Access Equity and Anti-Discrimination Policy
Catholic Regional College Institute of Training (CRCIT) is committed to promoting access and equity in its education and training and does not accept any form of discrimination. We ensure that our vocational education and training services are responsive to the individual needs of our students whose age, gender, cultural or ethnic background, disability, sexuality, language skills, literacy or numeracy levels may present a barrier to access, participation and the achievement of suitable outcomes.
At CRCIT we value the diversity of our learning community and respect the differences between staff and students, recognising that each person has individual talents and skills to bring to CRCIT. At CRCIT all staff and students are entitled to work and learn in an environment in which they can enjoy their work, study, and relationships free from unwanted discrimination and harassment of any kind. The success of sustaining a College environment is when all individuals are committed to these goals.
Child Safety Policy
As a school-based RTO, Catholic Regional College Institute of Training (CRCIT) complies with the requirements of the Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy and complies with all other relevant legislation, codes of practice, advisory and best practice standards as well as relevant policies and procedures of Catholic Regional College Sydenham (CRCS).
The purpose of the Catholic Regional College Sydenham Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy is to demonstrate the strong commitment of Catholic Regional College Sydenham to the care, safety and well-being of all students at our school. It provides an outline of the policies, procedures, actions and strategies that will be implemented to ensure that a child-safe culture is championed and modelled at all levels of the College including the RTO, to keep students safe from harm, including all forms of abuse in our school environment, on campus, online and in other locations provided by the College and RTO.
This Policy takes into account relevant legislative requirements within the state of Victoria, including the specific requirements of the Child Safe Standards as set out in Ministerial Order No. 1359.
Student Code of Conduct
Members of Catholic Regional College Institute of Training (CRCIT)community are expected to treat each other with care, courtesy and fairness and to use acceptable language at all times. Violence, intimidation, harassment, bullying, cheating, collusion and plagiarism will not be tolerated.
CRCIT is committed to respecting the dignity of each individual, promoting the development of self-esteem and fostering an appreciation of the dignity and value of others within a fair and equitable environment.
All students enrolled with Catholic Regional College Institute of Training (CRCIT) are required to maintain appropriate standards of conduct at all times whilst participating in training.
As a school-based RTO, it is expected all students undertaking training as part of their education pathway at Catholic Regional College Sydenham abide by– Student Wellbeing Policies and Behaviour Management policies.
Complaints and Appeals Policy/Procedure
To provide a fair, efficient and inexpensive complaints and appeals process for students.
To clearly outline the steps for handling complaints and appeals received from learners, employees, third parties and stakeholders of the Catholic Regional College Institute of Training (CRCIT).
Fees and Refunds Policy/Procedure
This policy aims to ensure that all course fees, including those paid in advance, are protected and subject to appropriate auditing processes.
Privacy and Personal Information Policy
The Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act) is an Australian law which regulates the handling of personal information about individuals. Personal information is information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable.
The Privacy Act includes thirteen Australian Privacy Principles 2014 (APPs). and Information Privacy Act 2009. The APPs set out standards, rights and obligations for the handling, holding, use, accessing and correction of personal information (including sensitive information).