Please reach us at admin@caretraining.institute if you cannot find an answer to your question.

 

Non-refundable enrolment fee = $110. Fees may be regularly changed by the college’s management, please visit our website for the latest fee schedule.


The training location in Level 10, 90 King William St, Adelaide SA 5000. The training locations in other States and Territories will be advised in due course.


** You are encouraged to look for your own work placement before applying for an enrolment at the college. If you find your own work placement, the workplace where you will conduct their work placement will need to be approved by the college. For students in South Australia, if you cannot find your own work placement, the college will support you in finding work placement. 


The college will inform you if the college can organise work placement for you before you are enrolled and will only approve your enrolments if work placement places are available for you.

Criteria for a suitable workplace for placement are as follows:


  • A regulated/ registered aged care facility for Individual Support course
  • A regulated/ registered early childhood education and care service for Early Childhood Education and Care courses

 A learner may be able to apply for RPL if they have gained competency from work, other programs, courses, life experience, or training provided at work that is relevant to the course. The college recognises the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. 

 

  1. You must complete an Application Form that can be downloaded from the website on caretraining.institute.
  2. You will need submit a signed form together with a copy of photo identification and if applicable education certificate/ qualification to and evidence of fee payment to : admin@caretraining.institute.
  3. You may be required to take an LLN (Language, Literacy and Numeracy) Test.
  4. Your application will be assessed by the college’s Enrolment Officer. If your application is approved, a letter of offer and written agreement will be issued to you.
  5. You will need to sign the written agreement and make a payment before being enrolled to a course.
  6. An email confirming your enrolment will be emailed to you.

 Paragon College is responsible for the quality of the training and assessment in compliance with the Standards for RTOs 2015, and for the issuance of the AQF certification documentation. 

 

Paragon College will provide extra academic support through its trainers outside scheduled classes. Students can make an appointment to meet the trainers. The college also provides weekly online assistance for students where students can communicate with trainers and share experience. The college’s staff will also provide support for non-academic matters. If students have non-academic issues that cannot be solved by Paragon College’s staff, the college will refer the student to an external party.  Fees for external party services may apply.


Students are entitled to 3 assessment attempts for each unit/ unit cluster. If the student is unsuccessful after 3 assessment attempts, they will be required to re-enrolled in the unit/ unit cluster.

 

  1. A student will be required to pay for a deposit tuition fee for the course they are enrolled in and a non-refundable enrolment fee of $110. This fee payment will need to be done concurrently with or after their submission of a signed and completed Letter of Offer and Written Agreement.
  2. Paragon College will receive fee payment by credit card and bank transfer. Payment by credit card will incur 2.5% charge.
  3. If a student requests for a change of course after the commencement of the course due to change of mind, a new tuition fee will apply. Paragon College may decide to transfer the unused tuition fee to be allocated for the new course. However, this should be considered as the college’s discretion instead of its responsibility.
  4. The college accepts payment of no more than $1,500 from each individual student prior to the commencement of the course. Following course commencement, it may require payment of additional fees in advance from the student but only such that at any given time, the total amount required to be paid which is attributable to tuition or other services yet to be delivered to the student does not exceed $1,500.
  5. Late payment will incur a 5% penalty on the outstanding fee instalment.

 

Paragon College will refund a student’s pre-paid tuition fee in full less an Enrolment Fee of $110 if:

  • A student withdraws and provides a written notice before a course commencement date.
  • A course in which the student is enrolled in does not commence on an agreed date.


No refund of tuition fees will be provided on or after the agreed course commencement date.


Paragon College will refund a student’s pre-paid tuition fee that has not been used less an Enrolment Fee of $110 if:

  • After the course commences, it cannot be completed by the college.
  • A course is not fully provided to a student because the college has a sanction imposed by the government regulator.


The college guarantees to complete the training and/or assessment once the student has commenced study in their chosen qualification or course. In the unlikely event that the college is unable to deliver the student’s course in full, the student will be offered a refund of pre-paid tuition fee that has not been used less a $110 Enrolment Fee. The refund will be paid to the student within 14 days of the day on which the course ceased being provided/ default date. 


Alternatively, the student may be offered enrolment in an alternative course by the college at no extra cost to the student. The student has the right to choose whether he/ she would prefer a refund of course fees, or to accept a place in another course. If the student chooses placement in another course, the college will ask him/ her to sign a document to indicate that the student accept the placement. If it is agreed by the students, the refund requested by the students will be no longer relevant.

 

RPL Fee  $100/ unit


Repeat Unit Fee  $100 /unit


Course Extension Fee/ Month  $250


Re-issuance of Qualification Certificate & Record of Result  $100


Re-issuance of Statement of Attainment  $100


Penalty for late payment  5% of outstanding fees


Credit Card Payment  2.5% surcharge


Reassessment fee No charge for a maximum of 2 reassessments


Bank Transfer Fee What the bank charges for the transfer


National Police Check Fee What the Australian Federal Police charges for the check.

Refer to:  https://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/services/criminal-records/national-police-checks


Working with Children Check Fee  What the authority charges for the check.

Refer to: https://www.workingwithchildren.vic.gov.au/ (Victoria)


https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/apply-working-children-check (NSW)


https://www.qld.gov.au/law/laws-regulated-industries-and-accountability/queensland-laws-and-regulations/regulated-industries-and-licensing/blue-card-services (Queensland)

https://workingwithchildren.wa.gov.au/ (WA)


https://www.cbos.tas.gov.au/topics/licensing-and-registration/registrations/work-with-vulnerable-people (Tasmania)


https://nt.gov.au/emergency/community-safety/apply-for-a-working-with-children-clearance (NT)


https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804/~/working-with-vulnerable-people-%28wwvp%29-registration (ACT)