527 Requirements that private training establishments must comply with before enrolling international students

(1)

A private training establishment may not enrol an international student in all or part of a programme at the establishment unless—

(a)

the establishment is registered under section 346 and is a signatory to the applicable code issued under section 534; and

(b)

either—

(i)

the programme is an approved programme and the establishment is accredited to provide the entire programme; or

(ii)

the programme is of less than 3 months’ duration and is exempted under section 528; and

(c)

if standards from the Directory of Assessment Standards are included in the programme, the establishment has a consent to assess against standards.

(2)

A private training establishment may not enrol an international student in a training scheme at the establishment unless—

(a)

the establishment is a registered establishment and is a signatory to the applicable code issued under section 534; and

(b)

either—

(i)

the training scheme is an approved training scheme; or

(ii)

the training scheme is of less than 3 months’ duration and is exempted under section 528; and

(c)

if standards from the Directory of Assessment Standards are included in the training scheme, the establishment has a consent to assess against those standards.

(3)

For the purposes of this section and section 528, a programme or training scheme is of less than 3 months’ duration if the period starting on the day on which the programme or scheme starts and ending on the day on which it ends (or is likely to end) is less than 3 calendar months, irrespective of the number of days on which the programme or training scheme is, or is proposed to be, provided during that period.

Compare: 1989 No 80 s 232A