You will be required to apply for this registration if you are a regulated entity intending to operate a school, university or institution that provides:
- Australian higher education awards; or
- Overseas higher education awards.
A regulated entity means a corporation established by or under a law of the Commonwealth or Territory, or a person who conducts activities in a Territory. Your application for registration as a higher education provider must also be accompanied by an application for accreditation of at least one course of study.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Please consult the Contact Officer for information regarding eligibility requirements or view the attached guides.
Up to 7 years.
Fees are listed on the attached document.
Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency
Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (Australian Government)
Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2011 (Australian Government)
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