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Policies

As well as the below general student policies, Angliss has additional policies and procedures that specifically apply to International Students.

Academic Integrity

The purpose of the Academic Integrity policy and procedure is to ensure that a clear standard is articulated regarding the submission of work for assessment and reinforcement of the principles of Student Academic Integrity and ensure students and staff are fully informed of this policy regarding what constitutes academic integrity, cheating and plagiarism.

Academic Integrity Policy 
Academic Integrity Procedure

Access and Equity

William Angliss Institute is proud of the diversity of its students and is committed to giving them a fair, accessible and equitable environment in which to learn. If necessary, we're happy to make reasonable adjustments to ensure access and equity for enrolled students who have met our selection criteria. See our Policy regarding Support for Students with a Disability here. 

For more information contact Student Support Services on 1300 ANGLISS.

Appeal Process

If you decide to appeal a decision made under our fees and charges policy, you'll need to follow the process outlined in the fees and charges brochure. For more information call 1300 ANGLISS.

Assessment

The Institute's Assessment policies are detailed in the Delivery and Assessment information.

Attendance

You can't learn if you don't show up to class. It's our policy to monitor attendance and we expect you to attend 100% of classes unless you're ill.  See the Student Code of Conduct for more information on your attendance requirements.

Australian Democratic Principles and Practice

William Angliss Institute adheres to the democratic principles and practice of Australian democracy and its communication to the community.  The programs and teaching that William Angliss Institute delivers supports and promotes the principles and practice of Australian democracy, including a commitment to:

  • elected government
  • the rule of law
  • equal rights for all before the law
  • freedom of religion
  • freedom of speech and association
  • the values of openness and tolerance

Complaints, Grievances and Discipline

If you have a serious complaint about your course, your assessment or the Institute, we want to hear from you. We've developed a student grievances procedure to make things fair for everyone, and it outlines the process that everyone needs to follow. Visit the Complaints and Appeals page or refer to the below documents for more information.

Declarations

We reserve the right to cancel your enrolment if you give us incorrect information or false documentation or if you withhold information from us that relates to your application. In these circumstances you won't be eligible for a refund of any fees or charges you've already paid. In exceptional or extenuating circumstances, senior management at William Angliss Institute may waive this policy.

For more information call 1300 ANGLISS.

Disclaimer

Every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct at the time of publication. William Angliss Institute reserves the right to change or alter course schedules, location, admission requirements, fees and staffing if and when necessary. All reasonable attempts will be made to provide appropriate notification to enrolled students.

Enrolment and Orientation

All students need to attend our enrolment and orientation program before starting their course. At enrolment you'll be required to pay your course fees and at orientation you'll be given stacks of essential information about:

  •     specific course requirements
  •     your duties and responsibilities
  •     our services and facilities
  •     styles of teaching and learning used to deliver your course.

We'll also provide :

  •     timetables for the current semester
  •     student ID photo cards
  •     equipment and uniform lists (if required).

Excursions, Field Trips and Hiring Equipment

In some courses, excursions and field trips are mandatory components of the curriculum. Bear in mind that you may be up for some additional costs associated with these trips, like accommodation or transport.

We'll let you know if you need to hire or buy any equipment for your course. The cost of this is your responsibility.

Freedom of Information

William Angliss Institute complies with government regulations about freedom of information, as outlined under the Freedom of Information Act 1982.  Requests for access to documents of the William Angliss Institute of TAFE under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 are the responsibility of the Institute's Freedom of Information (FOI) Manager. Requests for information must be put in writing and should be addressed to:

Manager, Freedom of Information
William Angliss Institute
555 La Trobe Street
Melbourne 3000 Victoria

For more information see our privacy page.

 

Online Delivery Service Standards

William Angliss Institute offers a range of courses that are delivered partly or wholly online. William Angliss Institute is committed to providing a quality learning experience for students studying online and these online service standards explain our commitment to students in key areas.

Protected Disclosure

The Institute has no tolerance for misconduct, which may involve corrupt conduct, mismanagement of public resources or creating or exposing risks to public health and safety or the environment. In line with the Protected Disclosure Act 2012, the Institute has a policy and procedure which seeks to promote and facilitate disclosure of misconduct and provide support for those who come forward to make a disclosure. Students, staff, and members of the public are encouraged to report any misconduct they become aware of regarding the Institute (and its staff) to the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC).

The IBAC may be contacted in the following ways:

Address: Level 1, North Tower, 459 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000
Phone: 1300 735 135
Fax: (03) 8635 6444
Mail: GPO Box 24234, Melbourne, VIC 3001
Online: www.ibac.vic.gov.au/reporting-corruption/report/complaints-form

Any queries regarding the protected disclosure process or policy should be forwarded to the Institute's Protected Disclosure Coordinator:

Protected Disclosure Coordinator
William Angliss Institute
555 La Trobe Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
Telephone: 1300 ANGLISS
 

Recognition of Prior Learning

Vocational Education and Training

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) also known as Skills Recognition or Credit Transfer - is a process that evaluates and recognises the skills and knowledge you have gained from work experience, work-based training, life experience and previous study. It allows your experience to be formally recognised.

Applying for Skills recognition can shorten the duration of your study time, give you a formal qualification and enhance your future career prospects.

Higher Education

Students may receive academic credit towards course requirements for prior learning both formal and informal.

Higher Education Recognition of Prior Learning Policy 
Higher Education Recognition of Prior Learning Procedure 

How do I apply?

Apply and attach any relevant documentation (resumes, referees, academic transcripts, evidence of prior work experience).

Selection and Admissions

William Angliss Institute is committed to ensuring there is a clear and consistent approach for selection and admission for all prospective students.

Higher Education Selection and Admissions Policy 
Higher Education Admissions Transparency

Student Agreement

When you enrol in a William Angliss Institute course, you're entering into an agreement with us for the period of the program as stipulated in the confirmation of enrolment we provide. Paying your tuition fees in full is part of the agreement contract.

If you accept a place and later want to withdraw from your course due to a change in circumstances, we'll refund your tuition fees in accordance with the Institute's refund policies. 

Student Code of Conduct

The purpose of the Student Code of Conduct is to explain to students their obligations and responsibilities and convey the Institute’s principles, which are aimed at enhancing the learning experience.

Tuition Assurance Scheme

Under the provisions of the Higher Education Support Act 2003 (HESA), William Angliss Institute is required to provide a tuition assurance arrangement for persons, other than overseas students, who are enrolled in our courses. This requirement is to protect students in the event that William Angliss Institute ceases to provide a course of study in which a student is enrolled. You can read our ‘Statement of Tuition Assurance’ and view our membership certificates by clicking on the links below.

Statement of VET Tuition Assurance for Exempt TAFE VET Student Loans (VSL) Providers
Statement of VET Tuition Assurance for Exempt TAFE VET FEE HELP(VFH) Providers
Statement of Tuition Assurance for Higher Education