Student Identifiers (VET Admission Bodies) Instrument 2015

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Student Identifiers (VET Admission Bodies) Instrument 2015
Student Identifiers Act 2014
 
I, Jason Coutts, Acting Student Identifiers Registrar, make the following instrument under sub-section 4(2) of the Student Identifiers Act 2014.
 
Dated 6 March 2015
 
 
 
Jason Coutts
Acting Student Identifiers Registrar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Part 1—Preliminary
1.     Name of legislative instrument
This legislative instrument may be cited as the Student Identifiers (VET Admission Bodies) Instrument 2015.
2.     Commencement
This legislative instrument commences on the day after it is registered.
3.     Authority
This legislative instrument is made under sub-section 4(2) of the Student Identifiers Act 2014.
4.     Definitions
In this legislative instrument, unless the contrary intention appears:
VET—means vocational education and training
The following terms have the same meaning as in the Australian Education Act 2013:
·      Approved authority
·      Non-government school
·      School
The following terms have the same meaning as in the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011:
·      NVR registered training organisation
·      VET course
·      VET qualification
·      VET statement of attainment
 
 
Part 2—Specification of entities
5.    General specification
I specify that the entities, and classes of entities, specified in clause 6, provided they are not NVR registered training organisations, are VET admission bodies for the purposes of sub-section 4(2) of the Student Identifiers Act 2014.
 
6.    VET admission bodies
 
1.    For the purposes of clause 5, only those parts of each of the following entities performing the function of an admissions centre, are VET admission bodies:
                   (a)       in the State of Victoria, the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre;
                   (b)       in the State of South Australia, the South Australian Tertiary  Admissions Centre;
                    (c)       in the State of Queensland, the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre; and
                   (d)       in the State of Western Australia, the Department of Training and Workforce Development.
 
2.    For the purposes of clause 5, an entity that is a School, Non-government school or Approved authority is a VET admission body:
                   (a)   provided that the relevant State or Territory department responsible for VET, has provided a statement to the effect that it is administratively efficient and necessary for the entity to perform the actions described in sections 9 and 14 of the Student Identifiers Act 2014;
                   (b)   but only to the extent that the relevant entity performs the function of providing support for, or assistance to, or has an arrangement with, a NVR registered training organisation for the purposes of that organisation:
(i)         providing VET courses;
(ii)       issuing VET qualifications; or
(iii)     issuing VET statements of attainment;
to the entity’s students.
 
3.    For the purposes of clause 5, an entity that has been contracted by the Commonwealth to provide services within the Australian Apprenticeship Services Support Network, is a VET admission body, but only to the extent that the entity performs the function of assisting an apprentice or prospective apprentice to engage with a NVR registered training organisation for the purposes of that training organisation:
                   (a)   providing VET courses;
                   (b)   issuing VET qualifications; or
                    (c)   issuing VET statements of attainment;
to the apprentice or prospective apprentice.
 
4.    For the purposes of clause 5, an entity that is a correctional service provider, is a VET admission body, but only to the extent that the relevant entity provides support for, or assistance to, or has an arrangement with, a NVR registered training organisation for the purposes of that organisation:
                   (a)   providing VET courses;
                   (b)   issuing VET qualifications; or
                    (c)   issuing VET statements of attainment;
to prisoners in the custody of the correctional service provider.
 
5.    An entity that is defined as a VET-related body for the purposes of paragraph 4(1)(a) of Student Identifiers Act 2014, is also a VET admission body.