You must apply for accreditation of courses of study if you are a registered higher education provider.
Registered higher education providers must offer courses of study to their students that have been accredited by either:
- The Agency; or
- Themselves (if they are a self-accrediting authority).
A registered higher education provider can apply for a self-accrediting authority which effectively allows them to accredit new courses as they develop them.
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.
To be eligible for accreditation you must:
- Be a registered higher education provider; and
- Ensure compliance with the Provider Course Accreditation Standards.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
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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