Accreditation of a Course - Victoria

Description

You will require this accreditation if you intend to develop a course for a registered Vocational Education and Training (VET) or for a Higher Education organisation. In the development of a new course, you must ensure that the following aspects have been researched:

  • the need for the course
  • stakeholders interest in the course
  • ensuring that the course does not duplicate an existing course or training package.

If the course has the potential to be high risk, please read the guide and submit the Risk Assessment Form.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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, you must:

  • provide preliminary research showing that the course is needed
  • have prepared the course concept proposal
  • submit the required forms
  • pay any prescribed fees.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing Eligibility Requirements

If your course accreditation is approved, you must demonstrate a method of ongoing monitoring that will be used to ensure that the course remains relevant.

Duration

Accreditation may be granted for a period up to 5 years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Application $3761.00 Fees my be reduced or waived. Fees for 2017.
Renew Renewal $3761.00

Fees my be reduced or waived. Fees for 2017.

Vary Variation $1037.00 Fees for 2017.

Administering agency

Department of Education and Training

Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority

Contact details

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

General Enquiries

Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority

Department of Education and Training

Operating address: Upper ground floor 4
2 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 2317
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Fax: 03 9032 1579
Other: 03 9637 2806
Email: vrqa@edumail.vic.gov.au
Website: http://www.vrqa.vic.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx (Opens in new window)