Student Code of Conduct
Students who enrol in the Australian Maritime and Fisheries Academy courses agree at all times during their enrolment period to:
Conduct themselves in a professional manner and behave responsibly and with consideration for others at all times;
Refrain from any conduct which impairs the reasonable freedom of other students to pursue their studies at the Academy;
Not disrupt any teaching activity or examination being conducted by the Academy;
Refrain from impairing any student's study program by assault, attempted assault or threat to any person;
Use their own skills, time and attention to the maximum of their abilities;
Take responsibility for the efficient use of their time and achievement of the objectives of their course;
Maintain an acceptable standard of personal presentation;
Ensure that their actions do not threaten the health and safety of fellow students or Academy staff; and
Refrain from the use of any non-prescribed drugs or alcohol while on campus and during the normal course hours 8.00am- 5.30pm
Students who disregard or are found to be in breach of the Code of Conduct will be given a verbal warning by an Academy staff member. A second breach of the Code of Conduct will result in the student being issued with a written warning from the Academy CEO. Subsequent breaches of the Code of Conduct will result in the student being expelled and automatic forfeiture of all course fees.
By signing the Australian Maritime and Fisheries Academy enrolment form you acknowledge that you understand the services available to you, the rights and expectations you can have as a student and agree to be bound by the requirements of the Student Code of Conduct and other relevant Academy policies.
Child Protection Policy
This policy was written to demonstrate the strong commitment of the management, employees and casual trainers to the safety of students under the age of 18 years (children) and to establishing and maintaining safe and friendly environments.
This policy reflects our commitment to provide a safe environment where every person has the right to be treated with respect and is safe and protected from abuse.
It complies with our obligations under the Children’s Protection Act 1993
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Code of Ethics
The Australian Maritime and Fisheries Academy is committed to its provision of services in an ethical manner including full compliance with all relevant legal requirements, and in turn requires that all its Board members, officers (including its Chief Executive Officer), managers, employees, and contractors acting on its behalf meet those same standards of integrity, fairness and ethical behaviour, including compliance with the requirements of any legal requirement.
Student Fees Refund Policy
Successful enrolment applications in Academy courses cannot be guaranteed until course fees (if any) are paid and receipts must be retained to verify payments. Fees and charges may be paid by cash, cheque, credit card, EFTPOS or a company may be invoiced.
The Academy is a member of the Tuition Assurance Scheme which protects all fees paid in advance.
Any request for a refund will incur a minimum 10% administration charge up to 100% of fees paid. Other changes to enrolment status incur these listed penalties: