«Stott’s Colleges... An Australian tradition since 1883 Domestic Student Prospectus for Vocational Students 252 LYGON ST, MELBOURNE, VIC 3000, ...»
... An Australian tradition since 1883
Domestic Student Prospectus
252 LYGON ST, MELBOURNE, VIC 3000, AUSTRALIA
Phone: (613) 9663 3399 Fax: (613) 9663 3517
Stott’s Colleges Pty Ltd, trading as Stott’s Colleges
CRICOS Provider Number: 00197D
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
STUDENT RECRUITMENT, SELECTION AND ENROLMENT PROCEDURE....... 6 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
PROCESS FOR ASSESSING LANGUAGE, LITERACY AND NUMERACY SKILLS.... 6STOTT’S COLLEGES ENROLMENT PROCEDURE
CONDITIONS OF ENROLMENT
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF FACILITIES
INFORMATION ON QUALIFICATIONS
FNS40611 CERTIFICATE IV IN ACCOUNTING
BSB30407 AND BSB40507 CERTIFICATE III AND CERTIFICATE IV IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
SIT50307; SIT 30807; SIT 40407 DIPLOMA OF HOSPITALITY (INCORPORATING CERT III AND IV HOSPITALITY (COMMERCIAL COOKERY))
SIT 31107 CERTIFICATE III IN HOSPITALITY (PATISSERIE)
BSB50207 DIPLOMA OF BUSINESS
CERTIFICATES I, II AND III IN ESL (ACCESS) (21936VIC, 21932VIC AND 21939VIC)36 CHC30212 CERTIFICATE III IN AGED CARE
CHC51408 DIPLOMA OF YOUTH WORK
FURTHER INFORMATION ON WORK-BASED TRAINING (HOSPITALITY COURSES)
STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT
STOTT’S COLLEGES POLICIES
STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES
IMPORTANT CONTACT DETAILS
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Since 1883, Stott’s Colleges has delivered quality education in Australia and we will continue to meet the needs of our students. We know that good educators are critical for success and that good teaching is also about care and support for the students. Therefore, Stott’s Colleges based its delivery of programs on this commitment for continuous care and support.
Stott’s Colleges has evolved over the past 120 years to meet the demands of an ever-changing world. From its beginnings as one of the first Business Colleges in Australia, through to the delivery of Diploma and Certificate courses and Pathways to Universities around Australia, Stott’s Colleges has grown to become stronger and more committed in providing excellent services for its clients, which are ultimately its students. Stott’s Colleges also offers an outstanding Senior High School program at years 11 and 12, which focuses on results, academic achievement and tertiary entrance.
Since 2006, Stott’s Colleges has been offering quality Bachelor of Business courses as a Non-Self Accrediting Higher Education Institution. In 2009, Stott’s Colleges was re-registered as a higher education institution and it received accreditation from the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority for its three Bachelor of Business courses, namely, Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and Bachelor of Business (Community Services Management). In addition, Stott’s Colleges is a Registered Training Organisation and it meets administrative, delivery, staffing, facility, marketing, financial, quality assurance and assessment standards agreed to by the Federal, State and Territory Governments in Australia.
These include freedom of religion, freedom of speech and freedom of association.
Moreover, every member of Stott’s Colleges, including students, are expected to treat each other equally and with respect.
Stott’s Colleges’ management is also responsive to its clients’ needs and regular surveys are conducted in order to ensure continuous improvement of its services. Importantly, Stott’s Colleges’ organisational hierarchy is structured in such a way as to ensure that continuous improvement of its services is capable of being undertaken effectively.
This prospectus aims to provide you with all the relevant information you need before arriving and commencing your studies with Stott’s Colleges. The information includes general information on the school, information on enrolment and payment of fees, information on refund policy, and important information on Stott’s Colleges’ policies. These policies include the Deferment, Suspension and Cancellation policy, the Course progress and Attendance policy and the Complaints and Appeals Policy.
The prospectus also provides important contact information of the relevant administrative, academic and student support officers.
STUDENT RECRUITMENT, SELECTION AND
ENROLMENT PROCEDUREThe applicants for each program offered by Stott’s Colleges will be selected in a manner that reflects access and equity principles.
Selection for enrolment in our courses will be approved for applicants who meet the following selection criteria.
Stott’s Colleges encourages students with intellectual and physical disabilities to participate in training.
Certificate III Qualifications Applicants should have satisfactorily completed Year 10 or equivalent; or Applicants with no formal qualification and who can provide evidence of relevant and sufficient work experience may also be considered.
Certificate IV and Diploma Qualifications Applicants should have satisfactorily completed Year 11 or equivalent; or Applicants with no formal qualification and who can provide evidence of relevant and sufficient work experience may also be considered.
PROCESS FOR ASSESSING LANGUAGE, LITERACY
AND NUMERACY SKILLS Every domestic applicant must provide some evidence of prior education which indicates the level of English language, literary and numerary skills the applicant possesses. If any of the applicant’s proficiencies are unclear they must be proved through an interview with a member of staff or by completion of a relevant test.
Once a student’s enrolment is accepted, educators must ensure training is delivered according to any specific needs identified in the pre-training review. Educators must also monitor students’ progress to proactively identify and overcome any problems.
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STOTT’S COLLEGES ENROLMENT PROCEDUREEnrolment Steps
1. The applicant must provide the following documents to the
Registrar of Stott’s Colleges:
a. Completed application form;
b. Certificate of birth or any other evidence of being a citizen or permanent resident of Australia;
c. Most recent academic record (that is, evidence of the applicant meeting academic entry requirements); and d. Any other document that may assist in Stott’s assessment of the applicant’s academic level.
2. Upon receiving those documents, Stott’s Colleges will issue a letter of offer setting out the fees, enrolment information and any conditions (if any) of enrolment.
3. In response to the letter of offer, the applicant needs to sign the Acceptance of Offer Form and pays the minimum required amount of the tuition fee to secure a place at Stott’s Colleges.
4. Once Stott’s Colleges accepts the payment, Stott’s Colleges will issue the applicant with an Student Introductory pack which contains, amongst other things, the Student Handbook.
The documentation needs to be forwarded to:
REFUND POLICYApplications for refunds must be made in writing to the Registrar within 20 working days of the commencement of course, except in cases of visa rejection. Approved refunds will be issued within 28 days of receipt of a written application and will include a statement including how the refund was
calculated. Please note the following clauses:
1. A refund of 70% of tuition fees paid by the student will be given if an enrolment is cancelled more than 28 days prior to commencement of the course.
2. No refund of tuition fee will be given if an enrolment is cancelled within 28 days of commencement of the course, or the student does not commence on the agreed date, or withdraws from the course once it has commenced. Students enrolling to commence courses within 28 days of application will not receive a refund if enrolment is cancelled more than seven (7) days after receipt of the application or within seven (7) days of course commencement.
3. Students who have applied through VTAC and accepted a first-round offer are entitled to a refund of any fees paid if withdrawing from the Stott’s Colleges course to accept a second-round offer.
4. No refund will be given to any student who has deferred their enrolment.
5. No refund will be given if a student’s enrolment is otherwise cancelled due to or as a result of actions of the student.
6. Interest will not be credited to Student Fees or Disbursements and therefore no interest will be recovered by students in the event of a cancellation.
7. Stott’s Colleges provides training to domestic students in accordance with the Australian Student Tuition Assurance Scheme (ASTAS).
Domestic students displaced from courses at Stott’s Colleges due to the Colleges’ inability to continue the course will be efficiently relocated with minimal disruption to studies in a comparable course with another Australian Council for Private Education and Training member participating in ASTAS, or other approved provider. While Stott’s Colleges reserves the right to cancel or not offer a program, if any program is cancelled or not offered, one of the following options will be
offered to the student:
a) an alternative course or part course can be arranged at the providers’ expense. If this is accepted by the student, the course fees will be paid to the alternative provider within two (2) weeks from the date of notice of default; or
b) any unused portion of tuition fees paid by the student will be refunded, within two (2) weeks from the date of default.
8. Tuition fees are not transferable to another person.
It is understood that unless you contact the Academic Program Co-ordinator regarding the Conditions of Enrolment, you have read and understood the following Conditions of Enrolment and agree to accept them. Any further amendments will be advised to you as they occur.
The conditions are as follows:
1) Interest will not be credited to Student Fees or Disbursements and therefore no interest will be recovered by students in the event of a cancellation.
2) Stott’s Colleges reserves the right to discontinue or alter any course date, tuition or service fee, location, timetable or staffing without prior notice.
(This will constitute a provider default)
3) Arrival as per the course commencement date at Stott’s Colleges unless the student has obtained permission for late arrival from Stott’s Colleges.
4) Students agree to abide by the rules and regulations of Stott’s Colleges as well as being bound by Stott’s Colleges’ policies and procedures.
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OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
STUDENT ORIENTATIONOrientation is conducted on the first day of commencement with the purpose to fully inform new students of most aspects of life at Stott’s Colleges and to provide an introduction to studying. In addition, Stott’s Colleges’ staff will be introduced, a tour of Stott’s Colleges and the local area will take place and an opportunity to ask questions will be given.
Topics to be covered at orientation include:
Stott’s Colleges and MLC ;
Structure of academic year;
Introduction to Course - outline and objectives;
Requirements and expectations of students (e.g. code of conduct etc);
Plagiarism and referencing;
Company policies and procedures – Student Handbook issued; and Compliance with student visa requirements.
USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATIONPersonal information is collected solely for the purpose of operating as a Registered Training Organisation under the Australian Quality Training Framework administered by the Victorian Government who is the registering authority.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF FACILITIESCarlton Campus 252 Lygon Street, Carlton Victoria 3053 242 Lygon Street Carlton Victoria 3053 (hospitality programs- 1st floor) Tel: (+613) 9663 3399; Fax: (+613) 9663 3517 This modern campus is only seven minutes by tram or bus from the Melbourne’s Central Business District. It is located on Lygon Street, close to Melbourne University and the heart of Melbourne’s intellectual life.
Carlton is an inner suburb of Melbourne, famous for its Italian cafes and restaurants, and is well serviced by buses and trams.
The Carlton campus has classrooms across three floors. It also has two fully-equipped computer labs, a library and lunch areas for students, as well as kitchenette facilities. Students can utilise free wireless internet and electronic access to Infotrack on-line database (General One). This database contains more than 11,000 titles including many Australian and New Zealand Journals and magazines.
Classroom based learning. Most assessments are conducted through the Catapult online platform. More information will be provided by your trainer.