(1) A person is qualified for an education entry payment under this section if:
(i) the Secretary is satisfied that the person intends to enrol in a qualifying course; or
(ii) the person is enrolled in such a course; and
(b) immediately before the person commences the course, the person:
(i) is receiving youth allowance; and
(ii) is not undertaking full-time study and is not a new apprentice; and
(iii) had been receiving income support payments in respect of a continuous period of at least 4 weeks (whether or not the kind of payment received has changed over the period and whether the period or any part of it occurred before or after 1 January 2009); and
(c) the person has not, within the last 12 months, received a payment under this Part.
Note 1: For undertaking full-time study see section 541B.
Note 2: For income support payment see subsection 23(1).
Note 3: For the determination of whether a person received income support payments in respect of a continuous period of at least 4 weeks see section 38B.
(2) For the purposes of subparagraph (1)(a)(i), a qualifying course , in relation to a person, is:
(a) a full-time course of education that is an approved course under the ABSTUDY scheme or an approved course of education or study (within the meaning of subsection 541B(5)); or
(b) a course that is provided for by a term (whether the term is required to be complied with or not) of the person's Youth Allowance Employment Pathway Plan.