Legislation    

We are subject to a variety of legislation related to training and assessment. Current legislation that affects our operations includes but is not limited to the legislation listed below:

   
Anti-Discrimination Act
   
Australian Qualification Framework
   
Copyright Act
   
Driving Instructors Act
   
Privacy and Personal Information

 

 
   
Standards for NVR RTOs
   
Surveillance Devices Act
   
Work Health and Safety Act
   
Workplace Surveillance Act

 

 

Anti-Discrimination Act 1977

This act, the Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977 promotes equality of opportunity for everyone, protecting them from unfair discrimination and from sexual harassment, as well as other certain associated objectionable forms of conduct.

In particular, the legislation is aimed at protecting the rights of the four target groups such as women; people with a disability; people for non-English speaking backgrounds and people of Aborigine or Torres Strait Island origin

It is not acceptable for any members of staff, or learners to engage in any forms of sexual harassment, and any incidents of this type of behaviour should be reported to, and will be dealt with by the Training Coordinator.

For further information see, Anti-Discrimination.

   
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Australian Qualification Framework 2011

In Australia, copyright law is contained in the Commonwealth Copyright Act 1968 (Copyright Act). Provisions under Part VB of The Copyright Act 1968 allow all educational institutions to copy and communicate third party material to distribute to students, within the limitations of the Statutory Education licence.

For further information see,
Australian Qualification Framework.

   
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Copyright Act 1968

In Australia, copyright law is contained in the Commonwealth Copyright Act 1968 (Copyright Act). Provisions under Part V(B) of The Copyright Act 1968 allow all educational institutions to copy and communicate third party material to distribute to students, within the limitations of the Statutory Education licence.

For further information see, Copyright.

   
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Driving Instructors Act 1992

Driving Instructors are covered under the Driving Instructors Act 1992, and Driving Instructors Regulation 2003. The legislation requires any person who teaches another person to drive for money or reward to hold an Instructor’s licence.

The New South Wales NSW Driving Instructors Act 1992 aims to ensure that driving instructors meet minimum standards relating to competency in driving instruction, probity and character in order to protect the community and to benefit the driving instruction industry.

For further information see, Driving Instructors.

   
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Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998

This act, the Privacy Act 1988, makes provision to protect the privacy of individuals and to give effect to the right of persons not to be subjected to arbitrary or unlawful interference with their privacy, family, home or correspondence. This means that you as learners are protected by this privacy legislation.

Your learner records are protected, and cannot be supplied to others without your consent. A procedure exists within our organisation for you to provide approval for release of information should you so desire. However, no information will be provided without your consent.

For further information see,
Privacy and Personal Information Protection.

   
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Standards for NVR Registered Training Organisations

These Standards are to ensure nationally consistent, high-quality training and assessment services for the clients of Australia's vocational education and training (VET) system.

For further information see,
Standards for NVR Registered Training Organisations.

   
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Surveillance Devices Act 2007

RAISE Training must, for the purpose of carrying out heavy vehicle competency based assessment under agreement with the NSW Roads and Maritime Services (RMS), make certain recordings of part of the assessment process. RAISE Training will not record anyone without their prior approval and not before outlining what will be recorded and why.

For further information see, Surveillance Devices

   
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Work Health and Safety Act 2011

The New South Wales Work Health and Safety Act 2011 aims to set out the legal obligations that must be complied with to provide for the health and safety of workers.

For further information see, Work Health and Safety

   
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Workplace Surveillance Act 2005

This Act covers various methods of surveillance of employees including monitoring and recording of emails, computer usage, and access to internet websites.

For further information see, Workplace Surveillance

   
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