International Students Information

OUR GUARANTEE

We guarantee you will be provided with:

  1. Industry recognised and developed training;
  2. Practical scenarios to ensure your training is providing you with the skills required to gain employment; and
  3. Support services to ensure your training can be completed.

We will not guarantee:

  1. You will successfully complete the training, as the onus is on you to undertake all training and complete all assessment tasks; and
  2. You will be employed at the conclusion of your training, as we are not an employer.

COURSE INFORMATION

Enrolling in one of our courses is the next step to increase your skills and knowledge for the Beauty Industry

We offer Full Time Nationally Recognised Training in:

Training Package Qualifications

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COURSE FEES

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REFUND POLICY

Cancellations made inside 30 days must be made in writing by the person who completed the booking and be sent to us and is deemed to take effect on receipt. Cancellations made between 30 and 15 days will incur a loss of deposit.

Any cancellations made inside 15 days of course commencement will not be refunded. If a student leaves and/or abandons a course before the scheduled termination date and time, for whatever reason, no refunds will be given.

When the deposit to secure a place on a course has been made and the student cancels outside 30 days, an administration/service fee of $750.00 WILL BE CHARGED.

Any course material that has been issued to the student MUST be returned to the Company before the remainder of the deposit is refunded.

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ESOS FRAMEWORK

Prospective students are advised to download and read the ESOS Framework available at:

https://aei.gov.au/Regulatory-Information/Education-Servicesfor-Overseas-Students-ESOS-Legislative-Framework/National-Code/Pages/default.aspx

More about Australia

Australia offers a very modern, vibrant and multicultural lifestyle. It is a popular tourist destination for people from all over the world. You can learn more about Australia’s history and its indigenous heritage at http://www.australia.com/about/culture-history/history.aspx. More information about Australia is available at www.Australia.gov.au.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

For the majority of our qualifications listed on our scope of registration, there is, no formal academic prerequisites. You will be required to undertake an initial skills assessment to assist us to ensure you are able to complete the training you wish to be considered for enrolment.

It is important to note, that industry advises it prefers learners have a good level of English, Maths and some experience with industry tools.

Our training is open and responsive to all people irrespective of age, gender, cultural or ethnic background, disability, sexuality, unemployment, imprisonment or remote location.

International students must provide evidence of English language qualifications.  Minimum English language requirement is 5.5 IELTS or equivalent.

Students must have attained the age of 18 years prior to commencing any courses with Beauty Therapy Training Australia.

ENROLMENT REQUIREMENTS

When considering enrolling in any training, it is important that you understand your status within each of the available enrolment types.

If you are seeking to enrol as a Fee for Service (FFS) learner you must be either:

NOTE: Successful completion of your course and the awarding of a certificate does not mean you will be granted a license by the registering body.

In this regard, it is highly recommended you are aware of the licensing requirements prior to commencing any Nationally Recognised Training.

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VENUE

For all international students, the training venues are:

The venues are centrally located to public transport, café’s and restaurants, shopping precincts and have on street parking.

ACCESSIBLE AREAS AND ACCESS TO TRAINERS

ASSESSMENT STANDARDS

All assessments conducted by us will be:

We will achieve this through:


ASSESSMENT METHODS

Our assessments and assessment methods will ensure that we focus on the application of the skill and knowledge as required in the workplace, including:

We will ensure that we assess you in sufficient detail to ensure that we can determine that you have attained competency.

Our employees are available to discuss and provide limited professional advice as to the outcomes of the assessment process and guidance on future options.

All assessment tasks must consider any language and literacy issues, cultural issues or any other individual needs related to the assessment. Re-assessment is available on appeal; see further details in the appeal process section.

ATTENDANCE

You are expected to be punctual when attending training courses, late arrival or non-attendance will affect your progress in achieving the compulsory standards, 100% course attendance is required to achieve competency.  Homework, where required, is deemed to be part of the course.

Learners, who due to circumstances beyond their control cannot complete all units, may attend future courses to complete their competencies.

International learners are under the terms of their student visa required to attend a minimum of 80% of their scheduled course time, as long as they are able to justify the reason for non-attendance.  Any breach of the visa conditions may result in a report to the Secretary of Education and may jeopardise your visa.

ABSENCE

If absent from a day on the course, you are to provide a written reason in the box for the day they were absent.

FAILURE TO ATTEND

Failure to attend without reason may be reported where appropriate and may jeopardise successful completion of the course; and

Failure to attend on numerous occasions may mean an incomplete being recorded and no refund of monies paid.

LATENESS TO CLASS

Lateness to class on any day is not acceptable;

When you are delayed from arriving on time, you must notify the trainer by text or phone to inform of delay; and

We expect that all Learners will be in the room on time after breaks throughout the day.

BEHAVIOUR AND DRESS

You will behave in a manner which reflects the professional status of the industry that you are training for and shall respect the rights of others with regards to Equal Opportunities, Harassment, Bullying and Discrimination.

All students are to wear the College Uniform while attending classes and or field trips

Unacceptable behaviour includes:

SMOKING, DRUGS AND ALCOHOL

Smoking: Is prohibited in all buildings and covered area’s and Learners are expected to use the ashtrays provided.

Drugs and Alcohol: Learners are expected to comply with the Workplace Health and Safety Legislation and shall be drug and alcohol free during the course.

CHANGE TO COURSE:

Should you wish to change your course, the request must be made in writing to the Director.

Any approved changes to downgrade a course after commencement of the course, a $1550.00 administration fee will apply.

No charge will apply should the Learner wish to upgrade to a higher course.

Note: The enrolment fee is not refundable

TRANSFERRING BETWEEN PROVIDERS

We reserve the right at our discretion to transfer a course to another and this action will in no way waive the terms and conditions stated herein.

In the event of us having to cancel a course, without offering any acceptable alternative, then the client shall be entitled to a full refund of monies paid and no further liability shall be incurred by us.

International students may only request a transfer to another provider in special circumstances and whereby they have completed the initial 6 months of their chosen course with us.

Transferring between education providers Under the ESOS National Code, a student must meet certain conditions before they can enrol with another education provider if they are not happy with the course they are doing.

The National Code says you must have a letter of release from your education provider before you can enrol with a new provider if you have NOT completed 6 months of your principal course (the main course of study you are undertaking). If you want to transfer before you have completed six months of your principal course, you need your provider’s permission.

You should make sure you understand that policy, and what your written agreement says you must do, before you make the decision to enrol with an education provider. If you are thinking about changing your course, you need to ensure that you continue to meet the conditions of your student visa.

Further information about changing courses or education providers is available on the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s website at http://www.immi.gov.au/Study/Pages/changing-courses.aspx

For more details about transferring and the requirements under the ESOS National Code, you can:

• visit https://aei.gov.au/Regulatory-Information/Education-Services-for-Overseas-Students-ESOSLegislative-Framework/National-Code/nationalcodepartd/Pages/ExplanatoryguideD7.aspx

• read Standard 7 in the National Code at https://aei.gov.au/Regulatory-Information/EducationServices-for-Overseas-Students-ESOS-Legislative-Framework/National-Code/Pages/default.aspx

COMPANY PROPERTY

We are equipped with the tools and resources for you to gain the skills necessary to work in your chosen industry and just like being at work you are required to treat our tools and resources with care and respect, observing all instructions in the correct and appropriate manner.

Unless instructed and authorised to do so, you shall not touch or operate property, as this may lead to injury to yourself or others if used incorrectly.

You will be held financially liable for all negligent, reckless or wilful damage to our property.

COMPLAINTS AND APPEALS PROCESS

In keeping with the National VET Regulator Act 2011, Standards 2015, we have a complaints and appeals process to assist you when the need arises.

In making your decision to enrol with us, you need to be aware that:

You may complain or appeal:

Our full complaints and appeals procedure is available for inspection at our training venue.

COURSE EXTENSION

We are not obligated to extend the period of your enrolment if you have not completed your course on time.

An enrolment can be extended with a payment of an additional fee. Please talk to your manager if you expect that you will require longer than the allocated course period.

International students may seek a course extension, deferment, or suspension under the special circumstances clauses in the relevant legislation.

EARLY WITHDRAWAL

Learners who leave the course prior to completion will receive a statement of attainment for all units completed.  

Re-entry for the course completion can be arranged with the branch manager in future courses or taken up with other training providers (refer to Refund).

EMERGENCY PROCEDURES

You will be given a briefing on the emergency procedures in the event of an emergency and you are expected to comply with instructions given by company members.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Upon successful completion of your training may be able to gain employment in the areas for which you have been trained and prepared.

As stated earlier, we are not able to guarantee you will be employed at the successful conclusion of your training. The onus is on you to seek out the available employment opportunities and to successfully complete your training.

FEEDBACK AND COMMUNICATION

We embrace an ongoing policy of open communication and encourages feedback and dialogue with all learners to assist with meeting learner needs and concerns as well as for ongoing improvement of our services.

We would appreciate feedback in regard to your opinions, satisfaction, or other views about our operations, policies, procedures, and training delivery and assessment.

Feedback can be supplied directly to your trainer, other employees, or as written suggestions, which may include the use of SMART feedback questionnaires.

FEE PAYMENT

Full qualifications

Bookings will be held for a maximum of 7 days without securing a place. The booking will not be confirmed until a completed reservation form has been received together with a deposit for each course. Balance of payment is to be made 15 days prior to commencement of the course.

International students are not eligible to enrol in short course due to the specific requirements for the obtaining and holding of a valid student visa.

Potential students on a working holiday or other visa with short term study provisions may enrol in short courses, so long as the course/s does not exceed a 3 months full time equivalent study load.

All fees will be clearly noted on brochures and associated websites. Fees can be paid in the following methods:

REFUND

Cancellations made inside 30 days must be made in writing by the person who completed the booking and be sent to us and is deemed to take effect on receipt. Cancellations made between 30 and 15 days will incur a loss of deposit.

Any cancellations made inside 15 days of course commencement will not be refunded. If a client leaves and/or abandons a course before the scheduled termination date and time, for whatever reason, no refunds will be given.

When the deposit to secure a place on a course has been made and the student cancels outside 30 days, an administration/service fee of $750.00 WILL BE CHARGED.

Any course material that has been issued to the student MUST be returned to the Company before the remainder of the deposit is refunded.

FEE PROTECTION

In the circumstance of us being unable to provide services for which the learner has prepaid, the learner will:

This is assured through our membership of an approved Tuition Assurance Scheme.

NO REFUND

There is no refund of fees for Non-subsidised or Fee for Service courses or for any poor and/or non - attendance, poor behaviour or other circumstance preventing completion of the course.

Note: Under the National VET Regulator Act 2011, Standards 2015, we are entitled to withhold issuing you with a qualification or statement of attainment until such times as all fees have been paid in full, and we shall exercise our rights under this section.

LEARNING DIFFICULTIES

If you have any learning difficulties, we encourage you to identify them either directly or in confidence to your Trainer or Director, prior to course commencement.

LEGISLATION

We are subject to a variety of legislation related to training and assessment as well as general business practice.

This legislation governs our obligations as a Registered Training Organisation, our obligations to you as our clients, and relates to the industry that we are conducting training for.

This legislation is continually being updated and all employees are made aware of any changes.

The legislation that particularly effects your participation in our Vocational Education and Training programs includes:

LEARNER SUPPORT SERVICES

As we offer training courses to all members of the community, we have established a number of vocational barrier supports which include special assistance with:

We have established a number of non-vocational barriers to training support including:

LEARNER RESPONSIBILITIES

When you elect to participate in training with us, you have a responsibility to:

ON THE JOB TRAINING

We will wherever possible endeavor to assist in placements for work experience components prior to commencement or during the course, so that on the job training can begin at completion of classroom study.

OUR RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

We will maintain and deliver high quality training courses, complying with the VET Quality Framework (VQF) accreditation requirements as a Registered Training Organisation

We will maintain Workplace, Health and Safety, Equal Opportunities, Harassment, Bullying and Discrimination Policies and relevant legislation.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING (RPL)/ CURRENT COMPETENCIES (RCC)

You may be eligible to gain status for previous industry experience, studies in other courses or from other training providers.

If you fit in this category enquire about RPL/RCC or credit transfers which could significantly shorten your study requirements.

RESOURCES

The resources include but are not limited to:

STUDENT ACCOMMODATION

International students requiring accommodation are able to take advantage of a number of accommodation types in the region. These include:

VOLUME OF LEARNING

We are required to meet the requirements of the Volume of Learning for all learners, as described in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) for each qualification on scope.

To meet the volume of learning requirements we and you must meet the following requirements:

Attendance records

Records will systematically be maintained for learners on a registered course. Non-attendance due to illness evidenced by a medical certificate, or other exceptional personal leave must also be recorded, monitored and reported weekly.

International students must present a medical certificate issued by a Legally Qualified Medical Practitioner (LQMP), a sickness certificate issued by a pharmacy is not sufficient.

Attendance requirements

As defined under the Volume of Learning a minimum number of hours must be completed for all learners. To achieve the Volume of Learning:

Learners must attend at least 100% of the supervised hours scheduled for each semester of their course.

We allow non-attendance for 10% of contact hours to cover occasional absences and illnesses, including illness supported by a medical certificate. As soon as practicable after the provider becomes aware the learner is no longer able to achieve 100% attendance for the term, semester or course, the learner should be notified that they are in breach of the Volume of Learning.

(Note: we are required to contact and counsel learners who are absent for two consecutive days).

Full-time learner

A currently enrolled learner who has enrolled for classes with a supervised study load of at least 21 hours per week, or who has enrolled for classes 16 hours but deemed to be full-time by the Director responsible for the learners primary accredited program.

Mandatory attendance requirements

Volume of Learning requirements mean a learner must attend at least 80 per cent of the supervised hours scheduled for each study period of learner’s course.

Study Period

Each program will be divided into weekly, 5 weekly or 10 weekly study blocks depending of level of the qualification and the workload as contained within the Training Package.

WHS

We believe that all accidents are preventable and seek to ensure a safe environment for all students and staff.

During your course induction, your trainer will explain the WHS requirements particular to your training location and where required the need to wear Protective Personal Equipment (PPE).

You will be expected to comply with our Workplace Health and Safety Policies and report all incidents, near miss activities and safety hazards immediately.

WORKING WITH CHILDREN

We will comply with all Federal and State working with Children legislation.

A list of all relevant legislation is available from the Federal Police Website ttp://www.aifs.gov.au/nch/policechecks.html

LIVING IN AUSTRALIA – Transition to life and study in an a new environment

Accommodation

Homestay is the most popular option of accommodation for learners so they can experience the culture & Australian Family life. For further detail please contact us. Beauty Therapy Training Australia are able to provide you with contacts if you require any assistance with accommodation.

The link provided below will enable you to determine the average cost of living on the Gold Coast.

https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/gold-coast

Schooling

Rather than bringing family together with you to Australia, some students may find it useful to arrive first, settle into studies, find appropriate accommodation, adjust to living in Australia and then arrange for their family to join them.

Beauty Therapy Training Australia is located at the Southern end of the Gold Coast and has two campus’s Coolangatta and Robina (situated 20 minutes apart) and mere minutes from the pristine Pacific Ocean. Please refer the link below to find out more on schools and student lifestyle, work, about the Gold Coast, accommodation, events. Please click on below links regarding:

http://www.studygoldcoast.org.au/

http://www.australianschoolsdirectory.com.au/goldcoast-schools.php

http://privateschoolsguide.com/gold-coast-private-schools

http://www.goldcoastaustralia.com/gold-coast-primary-schools.html

Other valuable links

http://www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/thegoldcoast/gold-coast-lifeguards-152.html

Gold Coast Medical Centres

HOSPITALS – Emergency 24 hour

SUPPORT SERVICES / HELP LINES

DEPARTMENT OF IMMIGRATION AND BORDER PROTECTION

DIBP provides a number of additional supports for visa holders undertaking a course of study in Australia. These supports include:

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE

OVERSEAS HEALTH COVER

Overseas Student Health Cover is available from:

AUSTALIAN TAXATION OFFICE

132869 – main switchboard

https://www.ato.gov.au/

LEGAL AID

Legal advise is available from Legal Aid1300650579


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