Version 1.1 | 03-04-2019
This policy and procedure applies to all students enrolled in courses and intakes commencing 1 January 2019 and thereafter.
You are expected to complete your course within the required duration or intended course duration, and to the required assessment standards to attain the course qualification, as stated for the course and/or as stated in your Student Agreement;.
We take reasonable steps to monitor your progress in the course and assist you in order that these aims (as above) are met for you. If you have concerns at any time about your progress, you are encouraged to contact us to discuss this and to do so as early as possible during your study.
Our ability to support your progress in a course and to complete of a course is directly limited (in-part or completely) if you are not in regular and reasonable attendance, as required by our Attendance Policy.
Some of our courses have specific intakes with defined start and end dates. Some of our courses have a specified course duration, usually expressed in a number of weeks.
You are not generally entitled to continue to study with us and/or use our resources where the course end date or duration has been exceeded and you have not yet completed the course or attained the qualification.
We allow a reasonable extra period of study for our courses as follows. You may continue to study with us for a further period of:
An extension of further study time (beyond the limits and extras stated above) will incur additional tuition fees – at our discretion. You will be charged a weekly study extension fee of $100.00 to cover our costs in the ongoing use of student facilities and staff time. This fee is payable by you on invoice up-front. This fee cannot be deferred to a loan or other payment option.
Factors we take into consideration when considering a request for an extension of study time, and the fees you will be charged, are: