Approval to Deliver an Alternative Education Program - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to deliver an alternative education program to children of compulsory school age (6 to 17 years old).

Alternative education programs are normally approved for only a small number of students who are unable to participate effectively in formal education, due to social, cultural or other reasons.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

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


3 year maximum.



Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

NSW Education Standards Authority

Act(s) name

Education Act 1990 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Board Endorsed Programs
NSW Education Standards Authority

Operating address:
177 Clarence Street
Sydney, New South Wales 2000
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 5300
Sydney, New South Wales 2001


02 9367 8036

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