Schedule of Fees & Charges 2017


Fees brochure 2017 print version


The compulsory costs to attend the College are outlined below:

  • Enrolment Fee:  $200 payable once only upon acceptance of enrolment at ERC.
  • Tuition & Resource Fee:  Payable for each student in your family attending ERC.
  • Activities Fee: Payable for each ERC student in your family. This covers the cost of all compulsory activities including excursions, in-school activities, camps and retreats.
  • Elective Fees: Some elective subjects have additional costs for materials or specific activities.
  • Compulsory Family Levy:  $685 payable per family. This includes the Building Levy $625 and the Parent Forum Levy $60.

Summary of Annual School Fees

Year Group

 Tuition & Resource Fee 

(Per Student)


 Activities Fee 


(Per Student)

Compulsory Family Levy 

(Per Family)



Total Cost

for first child

(+ Elective Materials

Fees if applicable)

Year 7





Year 8





Year 9





Year 10





Year 11





Year 12






Family Discounts  

The following reductions apply to the Tuition & Resource Fee:

Second child currently enrolled:  20%

Subsequent siblings currently enrolled:  25%

This discount programme has been extended to families with children enrolled at Edmund Rice and St Mary Star of the Sea Colleges.


Elective Fees (for some senior subjects only)


Yr 11

Yr 12

 Industrial Technology#    (Timber, Metal)



 VET Construction (also includes White Card in Year 11)



 VET Metal and Engineering (may be undertaken in Year 10 & 11)



 VET Hospitality ## (also includes Barista Course in Year 11)



 Visual Arts # (includes diary)



 PD Health PE (First Aid Course and UOW Anatomy Lab excursion)



 # Plus cost of major works        ##  Plus uniform          

 External HSC VET COURSES: Parents are responsible for course costs not covered by external funding.


Voluntary Contributions

Edmund Rice College Building Fund

All  voluntary contributions to the College Building Fund are tax deductible. In 2017 all funds received will be contributed towards the Canteen project.

Edmund Rice Foundation

The foundation supports the projects of the Oceania Province of the Christian Brothers as they provide education, health and community development projects to break poverty cycles in specific communities across Australia and our partnering nations. An information brochure will be included with the Term 1 fee statement.  Please visit for further information.  


Payment of Fees  

  • The yearly fee is billed over 3 instalments, with fee statements sent to parents at the start of Terms 1, 2 and 3. Fee statements are required to be settled in full within 21 days of receipt of the account, unless you have arranged a payment plan.
  • A term’s notice must be given for cancellation of tuition, otherwise a full term’s fee will be charged.
  • Fees can be paid by BPay, Direct Debit, EFTPOS, cheque or cash. More information will be provided with the Term 1 fee statement.
  • Parents/guardians who enrol their son at Edmund Rice College have a legal responsibility to meet their commitment to paying fees. Any parent/guardian experiencing difficulty regarding payment of fees by the due date must contact the Principal or Business Manager to discuss their situation to enable suitable payment arrangements to be made.


Contact Information

For Enrolment Enquiries: Trish O’Neill

For Payment Enquiries:  Rita Reid

 Edmund Rice College, 112 Mt Keira Road,  WEST WOLLONGONG NSW  2500

 (02) 4228 4344    (02) 4229 5684   e: office 


Fees brochure 2017 print version