Studies assistance and study leave application

This form is to be used to apply for approval from Ministerial and Parliamentary Services for study leave and/or financial assistance in relation to a formal course of study.

Studies assistance is available to eligible on-going and non-ongoing MOP(S) Act employees as outlines in the Enterprise agreement and studies assistance guidelines.

Subsequent periods of study will require a new application.

Enquiries: training@pwss.gov.au

Employee details

Employee details

Employer details

Employer details

Study proposal

Study proposal

Semester or period of study to be approved for studies assistance under this application
Semester or period of study to be approved for studies assistance under this application
Period of the mid semester break
Period of the mid semester break

Note: Semester or period of study is the period over which a component of a course is undertaken, commencing on the first day of coursework (or the receipt of coursework or commencement of the component of the course, whichever is earlier) and ending on the last day of formal assessment of that component of the course (e.g. the final date for submission of assessment or of a take-home or online examination or the date of the final examination).

Study leave (absences from work for study purposes)

Study leave (absences form work for study purposes)

Note: Paid study leave up to five hours per week of the period of study is available to full-time employees.

Please see note regarding pooling of leave and maximum study leave entitlement below. If study leave for exams is not required, state NIL)

Note: Paid study leave is provided up to a maximum of 5 hours per week. Part-time employees will not be granted for these hours if it is in excess of their actual hours worked. Any approved study leave may be pooled and accessed over the period of study. Study leave taken will be managed between employee and direct manager to not exceed what is approved in application.

Costs to be claimed

Costs to be claimed

Note: The maximum amount of financial assistance which may be reimbursed per financial year per full-time employee is $10,000. For part-time, the $10k (including amount of fees claimed) will be pro-rata based on average hours worked during study period.

More information on the pro rata reimbursement of financial assistance can be found in the Studies Assistance Guideline.

Examples of costs that are reimbursable by the Department subject to approval of financial assistance and satisfactory completion of the relevant component of the course include compulsory tuition and course fees, Higher Education Loans Program (HELP) and examination fees. 

Attachments

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Approval for Studies assistance and study leave application - email template (send to MP/Authorised person to sign-off)

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