This policy and procedure is to ensure that Australian Institute of English Pty Ltd complies with the legislative requirement to recognise Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications and statements of attainment issued by any other registered training organisations (RTO). It also ensures that academic rigor is appropriately maintained within the process for granting credit transfer towards a qualification.
This policy applies to:
Australian Institute of English Pty Ltd is committed to ensuring an individual’s prior learning is appropriately recognised. Information on, and the opportunity for, RPL is publicised and promoted via the:
Credit transfer may not be granted in cases where the course content underpinning the qualification has been superseded by more relevant material. Participants will be advised to seek recognition under the VET RPL process.
Where the outcome remains unresolved following informal discussions, the participant may appeal the decision on the basis of one or both of the following grounds:
When appealing a credit transfer decision, the appeal must:
The participant will be informed in writing of the outcome within ten business days of its lodgment as identified by the date of receipt. The notification will contain the reason(s) for the outcome, and advise the participant that s/he has the right of appeal against decision using Australian Institute of English Pty Ltd’s Complaints and Appeals process if s/he is dissatisfied with the outcome.
If the internal process results in a decision that supports the participant, the quality assurance /compliance is responsible to immediately implementing the decision, and/or any corrective and preventative action that may be required. There is no external appeal process for the purpose of Credit Transfer applications.