24 December 2018
FASEA releases Legislative Instrument for Relevant Providers Degrees, Qualifications and Courses Standard.
FASEA has registered the Legislative Instrument and Explanatory Statement for its Relevant Providers Degrees, Qualifications and Courses Standard on the Federal Register of Legislation. The Determination was informed through consultation with stakeholders in March and June 2018 and through 92 formal submissions during FASEA’s consultation process in November 2018.
Under the standard, advisers are required to complete a bachelor or higher or equivalent qualification, the determination includes a list of current and historical degrees approved by FASEA. This determination will be updated on an ongoing basis, as additional courses are approved.
Stakeholder feedback during the consultation raised a number of suggestions FASEA has adopted in the final Legislative Instrument, Explanatory Statement, Education Pathways Policy and Accreditation Policy including:
“We thank stakeholders for their constructive input during the consultation process for FASEA’s Relevant Providers Degrees, Qualifications and Courses Standard and are pleased to have reflected this input where appropriate in the Legislative Instrument” FASEA Chief Executive Stephen Glenfield said.
The Legislative Instrument and Explanatory Statement can be viewed here