What is a Partner ?

Sole provider or organisation that provides a subset of training and business and wishes to collaborate under a nationally recognised training organisation as they are not a registered training organisation themselves.

The partnership agreement specifies College of Climate Change providing training and assessment services alignment with Construction Industry Training Australia, with Construction Industry Training Australia Provider Number 45031 providing the certificates

Who is the College of Climate Change?

The College of Climate Change is the trading name for the Oz Eco Group PTY LTD (ABN 14138200781).

The College of Climate Change was created as a result of a growing need for education and technology to come together for the benefit of the environment. College of Climate Change has been operating nationally for the last 7 years

The college provides Nationally Recognised training for the air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC) industries through the Construction Industry Australia RTO training partner, Construction Industry Australia RTO  Provider Number 45031. We specialize in the education and training of flammable refrigerants.

See the Student Handbook for more information about our RTO partner and what this means for students (Click Here)

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Who are students enrolled with?

Students are enrolled with Construction Industry Training Australia PTY LTD (CITA) Provider Number 45031

Who do students do training and assessment with?

All training is conducted with CITA. All training and assessment materials are provided CITA.

What is a complaint?

A complaint is negative feedback about services, whether provided by the Institute or others on its behalf, other students or staff which has not been resolved locally. A complaint may be received by CITA in any form and does not need to be formally documented by the complainant in order to be acted on. Complaints may be made by any person but are generally made by students and/or employers.

What is an appeal?

An appeal is an application by a student for reconsideration of an unfavourable decision or finding during training and/or assessment. An appeal must be made in writing and specify the particulars of the decision or finding in dispute. Appeals must be submitted to CITA within 28 days of the student being informed of the assessment decision or finding.

Recognition of your existing skills and knowledge

Recognition of your existing skills and knowledge In accordance with the requirements of the Standards for Registered Training Organisations, Construction Industry Training Australia Pty Ltd (CITA) provides the opportunity for students to apply to have prior learning recognised toward a qualification or units of competence for which they are enrolled.

What is recognition?

Recognition involves the assessment of previously unrecognised skills and knowledge that an individual has achieved outside the formal education and training system. Recognition assesses this unrecognised learning against the requirements of a unit of competence, in respect of both entry requirements and outcomes to be achieved. By removing the need for duplication of learning, recognition encourages an individual to continue upgrading their skills and knowledge through structured education and training towards formal qualifications and improved employment outcomes. This has benefits for the individual and industry. Most importantly, it should be noted that recognition is just another form of assessment.

Getting credit for your current competence

Construction Industry Training Australia Pty Ltd (CITA) acknowledges the requirement as an RTO to recognise the awards issued by other RTOs. This is limited to outcomes that are drawn from the national skills framework being units of competence awarded and accurately identified in statements of attainment and qualifications.

What is credit transfer?

What is credit transfer?Credit transfer is the recognition of learning achieved through formal education and training. Under the Standards for Registered Training Organisations, qualifications and statements of attainment issued by any RTO are to be accepted and recognised by all other RTOs. Credit Transfer allows a student to be awarded a unit of competency/module based on successful completion of the unit which has been previously awarded.

Who do the trainers and assessors work for?

The trainers are employed by College of Climate Change.  is contracted through Construction Industry Training Australia, and  hires subcontractors or independent contractors ie remote trainers etc.

What if a student needs to make a complaint?

You can provide feedback and make a complaint to Construction Industry Training Australia PTY LTD (CITA). You can find this form on the website.

Who issues qualifications and statements of attainment?

On successful completion of all course requirements students are provided with the appropriate qualifications and statements of attainment by Construction Industry Training Australia Pty.
Students can contact Construction Industry Training Australia Pty Ltd to obtain a new copy of a certificate.

Evidence requirements?

If you are seeking credit you are required to present your statement of attainment or qualification for examination by Construction Industry Training Australia Pty Ltd (CITA). These documents will provide the detail of what units of competence the applicant has been previously issued. You must provide satisfactory evidence that the statement of attainment or qualification is yours and that it has been issued by an Australian RTO. Statements of attainment or qualifications should be in the correct format as outlined in the Australian Qualifications Framework Implementation Handbook. You are required to submit copies only which are certified as a true copy of the original.

What is the Student Hand Book?

The student handbook provides information about the training provider regarding the policies and procedures that students are involved with and other information that they might need.