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  • Minimum age requirements I have sent in my enrolment form and any additional documents, what happens now?

    Students must meet the minimum age requirement to be able to enrol with Batchelor Institute. The minimum age will depend on several factors.

    Where:
    • Training is delivered in a regional or remote community, and the student no longer engages and/or participates in secondary schooling, the student must be 15 years or older at the time training commences’.
    • Training is delivered on the Batchelor or Desert People Centre campus, and where the student attends training during the day, but are not accommodated overnight, the student must be 17 years or older at the time training commences; or
    • Training is delivered in any location, and the student requires to be travelled by Batchelor Institute to a training delivery location, the student must be 18 years or older at the time training commences.
  • How do I enrol with Batchelor Institute?

    The steps below describe the details of how to apply to study at Batchelor Institute

    Collecting information and making choices

    The first step is to consider what type of things you are interested in and what kind of job you would like to do. Batchelor Institute offers education and training to help you to enter many careers, including construction, conservation and land management, community services, education, health and visual arts.

    When you have decided what you would like to do, it is time to collect information on courses offered by Batchelor Institute that can help you to achieve your goals.

    This information can be collected:
    • from the courses webpage batchelor.edu.au/students/courses/vet-courses or
    • from a Batchelor Institute staff member (Batchelor staff regularly visit communities, expos and/or events to advertise and promote the courses available.

    You may also benefit by speaking to a Senior Lecturer or Lecturer trainer in a chosen course/discipline to query information such as class schedules or timetables, how or where the course is being delivered, and any other information you believe would be useful in helping you determine if Batchelor Institute is right for you.

    Fees

    In 2018, all new and continuing students undertaking Further Education (VET) courses at Batchelor Institute will be charged fees. The amount will depend on a student’s details and what is being studied.

    A student must be:
    • an Australian citizen; or
    • a permanent resident
    and
    • enrol in a course of AQF level of III and above; or
    • enrol in a recognised VET National Skill Set; or
    • enrol in an approved stand-alone unit attempt

    Students who enrol in a course which is subsidised by the Northern Territory and/or Commonwealth Government will be eligible to apply for a fee exemption.

    Students who enrol in a course which is partially/not subsidised by the Northern Territory and/or Commonwealth Government will not be eligible to apply for a fee exemption.

    Completing your form(s)

    When you are ready to apply for a course, you need to fill in the relevant form. When you have completed the form, you can return it to Batchelor Institute via post or fax, or hand it to a Batchelor Institute staff member in your community.

    Make sure to read the forms carefully and supply any additional documentation required to process your enrolment.

    Unique Student Identifier (USI)

    From 2015, all VET students, new and/or continuing will need a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

    In order for Batchelor Institute to obtain a USI on behalf of a student, students will be required to provide a document relating to ‘Proof of Identity’.
    • All acceptable forms of ID are listed on the cover page of the enrolment form or
    • provide an existing USI. A student may apply for a USI by visiting: usi.gov.au. If a student applies for a USI independently they will need to advise Batchelor Institute of this number or
    • mark the appropriate box on the enrolment form to enable Batchelor Institute Student Administration staff to access your pre-existing USI through the USI Registered Training Organisational Portal

    Students who do not provide ‘Proof of Identity’ or who do not have a pre-existing USI or who do not give Batchelor Institute permission to access their pre-existing USI cannot be enrolled. See Unique Student Identifier for more information.
  • I have sent in my enrolment form and any additional documents, what happens now?

    If you are successful in being accepted to study in the course of your choice, you will be contacted by your trainer to commence pre-assessment prior to commencing your course. Your enrolment will then be processed in our Student Management System by Student Administration.

    As all enrolments must be approved by the relevant senior lecturer/trainer prior to the processing of these forms, please allow at least 1 -2 weeks processing time before contacting Batchelor Institute.

    If you have chosen a course which requires block delivery on a specified campus, you may be contacted by Student Travel closer to the date of training, to arrange travel.
  • How do I add and/or withdraw from a unit?

    If you wish to add units or withdraw units, you must submit a VET Change of Enrolment form. See Enrolment Dates for information about the last date to withdraw without incurring Fees.

    It is a student’s responsibility to provide the correct form to Batchelor Institute by the specified dates if they wish to change their enrolment.

    An amended VET Enrolment & Fee Invoice will be sent to your postal address once this has been signed by your lecturer, and processed by Student Administration.
  • Complete cancellation of a course

    If you wish to completely cancel your course enrolment, you must submit a VET Change of Enrolment form, and tick the Complete Cancellation box.

    See Enrolment Dates for information about the last date to withdraw without incurring fees.

    It is a student’s responsibility to provide the correct form to Batchelor Institute by the specified dates if they wish to cancel their enrolment.

    Notification of your cancellation will be sent to your postal address once this has been signed by your lecturer, and processed by Student Administration.

If you are interested in enrolling or want further information on courses, please contact Batchelor Institute. Remember, if you’re unsure, you can always phone, email or fax us, using the numbers below, to discuss your options.

Email: enquiries@batchelor.edu.au
Phone: 1800 677 095

When you know which course you are interested in, complete a 2018 VET enrolment form and hand deliver, post, fax or email the completed form to Student Administration.

Student Administration

Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education
Reply Paid 62113
Batchelor NT 0845

Forms can be returned also by:
Fax: (08) 8939 7334 or
Email: studentprogression@batchelor.edu.au

You will be contacted about your enrolment by the Institute, assisted with any other paperwork the Institute requires and advised on travel to your first workshop (if you need to travel). At the first workshop you will receive more information about the Institute and services offered.