Terms and Conditions
Payment of Fees
The payment for the enrolment fee, course tuition fee and overseas health cover must be made prior to commencement of study. Course fees do not include the cost of textbooks and students can expect to pay $30 – $350 on textbooks and materials upon commencement. Fees can be forwarded to Australian College of Management & Technology by cheque, bank draft or telegraphic transfer to the following bank account:
Account name: Australian College of Management & Technology
Bank: Westpac Banking Corporation
BSB No: 032135, Account No: 117536
Swift Code: WPACAU2S
Students must provide the college with the correct contact details such as address, phone number and email address (if any). Any personal detail provided to ACMT may be made available to Commonwealth and State Agencies without student’s prior approval as per the ESOS act 2000 and the National Code of Conduct. Changes in the students contact details should be notified to the college within seven days according to immigration requirement.
Minimum age for enrolment is 18 years.
Prospective students must achieve at least 5.5 IELTS or equivalent to commence the courses. For some countries, the minimum English Level requirement is different. Please check the English Level requirements for different countries on the DIAC website at DIAC.
Certified copies of original documents such as academic certificates and English test results are to be provided to the college. If documents are not written in the English language, certified translations must accompany the certificates.
Academic Course Progress Requirements
Students need to perform well in order to continue to be enrolled in the courses offered by the college. See the Course Progress policy in the Student Handbook.
Recognition and Advanced Standing
Recognition of Prior Learning and Advanced Standing is available on provision of verification of documents at the beginning of a course. Successful recognition of past qualifications or work experience may reduce the full course duration and tuition fees and the college will have to adjust the Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE).
Requests for deferment, suspension or withdrawal from a course
The college can only defer or temporarily suspend the enrolment of the student on the grounds of:
- Compassionate or compelling circumstances (for example, illness where a medical certificate states that the student is unable to attend classes); or
- Misbehaviour by the student;
The deferment, suspension and cancellation of the enrolment may affect the student visa as the changes are reported to DIAC.
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The college reserves the right to expel students for any serious breaches of discipline.
Students are allowed to have a personal representative present at any stage during the grievance procedure. And if the student’s problem cannot be resolved by ACMT, students can seek the external assistance from Department of Fair Trading (Telephone 13 32 20). Please refer to ACMT Student Handbook for further details.
Further information on the ESOS Framework can be accessed at ESOS.
Refund and Cancellation Policy
In signing this application you are automatically bound by the conditions of the ACMT and/or the ACMT cancellations and refund policy.
This policy applies to both commencing and re-enrolling students and to students who wish to withdraw, defer or suspend enrolment:
- All requests must be submitted in writing on the appropriate form to the managing director of the college and must be accompanied by official documentary evidence on the grounds for the request. Enrolment fees, accommodation placement fees and airport pickup charges are non-refundable under any circumstances.
- Refund applies only to the course fees and will be paid to the student in Australian Dollars only. AUD $275 administration fee applies upon refund application.
- All approved refunds will be provided within 28 days in accordance with ESOS Act 2000.
- Tuition fees will be refunded in full if the applicant is unable to obtain visa from an Australian Diplomatic Office and the applicant provides visa rejection letter to the College.
- If a student withdraws from the course more than four weeks before the student’s commencement date, the college will refund 90% of tuition fees paid.
- If the student withdraws from the course 4 weeks or less before the student’s commencement date, the student forfeits the tuition fee paid for the first six month period.
- If the student withdraws from the course after it has commenced, no refund on tuition fees will be made to students.
- False or misleading information in the application forms or during the course of study automatically disqualifies the student from any refunds.
- If a student is terminated due to serious breach of the College rules or breach of visa conditions including unsatisfactory progress, there is no refund.
- In the unlikely event that ACMT is unable to deliver the course for which an offer has been made; students can transfer to another ACMT course or receive 100% refund. If ACMT is unable to run the course due to the provider defaulting, student’s tuition fees are protected under the ESOS Act 2000 and the ESOS Regulations 2001.
- This agreement does not remove the right to take further action under Australia’s Consumer Protection laws.
- ACMT’s dispute resolution processes do not circumscribe the students’ right to pursue other legal remedies.
The College reserves the right to change the particulars of the services, including changes to fees, courses, facilities and dates of programs where circumstances beyond the College’s control necessitate such changes or where the level of enrolments do not reach the minimum numbers required to operate a course viably.
Australian College of Management & Technology and its staff and representatives will not be liable for any loss, damage or injury to persons or property howsoever caused, except where liability is expressly imposed by law. The College will not be liable in the event that any service contracted to be supplied by the College becomes impossible to supply for any reason or any cause outside the control of the College.