Approval of a Specialist Education Provider - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to provide education services in the Australian Capital Territory for students with disabilities. Services may be conducted as a stand-alone school program or integrated within a regular school system.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval you must:

  • Have premises and equipment that comply with any relevant Territory laws regarding health and safety standards;
  • Provide education that is satisfactory for the educational levels for which approval is being sought;
  • Have teaching staff that will be efficient and effective; and
  • Have a disciplinary policy that will not allow corporal punishment.

Additionally, you will also be required to provide the following documentation:

  • Inspection report of the buildings and facilities;
  • Teacher qualifications and allocation;
  • Proof of staff background checks;
  • Student enrolment records;
  • Organisational structure of the specialist education provider;
  • Intended curriculum and educational program; and
  • An audit report showing proving that the your program is financially viable.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the approval.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

You do not need to pay any fees.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Approval to Provide Specialist Education - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Education Directorate
Training and Tertiary Education

Act(s) name

Board of Senior Secondary Studies Act 1997 (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

General Enquiries
Education Directorate
Training and Tertiary Education

Operating address:
Level 5
220 Northbourne Avenue
Braddon
Australian Capital Territory 2612
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2612

Phone:

02 6205 8555

Fax:

02 8448

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