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Australian College of Nursing Ltd: Initial Registration 24 Oct 2013

Initial registration

Report on initial registration of the Australian College of Nursing Ltd

 

TEQSA has determined, under Section 21(1) of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (the TEQSA Act), that registration of the Australian College of Nursing Ltd as a higher education provider be granted for a period of seven years to 24 April 2020 in the provider category of Higher Education Provider.

TEQSA has determined, under Sections 49(1) and 49(6) of the TEQSA Act, to grant accreditation of the following higher education courses of study offered by the Australian College of Nursing Ltd until 24 April 2020:

  • Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice
  • Graduate Certificate in Drug and Alcohol Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Musculoskeletal and Rheumatology Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Aged Care Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Acute Care Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Breast Cancer Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Cancer Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Child and Family Health Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Critical Care Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Neonatal Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Nursing Studies
  • Graduate Certificate in Perioperative Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Stomal Therapy Nursing

Background to Decision

The Australian College of Nursing Ltd submitted an application for registration in the category of Higher Education Provider under Part 3 of the TEQSA Act. Section 25 of the TEQSA Act requires a registered higher education provider to offer at least one accredited course. The application process included consideration of an application for accreditation of higher education courses of study, under Part 4 of the TEQSA Act.

Main Reasons for Decision

The Australian College of Nursing Ltd has demonstrated to TEQSA that it meets the Threshold Standards.

The registration and course accreditation covers delivery at all Australian sites.