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Associate Degree of Business: Registration extension 27 September 2017

Extension of registration

Report on extension of registration and variation of condition - South Metropolitan TAFE

 

TEQSA has extended, under section 37A of the TEQSA Act, the registration of South Metropolitan TAFE as a higher education provider, for a period of two years to 31 December 2019.

TEQSA has varied, under subsection 32(2) of the TEQSA Act, condition 1 previously imposed on the registration of South Metropolitan TAFE as a higher education provider.

The original condition (imposed 28 April 2016) is as follows:

Condition 1

South Metropolitan TAFE to provide quarterly progress reports on the redevelopment and authorisation of the corporate and academic governance framework and activities for higher education including:

  • strategic plan
  • business plan, showing adequate funding and resources for higher education
  • recruitment of academic leaders
  • achievement of scholarship activity targets

The varied condition is as follows:

Condition 1

South Metropolitan TAFE to provide two progress reports per year on its higher education operations including:

  • Business plan, showing adequate funding and resources for higher education.

TEQSA has extended, under section 57A of the TEQSA Act, the accreditation of the following courses for a period of two years to 31 December 2019:

  • Diploma of Business
  • Diploma of Computer Science
  • Associate Degree of Mobile Development
  • Associate Degree of Business
  • Associate Degree in Hospitality Management
  • Associate Degree of Networking
  • Associate Degree of Fashion Business
  • Associate Degree in Aviation (Operations Management)

TEQSA has, under subsection 53(1) of the TEQSA Act, imposed one condition on the accreditation of the above courses of study:

Condition 1

South Metropolitan TAFE must not enrol new students in the courses.

Main Reasons for Decision

TEQSA has made these decisions in light of South Metropolitan TAFE's decision to withdraw its registration and teach out its courses.