Bachelor of Counselling: Extension of Accreditation 8 May 2020
Extension of accreditation period
Report on extension of accreditation of two higher education courses of study offered by Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors Pty Ltd As Trustee for AIPC Trust
On 8 May 2020, a delegate of TEQSA extended, under section 57A of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (TEQSA Act), the accreditation of the following courses offered by Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors Pty Ltd As Trustee for AIPC Trust:
- Bachelor of Counselling from 23 January 2021 to 23 January 2024
- Master of Counselling from 2 October 2021 to 2 October 2024
Main reasons for the decision
TEQSA made this decision in order to reduce regulatory burden for the provider in response to COVID-19 and its impact on the higher education sector. This decision is consistent with the principles set out in TEQSA's policy on extensions to the period of provider registration or course accreditation, including an assessment of risks associated with the extension.