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Bachelor of Business: Accreditation 14 June 2017

Course accreditation

Report on accreditation of a higher education course of study offered by Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors Pty Ltd ATF AIPC Trust

 

A delegate of TEQSA has accredited, under section 49 of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (the TEQSA Act), the following higher education course of study offered by the Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors Pty Ltd ATF AIPC Trust trading as College of Leadership and Business (Colab) for a period of seven years until 14 June 2024:

  • Bachelor of Business

TEQSA has, under subsection 53(1) of the TEQSA Act, imposed one condition on the accreditation of the above course of study. The Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors Pty Ltd ATF AIPC Trust trading as College of Leadership and Business (Colab) must:

Condition 1:

  • by 31 March after the first full year of delivery of the course and for three years thereafter submit to TEQSA:
      • Evidence of external benchmarking of the Bachelor of Business against similar accredited courses, specifying benchmarking partners (e.g. institutions, programs, stakeholders), benchmarking strategies, and plans; comparative student performance data in the form of annual course reports submitted to the provider's relevant academic governance committee (PCAS 1.2 and 5.5)
      • Evidence demonstrating analysis of student outcomes data (progression, attrition, and completion rates, grade distributions) and any recommendations or actions arising thereof (PCAS 5.4).

The course accreditation covers delivery at all Australian sites.

Main reasons for decision

TEQSA considers that the decision to apply a condition to the Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors Pty Ltd ATF AIPC Trust trading as College of Leadership and Business' (Colab) application for accreditation of a course of study is consistent with the basic principles for regulation in Part 2 of the TEQSA Act, as Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors Pty Ltd ATF AIPC Trust trading as College of Leadership and Business (Colab) is at risk of not complying with a number of the Threshold Standards. TEQSA considers that the risks of non-compliance with the Threshold Standards involve a number of matters that may affect Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors Pty Ltd ATF AIPC Trust trading as College of Leadership and Business' (Colab) capacity to manage and deliver its higher education awards.

  • The broad issues which relate to the Bachelor of Business include:

    a) Design of the course of study, in particular retention and demand in new broad field of study (PCAS 1.2)

    b) Benchmarking and monitoring (PCAS 5.4 and 5.5).