Approval of a Specialist Education Provider - Australian Capital Territory

Description

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

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Application

You do not need to pay any fees.

Forms

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

Act(s) name

Board of Senior Secondary Studies Act 1997 ACT

Administering agency

Education Directorate

Training and Tertiary Education

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

General Enquiries

Training and Tertiary Education

Education Directorate

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