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This instrument specifies all higher education courses leading to a diploma, advanced diploma or associate degree qualification and enabling courses as designated courses of study in relation to a Table A provider to allow the Government to allocate Commonwealth supported places to Table A providers under paragraph 30 10(1)(a) of the Act.
Administered by: Education and Training; Prime Minister and Cabinet
Made 28 Nov 2011
Registered 08 Dec 2011
Tabled HR 07 Feb 2012
Tabled Senate 07 Feb 2012

Commonwealth of Australia

 

Higher Education Support Act 2003

 

 

Higher Education (Designated Courses of Study) Specification 2011

 

 

I, Chris Evans, Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Jobs and Workplace Relations, make this Determination under subsection 30-12(2) of the Higher Education Support Act 2003.

 

Dated:28 November 2011

 

 

 

 

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CHRIS EVANS

Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Jobs and Workplace Relations

 

 

 

1       Name of Determination

 

This Determination is the Higher Education (Designated Courses of Study) Specification 2011.

 

 

2       Commencement

 

This Determination commences on the day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.

 

 

3       Application

 

This Determination shall apply in relation to the year commencing on 1 January 2012 or a later year.

 

 


 

4       Definitions

 

In this Determination:

 

Act means the Higher Education Support Act 2003.

 

advanced diploma means an award that is specified as a higher education award in the Australian Qualifications Framework with the AQF Qualification of an Advanced Diploma.

 

AQF Qualification has the same meaning as in the Australian Qualification Framework.

 

associate degree means an award that is specified as a higher education award  in the Australian Qualifications Framework with the AQF Qualification of an Associate Degree.

 

Australian Qualification Framework has the same meaning as in the Act.

 

diploma means an award that is specified as a higher education award in the Australian Qualification Framework with the AQF Qualification of a Diploma.

 

enabling course has the same meaning as in the Act.

 

Table A provider has the same meaning as in the Act.

 

 

 

5       Specification of designated courses of study

 

i.              For paragraph 30-12(1)(c) of the Act, the following courses of study are specified as designated courses of study in relation to a Table A provider:

 

(a)     courses leading to an award of diploma;

(b)     courses leading to an award of advanced diploma;

(c)     courses leading to an award of associate degree; and

(d)     enabling courses.