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Course CodeCourse Title CRICOSCode CampusDurationTuitionFees-AUD
Business
BSB30115Certificate III in Business086842BAdelaide26 Weeks$3950
BSB50215Diploma of Business087237DAdelaide54 Weeks$7250
BSB60215Advanced Diploma of Business087506KAdelaide52 Weeks$8250
Management
BSB42015Certificate IV in Leadership & Management088681JAdelaide52 Weeks$6950
BSB51915Diploma of Leadership and  Management088677EAdelaide52 Weeks$ 7250
BSB61015Advanced Diploma of Leadership and  Management088678DAdelaide78 Weeks$11750
Marketing
BSB51215Diploma of Marketing088679CAdelaide52 Weeks$7250
BSB60515Advanced Diploma of Marketing088680KAdelaide52 Weeks$8250
Hospitality ( Culinary/(F&B)
SIT30816Certificate III in Commercial Cookery093375kAdelaide52 Weeks$12500
SIT40516Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery* (pre-requisite is Certficiate iii in commercial cookery)093376JAdelaide26 to 30 Weeks$6500
SIT50416Diploma of Hospitality Management* (pre-requisite is Certificate iv on commercial cookery)091054KAdelaide26 weeks$3750
SIT50416Diploma of Hospitality(W/O-F/B) 080865KAdelaide 26 Weeks 

$3750

SIT550416Diploma of Hospitality (F&B)080865KAdelaide78 Weeks$13500
SIT60316Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management091125MAdelaide26 Weeks$4500
Professional Year Accounting Program (PY)
PY ProgramAdelaide44 Weeks$8250
English
10363NATCertificate II in Spoken and Written English085201KAdelaide26 Weeks$6000
10364NATCertificate III in Spoken and Written English085202JAdelaide26 weeks$6000

 

In addition to the cost of tuition fees there is –

Additional cost

Administration Fee (Non-refundable)$250.00 
Amenities Fees (cost of books, uniform & toolkit)      Certificate III in commercial cookery $1250.00 (uniform & toolkit,materials fee) Cert II –Advanced Diploma in (English, Business and Management )$300.00Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery/Diploma, Advanced Diploma of Hospitality $450.00
Airport Pickup (Additional to course fees if applicable)  TBA

 

Fee Exclusions:

A late fee of 2% per week is levied on students for late payment of course fees. Students with outstanding course fees will not be able to participate in practical lessons.

  • Students required to resit for the same assessment three or more times $100.00 for theory assessments and    $150.00 for practical assessments.
  • Students failing to attend an assessment will incur a fee of $50.00 for theory assessments and $100.00 for practical assessments to attend a subsequent assessment.
  • Students submitting written assignments after the due date – $25.00.
  • Re-issue of Certificates or Statements of Attainment – $20.00 per page.
  • Re-issue of Student Card – $10.00.

 

Payment Schedule

  1. A semester tuition fee payment schedule will be arranged with each student

Payment should be forwarded by bank transfer using the reference number on the first page of offer Letter.

 

Account Name: Salford College

BSB: 035039
Account Number: 288734
Swift Code: WPACAU2S
Bank: Westpac Bank

Tuition fees must otherwise be paid in the form of a bank draft or bank cheque, and made payable to the “Salford College.”

Paying in Person: Admissions Centre Level 1,68 Grenfell St Adelaide South Australia 5000

NOTE: All payments associated with courses should be paid directly to Salford College. The College is not responsible for any monies you pay to a third party.

NOTE:  Students will not be issued a certificate or statement of attainment if fees or other payments are outstanding.

Before paying any monies, please familiarise yourself with Salford College’s Refund Policy and Procedure available from our website or by request from our website or by request from the Student Welfare Officer or Office Account Manager.

 

DISCLAIMER

The information contained in this document is current at the time of printing and is subject to change without notice. Please check all conditions at the time of enrolment.

 

Refund Policy

A request for refund must be made in writing using the Fee Refund Policy and Application (Form 15) which can be located on the Salford College website and approved by the Chief Executive Officer.

Salford College’s Refund Policy observes the principles outlined in the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 (Cth) (ESOS Act) and The National Code and applies to all new and re-enrolling students unless otherwise stated.

 

Definitions

Overseas Student – a student granted an initial visa to attend and study at Salford College.

Local International Student – a student granted an initial visa to attend another Australian educational institution and wants to extend or change the conditions to that visa by enrolling at Salford College.

Local Student – a student who is an Australian Citizen and/or permanent resident enrolled at the College.

Student – any student enrolled at Salford College.

Packaged Course – where a student is enrolled in a package of courses at the College.

Student Default occurs when any of the following happens:

  • a student fails to commence their course on the agreed start date; or
  • a student cancels their enrolment in a course (this includes withdrawal from the course before its completion); or
  • a student fails to pay an amount they were liable to pay to the provider, directly or indirectly, in order to study a course; or
  • student breaches a condition of their student visa;
  • or misbehavior by a student.

Provider Default occurs when:

  • the course does not begin on the agreed commencement date; or
  • the course ceases to be provided at any time after it commences but before it is completed; or
  • the course is not provided in full to a Student because a sanction has been imposed on the College.

 

Refund Procedure

The request for refund is made in writing to the Chief Executive Officer using Fee Refund Policy and Application (Form 15). The Application Fee of $250.00 is not refundable in any scenario.

In the event of Student Default:

Before the commencement date – If a Student cancels their enrolment before the commencement date of a course and requests a refund:

10 weeks or more prior to the course commencement- a refund  of 100% of the tuition fees for the first semester will be issued to the student;

Between 9 weeks to 4 weeks prior to the course commencement – a refund of 70% of monies paid for tuition fees for the first semester will be issued to the student;

4 full weeks or less prior to course commencement – no refund will be issued.

If a student withdraws from a course after the course starts that semester’s tuition fee will be forfeited.

If a student withdraws during the second or subsequent semester 14 days or more before the mid-semester break, then the student is eligible for a 50% refund of that semester’s tuition fees.

If a student does not commence (i.e. does not arrive, or has not arranged with the College for a later start because of health or verifiable compassionate reason) then that semester’s tuition fee stands forfeited.

If a student’s enrolment is terminated after course commencement as a result of a serious breach of student visa conditions or Salford College’s policies where the student has paid the fees for one or more semesters in advance, the student will receive no refund of the current semester. Subsequent semesters will be refunded in full, unless the breach event occurs 14 days or less prior to the subsequent semester in which case, no refund will be gissued to the student for the subsequent semester.

In the case of student default, all monies paid or scheduled to be paid to the College for airport pick-up, accommodation, or other student costs will not be refunded.

Where a refund is approved by the Chief Executive Officer and is due to student default, Salford College will make payment of refunds within 28 days of the receipt of an application for refund. Salford College will give the student a statement that explains how the refund amount has been calculated. In accordance with the Student Enrolment Agreement, the College reserves the right to invoice the student the portion of fees owed by the student for services received from the College. Refunds are only payable directly to the student’s account, irrelevant of where the intial fees were paid from.

 

Packaged course offers:

Students enrolled in a package of courses seeking a refund after completing their English language course (or any course other than their principal course of study), but prior to completing six months of their principal course, will be considered to have defaulted after the commencement date and will be dealt with in accordance with the above.

Where an articulation to a Higher Education course is offered as part of a package of courses, a deposit to hold a place for the student is required to be paid. This deposit is not refundable except in the case of Provider Default.

Where a Student enrolled in a Package of Courses is eligible for a refund, the refund amount will be calculated based on each individual course fee.

 

Visa Refusal:

Overseas International Student

If the initial visa is not granted, a refund of course fees received by the College less the AUD$250 enrolment fee will be issued to the International Student within 28 days of the written request.

The written request must be in the approved form with proof of visa refusal from the Australian Government attached.

Local International Student

If the extension to visa is not granted, a refund of course fees received by the College will be issued to the Local International Student less the following:

AUD$250 application fee.

Portion of fees received from the student for services received from the College.

Prescribed amounts relating to expenses that Salford College incurred on behalf of the student for the course, before the commencement date, within 28 days of the written request.

In the event of Provider Default:If Salford College defaults, then all the unused portion of pre-paid fees paid will be refunded within 14 days after the day of default.

Salford College defaults if the course:

does not start on the agreed starting day; or

stops being provided after it starts and before it is completed; or

is not provided fully to the student because Salford College has had sanctions imposed.

The college will, within 3 business days notify the secretary or delegate and TPS director and inform the student:

Within 14 days; and

Either (i) offer the student an alternative place at the college expenses that is accepted by the student in writing; or

(ii) Refund the student the unused portion of the pre-paid fees

And notify the secretary of the delegate and TPS director of the outcome of the college default within 7 days of the obligation period

 

Refund table:

  Withdrawal ScenarioRefund on tuition fees for the semesterApplication fee (non- refundable)
More than 10 weeks prior to course commencementFull refund-$250
Between 9 and 4 weeks prior to the course commencement70%-$250
4 weeks or less prior to course commencementNo refund-$250
If a visa application is rejected for a student applying for enrolment from offshore, provided that the rejection is certifiedFull refund-$250
After course start date and during the first semesterNo refund of the current semester but full refund of any subsequent semesters unless withdrawal is applied for 14 days or less prior to the start date of the subsequent semesterN/A
After course start date and during a subsequent semesterIf withdrawal is 14 days prior to the end of the mid-semester break: 50% of semester fee  N/A
After this time: No refund of semester fee
If a student does not commence (i.e. doesn’t arrive, and has not arranged with us for a later start because of health or compassionate reason)No refund of the current semester-$250
If a student’s enrolment is terminated after course commencement as a result of a serious breach of student visa conditions or Salford College’s policies where the student has paid the fees for one or more semesters in advanceNo refund of the current semester Second/subsequent semester – Full, unless termination event occurs 14 days or less prior to the start date of the subsequent semester in which case, no refund of that semester-$250

 

Refund General Provisions

No refunds will be paid to a third party unless it is indicated and signed as a sworn affidavit  at the time the refund application is lodged, that any refunds  due are payable to a third party.

The dispute resolution processes of Salford College do not circumscribe the right of the student to pursue other legal remedies.

This agreement and the availability of the complaints and appeals processes do not remove the right of either party to take action under relevant Australian consumer protection laws.

This refund policy is subject to review from time to time.

 

Application Fees

All Salford College (the College) course applicants must pay a non-refundable Application Fee (see Fees Schedule for current amount).

 

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees DO cover the charges for tuition adminis­tration. (see Fees Schedule for current amount)

Tuition fees DO NOT cover the charges for the registration fee for vocational courses, accommodation, living expenses, textbooks, uniforms, stationery, equipment, and external examinations.

Due date – Tuition fees for vocational courses must be paid at least six weeks prior to the commencement of each semester. If fees are not paid by the due date, a late fee of 2% per week may be charged and students may lose their place in the course. Students with outstanding course fees also will not be able to participate in any lessons unless approved by the Accounts Department.

The College reserves the right to cancel the enrolment if any fees are not paid by due date.

If a student wants to withdraw from the course they should give at least 14 days notice before the next semester begins.

Salford College reserves the right to withhold certificates, restrict attendance and results until agreement for fee payment has been reached.

Salford College reserves the right to refuse a student’s re-enrolment if their account is not paid by the due date. The College reserves the right to bar the student from attending classes in case of non-payment of outstanding fees. Salford College reserves the right to forward the defaulting student’s name and details to its debt collectors agency (an external arm) for collection of overdue payments. The costs of the debt collection will be charged to the defaulting student. Salford College may also list the defaulting student with credit reporting agencies.

Salford college reserves the right to make variations to the course timetable, course content, lecturing personnel,  cost of course and also reserves the right to cancel a course.

The student must attend all classes, examinations and course excursions and abide by the rules and regulations of the College.

Salford College reserves the right to cancel the enrolment of any student whose conduct and/or behaviour is not acceptable to the college or fails to follow the rules and regulations.

 

Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfers

Students are encouraged to apply for RPL/CT as a part of their application. An application must be made within 14 days of commencement of their course to be considered. This may impact the duration of a course, the duration of the student’s Confirmation of Enrolment, or the fees payable.

 

Resit and Gap Training Fees

A student who takes a resit (gap training) for a particular unit for the first time will be charged $100.00 for theory assessments and $175.00 for practical assessments.

A student who takes a resit (gap training) for a particular unit for the second time will be charged $150.00 for theory assessments and $200.00 for practical assessments.

A student who fails two resit attempts may, at the sole discretion of the College, be offered a final gap training session upon the completion of the course if their intervention strategy permits. This will incur a fee of $300.00 for theory and $375.00 for the practical session. If the student fails this last resit attempt the student may be required to repeat the whole unit again and will be charged accordingly, the price of which can be obtained from the student support officer.

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