Authorisation to Self-Accredit Courses of Study - Australian Government

Description

You need this authorisation if you are a registered higher education provider that intends to self-accredit one or more courses of study. A self-accrediting authority allows a registered higher education provider to accredit new courses as they develop them. Providers who self-accredit their courses of study are accountable for:

  • interpreting the requirements of the Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2021
  • ensuring throughout the development, approval, delivery and discontinuance of a course of study that the HES Framework will be appropriately applied and met.

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 authorisation, you must either be:

  • registered as a higher education provider
  • registered in the Australian university provider category.

You must also be established by a law of the Commonwealth, a State or Territory or registered as a company.

Please note that you must notify the Agency within 30 days of making an application, stating the decision and reasons for decisions for applying.

Duration

As specified

Fees

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Task Type Business Structure Description
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Act(s) name

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2021 Australian Government

Administering agency

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency

Contact details

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General Enquiries

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency

Mailing address: TEQSA GPO Box 1672
Melbourne
Victoria 3001
Phone: 1300 739 585
Fax: 1300 739 586
Email: enquiries@tesqa.gov.au
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