look to provide a high quality educational experience at an affordable price.

2024 & 2025 Fee Schedule

2024 – A standard fee of $3,250 per annum will apply to all 2024 Semester 2 Cadet students. A standard fee of $6250 per annum will apply to all Year 11 students in 2024. A standard fee of $5,500 per annum will apply to all 2024 Year 12 students.

2025 – A standard fee of $6,500 per annum will apply to all Year 11 students in 2025. A standard fee of $5,750 per annum will apply to all 2024 Year 12 students. 2025 Cadet Fees will be confirmed soon.

The standard fee includes:

  • Tuition and resources fees
  • Access to the College flagship Work Experience Program
  • School-Based Apprenticeship transition support
  • Onsite computer and technology resource access for all students
  • Year 11 – 2 Day Work Readiness Program
  • RYDA Road Safety Program
  • Locker allocation and College combination lock
  • Nominations for district and regional sport
  • Awards Night and Senior Graduation Ceremony
  • Student ID Card, College Photos and annual College YearBook

Some extracurricular events are not covered by tuition fees, including: Senior Formal, First Aid, fundraising activities, non-essential excursions, etc.


Additional Course Fees

  • Health Services $1000
  • Early Childhood $1500
  • Information Technology $1000

Family Discount

Where the same enrolling parents or guardians have more than one child attending Australian Trade College North Brisbane at the same time, the family will receive a 15% discount on Tuition Fees for the second and each subsequent child

Scholarships Overview

The Australian Trade College North Brisbane is an independent and not for profit institution which recognises student commitment, excellence and nominated future pathways to make available a number of scholarships to both existing and prospective students.

Scholarships may be offered to students who are Australian residents, based on the following eligibility criteria:

Excellence – Whereby a student has demonstrated individual excellence in their schooling. Typically, students will be achieving a grade average of ‘A’.

Pathway – Whereby a student has shown dedication to their future through active participation in industry programs such as a traineeship/apprenticeship, work experience, current employment in the relevant field.

Supportive – Whereby a student has the desire to attend the Australian Trade College North Brisbane, but would not be able to afford to do so without financial assistance. Evidence of financial hardship will be required.

Scholarships can apply a 25% to 50% discount to annual tuition fees per year but do not apply to levies or other costs e.g. uniforms and transport. A student’s scholarship remains active for the entire duration of their enrolment, however it is dependent on satisfactory engagement in classes and compliance with ATCNB policies and procedures.

Applications open on 30 October each year and close 30 January each year.

For further details please see Scholarship Application Scholarship Application