Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (Register) Guidelines 2012

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Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (Register) Guidelines 2012
 
 
 
I, Carol Nicoll, Chief Commissioner of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency, make these Guidelines under section 204 of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011.
 
 
 
 
 
Dated:  this                 7th       day of September                   2012
 
 
 
 
 
 
Signed
 
 
 
 
______________________________
CAROL NICOLL
Chief Commissioner
Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency
1          Name of Guidelines
 
These Guidelines are the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (Register) Guidelines 2012.
 
 
2          Commencement
 
These Guidelines commence on the date after they are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.
 
 
3          Objects
These Guidelines set out the information that the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) must include on the National Register of Higher Education Providers (National Register).
4          Interpretation
 
In these Guidelines:
 
Accreditation renewal date means the date on which TEQSA’s accreditation of a course of study is set to end.
 
Act means the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011.
 
Course of study has the same meaning as it has in the Act.
 
CRICOS means the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students which is maintained under the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000
 
Higher education provider has the same meaning as it has in the Act.
 
Higher education provider with self-accrediting authority means a higher education provider authorised to self-accredit one or more courses of study under the Act.
 
National Register means the Register established pursuant to section 198 of the Act.
 
Provider category has the same meaning as in the Act.
 
Registered higher education provider has the same meaning as in the Act.
 
Registration renewal date means the date on which a registered higher education provider’s registration under the Act is set to end.
 
Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency or TEQSA has the same meaning as in the Act.
 
5          Information on registered higher education providers to be included on the National Register
 
TEQSA will set out the following details on the National Register for each registered higher education provider:
(a)    legal entity name
(b)   trading name/s used for the provider’s higher education operations
(c)    provider Australian Business Number (ABN) used for the provider’s higher education operations
(d)   provider category
(e)    registration renewal date
(f)    head office address
(g)   website nominated by the provider for the provider’s higher education operations
(h)   self-accrediting authority status
(i)     CRICOS registration status
                                                                                 
6          Higher education providers whose registration has been cancelled
 
TEQSA will set out the following details on the National Register for each registered higher education provider, whose registration has been cancelled:
(a)    legal entity name
(b)   trading name/s used for the provider’s higher education operations
(c)    the date on which a registered higher education provider’s registration was cancelled
 
7          Higher education providers with self-accrediting authority
 
(a)    Each registered higher education provider with self-accrediting authority will have the following statement on their entry on the National Register:
(b)   The National Register does not include details of courses of study accredited within the scope of a higher education provider’s self-accrediting authority.
 
8          Details on courses of study accredited by TEQSA
 
TEQSA will set out the following details on the National Register for each course of study accredited by TEQSA:
(a)    name of the course of study
(b)   accreditation renewal date
 
 
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