Higher Education Support Act 2003

Schedule 1A - VET FEE-HELP Assistance Scheme  

Note:

See section 6-1 .

PART 1 - VET providers  

Division 4 - What are the VET quality and accountability requirements?  

Subdivision 4-E - The VET compliance requirements  

SECTION 23B   Entry procedure for students  

23B(1)  
A *VET provider must make and publish a *student entry procedure in accordance with the *VET Guidelines.

23B(2)  
A *VET provider must comply with its *student entry procedure.

23B(3)  
A student entry procedure is a written procedure that specifies, in accordance with the *VET Guidelines:


(a) when a student is academically suited to undertake a *VET course of study; and


(b) how to assess whether a student is so suited; and


(c) how to report to the *Secretary about the results of such assessments; and


(d) how long the *VET provider must retain those results.

Note:

The VET Guidelines could, for example, require a student entry procedure to:

  • (a) set out the literacy, numeracy and general academic skills needed by a student to undertake a VET course of study; and
  • (b) provide for assessments of those skills to be conducted online.
  • 23B(4)  
    For the purposes of subclause (3), the *VET Guidelines may empower:


    (a) a person or body:


    (i) to decide whether to approve a particular tool for use when assessing whether a student is academically suited to undertake a *VET course of study; and

    (ii) to charge a fee for making such a decision; and


    (b) a person or body to charge a fee for the use of a tool for such an assessment.

    A fee so charged must not be such as to amount to taxation.




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