Education Amendment Act 2011

Amendments to Part 13 of principal Act

17  Interpretation
  • (1) The definitions of accreditation, approval, approved nationally recognised course, assisted student, award, course of study or training, exempt student, foreign student, and nationally recognised award in section 159(1) are repealed.

    (2) Section 159(1) is amended by inserting the following definitions in their appropriate alphabetical order:

    accreditation means an accreditation granted by the Qualifications Authority under section 250

    approved programme means a programme approved by the Qualifications Authority under section 249

    approved programme or training scheme means an approved programme or approved training scheme

    approved training scheme means a training scheme approved by the Qualifications Authority under section 251

    award means—

    • (a) a certificate, diploma, degree, or other qualification that is listed on the Qualifications Framework; or

    • (b) a certificate or other document granted in recognition of a student's achievement and completion of a training scheme; or

    • (c) a certificate granted in recognition of a student's achievement in scholarship examinations at secondary education

    international student has the meaning given in section 2(1)

    programme, in relation to an institution within the meaning of section 249(1), means a programme of study or training leading to a qualification listed on the Qualifications Framework

    Qualifications Framework means the framework referred to in section 248

    training scheme means study or training that—

    • (a) leads to an award; but

    • (b) does not, of itself, lead to an award of a qualification listed on the Qualifications Framework.

    (3) The definition of domestic student in section 159(1) is amended by omitting foreign and substituting international.