Continuing Professional Development Provider Approval - Australian Government

Description

You will require this approval if you intend to operate as an educational or training facility that provides approved continuing professional development (CPD) to migration agents. All CPD providers must be approved by the Authority before they can submit CPD activity applications for consideration.

CPD Providers must also comply with the Continuing Professional Development Approved Provider Standard Conditions, which covers areas such as:

  • the approval of CPD activities
  • provider policies and procedures
  • staff, trainers, developers, facilitators and assessors of CPD activities.

Please consult the Contact Officer for 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:

  • satisfy the Agency that the activity/training will help improve the professionalism of registered migration agents, including their knowledge of migration procedures, professional ethics and relevant skills
  • you have practical experience or academic qualifications in the subject matter of the activity
  • have agreed in writing to comply with the Continuing Professional Development Approved Provider Standard Conditions
  • be of good character and reputation.

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

Duration

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on the duration of this licence.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

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

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Continuing Professional Development Provider Approval - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Migration Act 1958 AG

Regulation(s) name

Migration Agents Regulations 1998 AG

Administering agency

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Visa and Citizenship Services

Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority

Contact details

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

Professional Development Section

Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority

Visa and Citizenship Services

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Operating address: Level 10
111 Elizabeth Street
Sydney
New South Wales 2000
Mailing address: PO BOX Q1551
Queen Victoria Building, New South Wales 1230
Phone: 1300 226 272
Phone: 02 9078 3552
Fax: 02 9078 3591
Email: cpd@mara.gov.au