Terms and Conditions
Terms and Conditions for:
- Licences - Certificates in Spoken and Written English, AND
- Publications orders, AND
- Online English courses.
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CERTIFICATES IN SPOKEN AND WRITTEN ENGLISH LICENCE(S)
You must agree to all the terms and conditions for the
licence(s) to be issued. Once payment has been processed NSW AMES
will despatch your licence(s), curriculum document(s) and your
receipt to your mailing and our email address.
- The Licensee is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) in
Australia. The Licensee will add the course(s) for which the
licence(s) has/have been purchased to their scope prior to
conducting training or assessment leading to an accredited
- The Licensee ensures that the course is taught only at the
site(s) covered by this agreement. For the purposes of this
licence, a site is defined as an educational centre at which
continuous tuition is offered, inclusive of any outreach/community
site which does not offer continuous tuition but which is
serviced/administered from the educational centre at which
continuous tuition is offered.
- The Licensee must in the use of the course licensed by this
- not sub-license the licensed material
- comply with the requirements of copyright legislation in respect
of all material in the curriculum, which may not be
- provide ongoing professional support and moderation processes
for teachers engaged in teaching the curriculum and ensure
- ensure that at least 80% of teachers delivering the course
participate in moderation and quality control workshops conducted
at least once a year throughout the accreditation period.
- The licence is granted for the period stated on the Course
Licence, commencing on the date of the signature and terminating on
the date of expiry of course accreditation.
- The Licensee ensures that courses taught within the CSWE
framework are delivered by trained teachers and assessors whose
minimum teaching qualifications must be the following:
a. A recognised bachelor degree - a formal
qualification awarded by an Australian university or tertiary
institution, or its onshore or overseas equivalent, that is at
least three years full-time in length or its part-time equivalent
and a recognised postgraduate TESOL qualification - resulting from
a course of study in which course content of no less than 100
contact hours (or distance learning equivalent) covers the grammar
of the English language, language learning and TESOL methodology
and includes a practicum
A Bachelor of Education with a TESOL major or equivalent that
includes a practicum
b. Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
(TAA04110) or equivalent or be able to demonstrate equivalent
competencies (National Quality Council Special Bulletin July
Note: The practicum must be at least 60 hours, which includes, for
example, supervised teaching, observation, field visits, resources
evaluation, team teaching, volunteer tutoring etc.
If a course undertaken has less than 60 hours practicum, teachers
must demonstrate teaching experience equivalent to 60 hours, or
must make up the difference in duration by individually organising
a supervised practicum. Appropriate documentation of such a
practicum should be kept.
Note: It is desirable for teachers delivering programs that focus
on the development of numeracy skills through the elective numeracy
modules, to have training and professional development in numeracy
Teachers and assessors with qualifications originating
from countries other than Australia
Teachers and assessors holding qualifications from
overseas institutions should show a statement of equivalence from
AEINOOSR (formerly the National Office of Overseas Skills
- Payment on invoices is due within 30 days of despatch.
- All payments should be made in Australian dollars.
- A small-order surcharge of $5.50 will apply to bookshops for
orders under $50.00
All prices listed in Australian dollars. GST of 10% applies to
purchases within Australia. Purchases outside Australia are GST
free. We accept payments over 128-bit SSL encryption.
Depending on your location, NSW AMES will ship your goods using
Australia Post or a courier service. Orders are usually processed
and dispatched by NSW AMES within 4 - 5 working days. NSW AMES
takes no responsibility for delivery times by Australia Post or the
courier services it uses. We will advise you within 4 - 5 working
days if goods are not available or delayed in delivery.
All goods are sold on a 'firm sales' basis. A claim for damaged,
short supplied, misbound or incorrectly supplied goods must be made
in writing within seven days of receipt of goods. The cost of
returning goods in any of the above circumstances will be incurred
by NSW AMES.
All returns must receive authorisation from NSW AMES
Publications before the goods are dispatched. Goods received
without authorisation will be returned at the customer's expense.
Goods received in a non-saleable condition will not be credited and
the cost of freight will be charged to the customer.
ONLINE ENGLISH COURSES
Please note that there are two ways to purchase an online
English course with NSW AMES. You will therefore gain access to one
or ALL courses depending upon how you chose to pay.
- Pay upfront and gain 6 months access to a specific
- Pay by the month and gain 1 month access to ALL online
YOUR ONLINE LOGIN ACCOUNT
If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the
confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting
access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for
activities that occur under your account or password.