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Christabel Lum Oct 22, 2015 12:00:00 AM 1 min read

Applying To Become A HELP Provider - Best Practices

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Prepare and organise all required files according to Section

It's tedious (we know!) but it's absolutely necessary if you want to complete your application as quickly as possible.

Download summary checklist

You can download the latest version of it at the Australian Government Department of Education and Training website.

Keep checking your application status

Why? The HITS does not check your application content nor supporting documents. If it is ever incomplete, your application will be reset to 'Draft' and you will be required to provide all the necessary information.

However, if the department requires more information in the approval process, you will receive a Request for Further Information (RFI).

You can also receive RFI or Draft notifications via HITS.

Applying for both HEP and VET?

We know, some of you are overachievers. Not a problem! You can apply for both as long as your information is current. You will also need to include the relevant policies and additional information for each sector. The HITS will simply list you as a dual applicant. 

Always remember that all information you submit has to be in accordance with the 

Once approved, higher education providers should refer to the Administrative information for higher education providers document and VET providers should consult the VET administration information for providers document (for both see Appendix 3, section A3.4).


Christabel Lum

Christabel is a Digital Marketing Executive at Wisenet. Content marketing, inbound marketing, and website development, and education technology are her latest adventures, because they make a fab combination of her favourite things: building things from scratch and writing.