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Facilities

A registered non-government school must have educational facilities that are adequate for the courses of study provided by the school.

Typically school facilities include:

  • general classrooms
  • classrooms with facilities to support the delivery of paticular courses
  • information and communication technologies (ICTs)
  • a designated library area
  • indoor open space
  • indoor or outdoor recreational space.

Registered schools need to have processes in place that can assist them provide assurance that, throughout their registration period, the educational facilities are adequate for the courses of study and the number of students in each course.

Evidence of compliance

 A registration system and/or member school school must:

  • have the facilities required for each course of study offered, taking into account:
      • the number of students undertaking each course
      • any special requirements of the course
      • the range of student learning needs
      • if the facilities are off-site, an ongoing arrangement that ensures the availability of the off-site facilities for the duration of the course.
  • assess and monitor the current standard and state of repair of facilities, taking into account the requirements of relevant legislation including the
      • Explosives Act 2003
      • Work Health and Safety Act 2011.
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