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Bachelor of Business (Accounting): Registration 6 March 2019

Registration

Report on registration of Sicop Education and Technology Pty Ltd

On 6 March 2019, TEQSA:

  • granted, under section 21 of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (TEQSA Act), the application by Sicop Education and Technology Pty Ltd (trading as Gateway Business College) for registration in the category of Higher Education Provider, for a period of five years until 6 March 2024.
  • imposed, under section 32 of the TEQSA Act, one condition on the registration of Sicop Education and Technology Pty Ltd.

Condition 1: Student grievances and complaints

Prior to enrolling students, Sicop Education and Technology Pty Ltd must provide to TEQSA details of its arrangements with the Resolution Institute or an alternative appropriate independent third party, that demonstrates it provides for an independent external review of formal complaints consistent with Section 2.4 of the Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2015.

  • accredited, under section 49 of the TEQSA Act, the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) offered by Sicop Education and Technology Pty Ltd, trading as Gateway Business College, for a period of five years until 6 March 2024.

Main reasons for the decision

TEQSA made these decisions in light of the risk that Sicop Education and Technology Pty Ltd may not meet, or continue to meet, the following provision of the Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2015:

  1. Section 2.4 of Part A in relation to student grievances and complaints.