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Vocational Education & Training (VET) Student Handbook 2018 · PDF file • Letter of offer and acceptance agreement • Receipts of payments • Enrolment extension letter (if applicable)

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  • Australian Technical and Management College Pty Ltd as trustee for Australian Technical and Management College Trust trading as Australian Technical and College RTO No: 22158 CRICOS Provider No. 03013D ABN: 73 130 044 745

    Vocational Education & Training (VET) Student Handbook 2018

    www.atmc.edu.au

  • Australian Technical and Management College Pty Ltd as trustee for Australian Technical and Management College Trust trading as Australian Technical and Management College RTO No: 22158 CRICOS Provider No. 03013D ABN: 73 130 044 745

    Table of Contents Welcome to ATMC ...................................................................................................................................................................4 Message from the Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer ..............................................................................................5 Prepare for your departure ......................................................................................................................................................6 Your arrival in Australia ............................................................................................................................................................7 Your time in Australia .............................................................................................................................................................13 Fast Facts on Australia ....................................................................................................................................................13 Information on Life in Australia ........................................................................................................................................13 Important information: Change of Address ......................................................................................................................15 Adjusting to Life in Australia ............................................................................................................................................16 Cost of Living ...................................................................................................................................................................17 Accommodation ...............................................................................................................................................................18 Transport ..........................................................................................................................................................................19 Water Safety .....................................................................................................................................................................20 Other Helpful Information .................................................................................................................................................21 Your time at ATMC .................................................................................................................................................................30 Orientation Program .........................................................................................................................................................30 Know Your College ...........................................................................................................................................................32 Student Code of Conduct ................................................................................................................................................32 ATMC’s Student Records .................................................................................................................................................34 Access to Student Records .............................................................................................................................................35 ATMC Student Email Account..........................................................................................................................................35 Access and Equity Policy .................................................................................................................................................35 Non-tuition Fees and Charges .........................................................................................................................................35 Refunds Policy .................................................................................................................................................................36 Course Delivery ................................................................................................................................................................39 Course Assessment .........................................................................................................................................................39 Pathways to Further Study ..............................................................................................................................................40

    Australian Technical and Management College Pty Ltd as trustee for Australian Technical and Management College Trust trading as Australian Technical and Management College RTO No: 22158 CRICOS Provider No. 03013D ABN: 73 130 044 745

  • Australian Technical and Management College Pty Ltd as trustee for Australian Technical and Management College Trust trading as Australian Technical and College RTO No: 22158 CRICOS Provider No. 03013D ABN: 73 130 044 745

    Recognition of Prior Learning ..........................................................................................................................................40 Recognition of Other Qualifications / Credit transfer .......................................................................................................40 Academic Progress Requirements at ATMC ....................................................................................................................40 Deferment, Suspension and Cancellation ........................................................................................................................41 Transfer Between Registered Providers ...........................................................................................................................41 Plagiarism and Cheating ..................................................................................................................................................41 Disciplinary Action ...........................................................................................................................................................42 Information Disclosed to Commonwealth and State Agencies and Authorities ..............................................................42 Informing Department of Education/Department of Home Affairs ...................................................................................42 Complaints and Appeals Procedure ................................................................................................................................43 Student Feedback ............................................................................................................................................................43 Support services ..............................................................................................................................................................43 Academic or Personal Support ........................................................................................................................................43 Key Staff at ATMC ............................................................................................................................................................44 Counselling Service .........................................................................................................................................................44 Student ID Card ...............................................................................................................................................................44 Library Service .................................................................................................................................................................45 Social Activities Programs ...............................................................................................................................................45 Emergency Procedures ....................................................................................................................................................45 Know Your Rights: The ESOS Framework ............................................................................................................................46 International education: ensuring quality and protecting students ..................................................................................46 Before you begin your studies .........................................................................................................................................46 Your responsibilities as an international student in Australia ...........................................................................................49 Your consumer rights and protections .............................................................................................................................49 Making complaints and getting help .................................................................................