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Compliance with Legislation Policy

Australian Institute of Workplace Learning Pty Ltd (AIWL) ensures that compliance with Commonwealth, State/Territory legislation and regulatory requirements relevant to its operations is integrated into its policies and procedures and that compliance is maintained.

AIWL identifies and complies with relevant State or Territory laws including Commonwealth or State/Territory legislation on:

  • Work health and safety;
  • Workplace harassment, victimisation and bullying;
  • Anti-discrimination, including equal opportunity, racial vilification,
  • Disability discrimination;
  • Vocational education and training

AIWL ensures that its policies and procedures meet the requirements of Commonwealth or State/Territory legislation which are relevant to AIWL’s operations and that:

Staff are provided with information about legislation that significantly affects their duties.

  • Students are provided with information about legislation that significantly affects their participation in vocational education and training.
  • AIWL ensures that policies and procedures are up to date with legislative changes.
  • AIWL ensures that it has all the insurance cover necessary to carry out its business, including insurance for workers compensation, public liability, professional indemnity, building and contents.

The legislation that particularly affects the delivery of our training and assessment services includes:

  • National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011
  • Work Health and Safety Act 2011
  • Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986
  • Age Discrimination Act 2004 (Cth)
  • Disability Discrimination Act 1992
  • Racial Discrimination Act 1975
  • Sex Discrimination Act 1984
  • Privacy Act 1988
  • Workplace Relations Act 1996
  • Child Protection Act 1999
  • Copyright Act 1968

  

Relates to:

Part 3 - Essential standards for continuing registration

SNR 20:  Compliance with legislation

 20.1        The NVR registered training organisation must comply with relevant Commonwealth, State or Territory legislation and regulatory requirements relevant to its operations and its scope of registration.

 20.2        The NVR registered training organisation must ensure that its staff and clients are fully informed of legislative and regulatory requirements that affect their duties or participation in vocational education and training.