Transfer of Study Policy

Purpose

The purpose of this policy is for RED MAKO LEARNING PTY LTD to provide fair and reasonable guidelines for granting Transfers to students in accordance with Standards for RTO’s 2015 and meet any additional requirements from government funding agreements and relevant legislation.
The policy applies to the process to be followed by staff for students wanting to transfer their study to the next intake date.
This policy applies to all qualifications/courses offered by RED MAKO LEARNING PTY LTD.

Transfer of Course to next intake date

RED MAKO LEARNING PTY LTD recognises that on occasion, students may require additional time to complete their study and related assessments.

  • This may occur due to a range of circumstances.
  • Transfer Application has assigned fees and charges.

Application for Transfer of Course to next intake date

Application for a transfer in accordance with this Policy must be made in writing on the Application for Transfer of course form available from the RED MAKO LEARNING PTY LTD WEBSITE or requested from studentsupport@redmako.com.au

  • A Transfer application must be made at least 2 weeks prior to the scheduled course end date
  • Written applications must detail all of the following:
  • The reason for a transfer

When considering an application for a transfer the following will be taken into consideration:

  • Student’s progress in the course to date
  • The circumstance leading to the request of a transfer
  • The student’s plan/timetable demonstrates a commitment to completing the training and assessment requirements
  • The likelihood of the student finishing within the timeframe requested.

Awarding a Transfer

  • Students will be notified in writing of the outcome of the application for a transfer, within 7 working days of receipt of the formal application and all required information being received by RED MAKO LEARNING PTY LTD
  • Only one transfer is available per course. Once a transfer has been applied for and a decision made, no further transfers are available on that course.
  • Once granted, the transfer time period will commence from the next intake date.

Rejecting application for a transfer

  • Rejecting of applications must be in writing and within 7 days of the full application being received. A rejection would only be made if the student did not show a willingness to complete their studies.
  • Students whose applications for a transfer are not successful are to be advised that they will receive a Statement of Attainment for all units successfully completed prior to the end date of the course.

Schedule of Fees

Course Amount
Fee for Service Courses $550
Dual Qualification with one course VETiS funded $50

Relevant Legislation:

Work Health and Safety Act 2011 – The Work Health and Safety Act 2011 provides a framework for managing health and safety risks in Australian workplaces. The objective of the Act is to prevent fatalities, injuries and illness caused by a workplace, by workplace activities or by a specified high-risk plant – this is achieved by preventing or minimising exposure to risk. All organisations must comply with this Act, regardless of the types of services and/or products they provide or sell. For more information visit: https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2018C00293

Industrial Relations Act 1988 – The principal objective of the Industrial Relations Act 1988 is the provision of a framework for industrial relations that supports economic prosperity and social justice. For more information visit: https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2004C00497

Privacy Act 1988 – The Privacy Act 1988 makes provisions to protect the privacy of individuals, and for related purposes. It should be noted, however, that the Federal Privacy Act does not regulate state or territory agencies (except for the ACT). For information on privacy regulations in other states and territories, visit: https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00025

Copyright Act 1968 – The Copyright Act 1968 is an Act relating to Copyright and the protection of certain performances, and for other purposes. For more information regarding the Copyright Act 1968, go to https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00042

National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 – This Act was introduced in 2011 to establish a consistent registration and accreditation framework for Vocational Education and Training, by applying nationally agreed standards. For more information visit:https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2017C00245

Equal Opportunity Queensland Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 – The objective of Equal Opportunity legislation is to encourage the identification and elimination of discrimination, sexual harassment and victimisation and their causes, and to promote and facilitate the progressive realisation of equality. For more information go to: http://www.consumerlaw.gov.au/resources-and-guides

Competition and Consumer Act (CCA) 2010 – The object of the Competition and Consumer Act (CCA) 2010 is to enhance the welfare of Australians through the promotion of competition and fair trading, and through a provision for consumer protection. For more information visit: https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2011C00003

Related standards

Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015 – Clauses 4.1, 5.2, 5.3,6, 7.3, 8.5,8.6

Supporting Documents

RED MAKO LEARNING PTY LTD documentation which supports the implementation of this policy includes: