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Training and Tertiary Education Act 2003

Description: A short description of the legislation.

The Australian Capital Territory Training and Tertiary Education Act 2003 is legislation governing education and training in the Australian Capital Territory. It provides the framework for the regulation, funding, and quality assurance of vocational education and training (VET) and higher education institutions. The Act outlines responsibilities for governing bodies, accreditation processes, funding arrangements, and student support services. It aims to promote access to high-quality education and training opportunities, support lifelong learning, and contribute to the development of a skilled workforce and vibrant tertiary education sector in the ACT.

Application to Australian agriculture: Where the legislation is applicable.

The Australian Capital Territory Training and Tertiary Education Act 2003 impacts the agriculture industry by supporting vocational and tertiary education programs related to agriculture. It facilitates skill development, research, and innovation in agricultural practices, contributing to workforce capability, sustainability, and productivity within the sector in the ACT.

Compliance information: Often the evidence of compliance against a piece of legislation is that there is not a breach of the Act. Where appropriate, the developers of this database have listed evidence which could be used to show compliance if a breach was to be found. Many Best Management Practice (BMP) schemes and other certifications in Australian agriculture include this evidence for accreditation.

The following documentation/information is required to provide evidence of compliance.

(1) Accreditation Certificates (2) Records of Course Approvals (3) Reports on Student Outcomes (4) Financial Audits

Additional information: The entity this legislation originates from.

ACT Government Education Directorate →

Source documents: Links to the legislation documents.