Compliance activities, actions and results

For: 

VET Student Loan Program Compliance actions

The department does not make public details of ongoing compliance action and will only publish details of compliance actions once the compliance decision is finalised.

Where, in the view of the department, a provider publicly misrepresents findings from an audit, the department reserves the right to correct the public record.

Finalised Compliance Actions

Legal Name

Decision Type

Effective Date

Comments

Status of Decision

Australasian Beauty Therapy Academy Pty Ltd

Infringement Notice/s

30/10/17 & 31/10/2017

Payment of three infringement notices for alleged contraventions of section 64 of the VSL Act.  
Payment of the infringement notices does not constitute an admission of guilt or liability.

Finalised

BCA National Training Group Pty ltd

Compliance Notice

26/09/2018

Compliance notice under subsection 43(2) of the VSL Act for failure to assess academic suitability, omission, or incorrect material submitted to the Secretary and parental signature for under 18 application.

Finalised

BCA National Training Group Pty Ltd

Compliance Notice

31/01/2019 (revised)    

Revised Compliance notice issued under subsection 43 and 44 of the VSL Act to include the failure to assess academic suitability, omission, or incorrect material submitted to the Secretary and parental signature for under 18 application.

Finalised

Contour Systems Pty Ltd

Voluntary Revocation of approval

31/10/2019

Voluntary revocation of approval as a VET provider under section 38 of the VSL act following compliance action.

Finalised

Jigsaw Consulting Group Pty Ltd

Infringement Notice/s

13/07/2017

Payment of two infringement notices for alleged contraventions of section 64 of the VSL Act. 
Payment of the infringement notices does not constitute an admission of guilt or liability.

Finalised

New England Institute of Technology Pty Ltd

Notice of Immediate Suspension

12/02/2018

Immediate suspension of approval as an approved course provider under section 37(1) of the VSL Act where the Secretary suspects on reasonable grounds that there is non-compliance and that the circumstances require urgent action.

Finalised

New England Institute of Technology Pty Ltd

Voluntary Revocation of approval

23/04/2018

Voluntary Revocation of approval as an approved course provider under section 38 of the VSL Act following compliance action.

Finalised

New York Film Academy Australia Pty Ltd

Compliance Notice

27/07/2018

Compliance notice under subsection 43(2) of the VSL Act for not publishing processes and procedures on its website and must be accessible without login information.

Finalised

New York Film Academy Australia Pty Ltd

Infringement Notice/s

 08/06/2017

Payment of two infringement notices for alleged contraventions of section 64 of the VSL Act.  
Payment of the infringement notices does not constitute an admission of guilt or liability.

Finalised

SMR Learning Services Pty Ltd

Infringement Notice/s

18/05/2017

Payment of two infringement notices for alleged contraventions of section 64 of the VSL Act. 
Payment of the infringement notices does not constitute an admission of guilt or liability.

Finalised

Tandem College Pty Ltd

Notice of Immediate Suspension

03/04/2018

Immediate suspension of approval as an approved course provider under section 37(1) of the VSL Act where the Secretary suspects on reasonable grounds that there is non-compliance and that the circumstances require urgent action.

Finalised

Tandem College Pty Ltd

Compliance Notice

25/05/2018

Compliance notice under subsection 43(2) of the VSL Act for not complying with requirements to not use a broker or agent.

Finalised

The Malka Group Pty Ltd

Infringement Notice/s

24/05/2017

Payment of one infringement notice for alleged contraventions of section 64 of the VSL Act.  
Payment of the infringement notices does not constitute an admission of guilt or liability.

Finalised

Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) regulatory decisions

ASQA publishes information about certain regulatory decisions it makes, in order to:

  • assist students and potential students to make informed decisions about choosing a provider
  • provide industry, government and the public with accurate information on ASQA's regulatory activity

All ASQA decisions are available on the ASQA website.

Ceased VET FEE-HELP Scheme

Legal Name

Decision Type

Effective Date

Comments

Status of Decision

ACN 007 152 561 Pty Ltd (formerly Republica Education Pty Ltd)

Compliance Notice

1/03/2017

Compliance notice under c.26A(1) of Schedule 1A of the HESA for not complying with agent agreement and agent publication requirements.

Finalised

ACN 007 152 561 Pty Ltd (formerly Republica Education Pty Ltd)

Voluntary Revocation of approval

1/04/2017

Voluntary Revocation of approval as a VET provider under sc.39(1) of Schedule 1A of the HESA.

Finalised

ACT Education Group Pty Ltd

Notice of Suspension for poor performance

22/12/2016

Suspension of approval as a VET provider under sc.36(5) of Schedule 1A of the HESA.

Finalised

ACT Education Group Pty Ltd

Compliance Notice

24/03/2017

Compliance notice under c.26A(1) of Schedule 1A of the HESA for not complying with student entry procedure, information provision to students, fee, invoicing, census dates, Commonwealth Assistance Notice, withdrawal procedure, and agent agreement requirements.

Finalised

ACT Education Group Pty Ltd

Voluntary Revocation of approval

11/05/2017

Voluntary Revocation of approval as a VET provider under sc.39(1) of Schedule 1A of the HESA.

Finalised

ACTE Pty Ltd

Infringement Notice/s

23/01/2017

Payment of nine infringement notices for alleged contraventions of c.39DH of Schedule 1A of the HESA.
Payment of the infringement notices does not constitute an admission of guilt or liability.

Finalised

Adamattrin Pty Ltd as Trustee for Mesaric Family Trust

Notice of Suspension for poor performance

22/12/2016

Suspension of approval as a VET provider under sc.36(5) of Schedule 1A of the HESA.

Finalised

Adamattrin Pty Ltd as Trustee for Mesaric Family Trust

Compliance Notice

6/06/2017

Compliance notice under c.26A(1) of Schedule 1A of the HESA for not complying with publication of agents and associates, notification of independent financial advice, and withdrawal procedure requirements.

Finalised

Advanced Education Australia Pty Ltd

Revocation of approval

28/11/2017

Revocation of approval as a VET provider under cs.33 and 34 of Schedule 1A of the HESA due to a breach of the VET quality and accountability requirements.

Finalised

ASCET Institute of Technology Pty Ltd (Vic)

Revocation of approval

23/12/2016

Revocation of approval as a VET provider under sc.33(1) of Schedule 1A of the HESA due to a breach of the Tuition Assurance requirements and VET quality and accountability requirements.

Finalised

Australian Business Academy Pty Ltd

Revocation of approval

2/06/2017

Revocation of approval as a VET provider under c.29B of Schedule 1A of the HESA as the provider ceased to be listed as a registered training organisation on the National Register.

Finalised

Australian College of Applied Education Pty Ltd

Revocation of approval

20/09/2017

Revocation of approval as a VET provider under cs.33 and 34 of Schedule 1A of the HESA due to a breach of the VET quality and accountability requirements in relation to financial viability.

Finalised

Australian Institute of Holistic Medicine Pty Ltd

Revocation of approval

11/04/2016

Revocation of approval as a VET provider under c.29B of Schedule 1A of the HESA as the provider ceased to be listed as a registered training organisation on the National Register.

Finalised

Australian Institute of Management Education and Training Pty Ltd

Infringement Notice/s

25/05/2017

Payment of 28 infringement notices for alleged contraventions of c.39DE of Schedule 1A of the HESA
Payment of the infringement notices does not constitute an admission of guilt or liability.

Finalised

Australian Institute of Management Education and Training Pty Ltd

Compliance Notice

18/12/2017

Compliance notice under c.26A(1) of Schedule 1A of the HESA for not complying with invoicing, Commonwealth Assistance Notice, census dates, student entry procedure and agent agreement publication requirements.

Finalised

Australian Institute of Personal Trainers Pty Ltd

Infringement Notice/s

21/03/2017

Payment of five infringement notices for alleged contraventions of c.39DH of Schedule 1A of the HESA.
Payment of the infringement notices does not constitute an admission of guilt or liability.

Finalised

Australian Institute of Personal Trainers Pty Ltd

Voluntary Revocation of Approval

17/01/2018

Voluntary Revocation of approval as a VET provider under sc.39(1) of Schedule 1A of the HESA.

Finalised

Australian Institute of Professional Education Pty Ltd

Revocation of approval

19/10/2016

Revocation of approval as a VET provider under sc.33(1) of Schedule 1A of the HESA due to a breach of the Tuition Assurance requirements and VET quality and accountability requirements.

Finalised

Australian Vocational Learning Institute Pty Ltd

Revocation of Approval

06/02/2018

Revocation of approval as a VET provider under c.29B of Schedule 1a of the HESA as the provider ceased to be listed as a registered training organisation on the national register

Finalised

Beauty & Hair Academy of Australia Pty Ltd

Revocation of approval

20/04/2017

Revocation of approval as a VET provider under c.29B of Schedule 1A of the HESA as the provider ceased to be listed as a registered training organisation on the National Register.

Finalised

Bruce Hartwig Flying School Pty Ltd

Compliance Notice

27/09/2018

Compliance notice under s.39DH of Schedule IA of the HESA for accepting requests for Commonwealth assistance etc. when student not entitled

Finalised

Bruce Hartwig Flying School Pty Ltd

Compliance Notice

22/09/2016

Compliance notice under c.26A(1) of Schedule 1A of the HESA for not complying with application consideration and decision requirements.

Finalised

Careers Australia Education Institute Pty Ltd

Compliance Notice

24/03/2017

Compliance notice under c.26A(1) of Schedule 1A of the HESA for not complying with notice issued under c24 of Schedule 1A of the HESA.

Finalised

Careers Australia Education Institute Pty Ltd

Revocation of approval

24/11/2017

Revocation of approval as a VET provider under c.29B of Schedule 1A of the HESA due to the provider ceasing to be listed as a registered training organisation on the National Register.

Finalised

Churchill Education Pty Ltd as Trustee for the Decelle Investment Trust

Compliance Notice

31/07/2017

Compliance notice under c.26A(1) of Schedule 1A of the HESA for not complying with student invoicing and Commonwealth Assistance Notice requirements.

Finalised

College of Creative Design and Arts Pty Ltd

Revocation of approval

12/07/2016

Revocation of approval as a VET provider under sc.33(1) of Schedule 1A of the HESA due to a breach of the VET quality and accountability requirements in relation to financial viability.

Finalised

Conwal and Associates Pty Ltd 

Notice of Suspension for poor performance

22/12/2016

Suspension of approval as a VET provider under sc.36(5) of Schedule 1A of the HESA.

Finalised

Conwal and Associates Pty Ltd 

Revocation of approval

20/03/2017

Revocation of approval as a VET provider under sc.33(1) of Schedule 1A of the HESA due to a breach of the Tuition Assurance requirements and VET quality and accountability requirements.

Finalised

Cornerstone Investment Aust Pty Ltd

Revocation of approval

24/01/2017

Revocation of approval as a VET provider under c.29B of Schedule 1A of the HESA as the provider ceased to be listed as a registered training organisation on the National Register.

Finalised

DLDC Pty Ltd

Compliance Notice

4/04/2017

Compliance notice under c.26A(1) of Schedule 1A of the HESA for not complying with student entry procedure publication and fee period requirements.

Finalised

Franklyn Scholar (Australia) Pty Ltd

Notice of Suspension for poor performance

22/12/2016

Suspension of approval as a VET provider under sc.36(5) of Schedule 1A of the HESA.

Finalised

Franklyn Scholar (Australia) Pty Ltd

Revocation of approval

20/03/2017

Revocation of approval as a VET provider under sc.33(1) of Schedule 1A of the HESA due to a breach of the Tuition Assurance requirements and VET quality and accountability requirements.

Finalised

Harvest Education Technical College Pty Ltd as a trustee for HETC Trust

Infringement Notice/s

15/03/2017

Payment of three infringement notices for alleged contraventions of s.39DH of Schedule 1A of the HESA.
Payment of the infringement notices does not constitute an admission of guilt or liability.

Finalised

Harvest Education Technical College Pty Ltd as a trustee for HETC Trust

Compliance Notice

21/07/2017

Compliance notice under c.26(A) of Schedule 1A of the HESA for not complying with requirements for student entry procedure, agent agreement, and agent agreement publication.

Finalised

Impel Solutions Pty Ltd as Trustee for The Hall Investment Trust

Revocation of approval

24/11/2016

Revocation of approval as a VET provider under sc.33(1) of Schedule 1A of the HESA due to a breach of the VET quality and accountability requirements in relation to financial viability.

Finalised

International Screen Academy Pty Ltd

Compliance Notice

13/05/2016

Compliance notice under c.26(A) of Schedule 1A of the HESA for not complying with Tuition Assurance requirements and VET quality and accountability requirements.  

Finalised

Kirana Training Pty Ltd

Compliance Notice

15/11/2017

Compliance notice under c.26A(1) of Schedule 1A of the HESA for not complying with student entry procedure, invoicing, publication, and agent agreement requirements

Finalised

Metro Screen Limited

Revocation of approval

5/08/2016

Revocation of approval as a VET provider under c.29B of Schedule 1A of the HESA as the provider ceased to be listed as a registered training organisation on the National Register.

Finalised

Performance Development Group Pty Ltd (formerly Asia Pacific Training Institute Pty Ltd)

Notice of Suspension for poor performance

22/12/2016

Suspension of approval as a VET provider under sc.36(5) of Schedule 1A of the HESA.

Finalised

Performance Development Group Pty Ltd (formerly Asia Pacific Training Institute Pty Ltd)

Revocation of approval

20/03/2017

Revocation of approval as a VET provider under sc.33(1) of Schedule 1A of the HESA due to a breach of the Tuition Assurance requirements and VET quality and accountability requirements.

Finalised

Productivity Partners Pty Ltd

Notice of Suspension for poor performance

22/12/2016

Suspension of approval as a VET provider under sc.36(5) of Schedule 1A of the HESA.

Finalised

Smart City Vocational College Pty Ltd

Revocation of approval

20/03/2017

Revocation of approval as a VET provider under sc.33(1) of Schedule 1A of the HESA due to a breach of the Tuition Assurance requirements and VET quality and accountability requirements.

Finalised

Study Group Australia Pty Ltd

Infringement Notice/s

7/03/2017

Payment of 14 infringement notices for alleged contraventions of s.39DH of Schedule 1A of the HESA.
Payment of the infringement notices does not constitute an admission of guilt or liability.

Finalised

Tabor College Inc (WA)

Revocation of approval

16/08/2016

Revocation of approval as a VET provider under c.29B of Schedule 1A of the HESA as the provider ceased to be listed as a registered training organisation on the National Register.

Finalised

The Australian Academy of Business Pty Ltd

Compliance Notice

27/10/2017

Compliance notice under c.26A(1) of Schedule 1A of the HESA for not complying with invoicing and Commonwealth Assistance Notice requirements.

Finalised

The Design Works College of Design Pty Ltd

Revocation of approval

12/07/2016

Revocation of approval as a VET provider under sc.33(1) of Schedule 1A of the HESA due to a breach of the VET quality and accountability requirements in relation to financial viability.

Finalised

The trustee for the Life Coaching Institute trust

Compliance Notice

18/12/2017

Compliance notice under c.26A(1) of Schedule 1A of the HESA for not complying with census dates and Commonwealth Assistance Notice requirements.

Finalised

Training and Development Australia Pty Ltd

Revocation of approval

5/02/2016

Revocation of approval as a VET provider under sc.33(1) of Schedule 1A of the HESA due to a breach of the VET quality and accountability requirements in relation to financial viability.

Finalised

Unique International College Pty Ltd

Notice of Suspension for poor performance

22/12/2016

Suspension of approval as a VET provider under sc.36(5) of Schedule 1A of the HESA.

Finalised

Unique International College Pty Ltd

Voluntary Revocation of approval

18/04/2017

Voluntary Revocation of approval as a VET provider under sc.39(1) of Schedule 1A of the HESA.

Finalised