Associate Degree in Critical Risk and Security: Registration and accreditation 21 August 2013
Report on initial registration of West Coast Institute
TEQSA has determined, under Section 21(1) of the TEQSA Act that registration of West Coast Institute as a higher education provider be granted for a period of seven years to 21 August 2020 in the provider category of 'Higher Education Provider'.
TEQSA has determined, under Section 49(6) of the TEQSA Act, to grant accreditation of the following higher education course of study offered by West Coast Institute until 21 August 2020:
- Associate Degree in Critical Risk and Security
Background to Decision
West Coast Institute submitted an application for registration in the category of 'Higher Education Provider' under Part 3 of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 ('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
As part of the initial registration process, TEQSA has assessed the registration and course accreditation for the Associate Degree in Critical Risk and Security applications submitted by West Coast Institute against the Threshold Standards for Provider Registration and Course Accreditation.
West Coast Institute demonstrated to TEQSA that it meets the relevant Threshold Standards.
The registration and course accreditation covers delivery at the West Coast Institute site in Joondalup, Western Australia.