CRICOS Registration - a two step process - application and audit
The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) is the Australian Government national regulator for ELICOS schools. To set up an ELICOS school, you need to have your CRICOS application approved by ASQA and then meet all requirements at audit.
What is CRICOS?
CRICOS, the Commonwealth Register for Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students, is the register of education providers that teach international students.
What do I need to provide to be approved as an ELICOS school?
To be successfully registered as an ELICOS provider, you will need to:
Submit curriculum documents, including assessments
Provide academic staff details
Develop suitable policies and procedures
Have a resource library
Submit evidence that your organisation will be financially viable
Submit evidence that your organisation’s chief executives meet Fit and Proper Person Requirements
Meet all legislative and compliance requirements
Have a suitable intended operating location
Choose an SMS (Student Management System)
Pay the required ASQA application fees
How we can help
This process can be complicated, frustrating and time-consuming. However, it doesn’t have to be this way. With ELICOS Consulting, we take all of the stress out of the situation because we do all the work for you. We start by offering you an initial consultation meeting, completely free of charge. We then go through the process of liaising with you, collating all of the required information and documentation.
Once everything is finalised, we can then submit the application. When the audit date is set, ELICOS Consulting will help you prepare and then attend the audit as your compliance and academic expert. Throughout the process, we will be there with you every step of the way. We will listen carefully to your questions and concerns, providing answers and information quickly and clearly. Ultimately, our goal is your success!