National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018

​The National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018 (National Code 2018) supports the National Strategy for International Education 2025 to advance Australia as a global leader in education, training and research.

The National Code is a legislative instrument made under the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 and sets nationally consistent standards to support providers to deliver quality education and training to overseas students.

The National Code 2018 takes effect on 1 January 2018. Education providers must comply with the National Code to maintain their registration to provide education services to overseas students.

National Code 2018 Factsheets


General Factsheet
Standard 1: Marketing information and practices (Coming soon)
Standard 2: Recruitment of an overseas student (Coming soon)
Standard 3: Formalisation of enrolment and written agreements
Standard 4: Education Agents (Coming soon)
Standard 5: Younger overseas students (Coming soon)
Standard 6: Overseas student support services (Coming soon)
Standard 7: Overseas student transfers
Standard 8: Overseas student visa requirements (Coming soon)
Standard 9: Deferring, suspending or cancelling the overseas student’s enrolment (Coming soon)
Standard 10: Complaints and appeals (Coming soon)
Standard 11: Additional requirements (Coming soon)
 

The National Code 2018 factsheets are designed to offer providers practical guidance in embedding the National Code 2018 in day to day operations. Providers should note that compliance will be measured against the requirements of the National Code 2018, not against the factsheets.