FASEA releases draft Relevant Providers Degrees, Qualifications and Courses Standard 2019 Legislative Instrument


Stephen Glenfield

FASEA has released draft Relevant Providers Degrees, Qualifications and Courses Standard 2019 Legislative Instrument (the 2019 determination) and Explanatory Statement for consultation.

The draft 2019 determination includes all bachelor degrees, Graduate Diplomas and Bridging Courses approved by FASEA since the 2018 determination was registered.

It also includes FASEA approved recognition of prior learning (RPL) for education undertaken to attain professional designations and the associated credits appropriate for the existing adviser pathways set out in FASEA’s Education Standard.

Finally, the draft 2019 determination includes amendment to historical course/degree details provided to FASEA by higher education providers post registration of the 2018 determination.

Detail of the relevant additions contained in the draft 2019 determination is included in the attached tables (link).

The 2019 Determination is released for public consultation. All feedback and submissions on this 2019 Legislative Instrument can be submitted through FASEA’s dedicated consultations email [email protected] by 9 December 2019.

The legislative instrument and explanatory statement can be viewed here.

Following the consideration of all feedback, the 2019 determination will be registered and will repeal and remake the Corporations (Relevant Providers Degrees, Qualifications and Courses Standard) Determination 2018 (the 2018 determination).

“The draft 2019 determination documents the significant body of course and other accreditations approved by FASEA throughout 2019 and provides recognition of study undertaken by advisers. FASEA welcomes stakeholder feedback as we continue to update FASEA’s approved list for the education standard, and all feedback will be carefully reviewed prior to making of the legislative instrument and release of the explanatory statement” FASEA Chief Executive Stephen Glenfield said.

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