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3004

Vanuatu Agriculture College

Vanuatu Agriculture College

Based on the outcomes of the External Quality Review undertaken by VQA from ……… to ……………, VQA Board during its meeting of 19th August 2021

1)    Assigned the Quality Assurance Status of ‘Poor’ to the Vanuatu Agriculture College; and

 

2)    suspended all new enrolments in 2022; and

 

3)    Removed VAC’s Approval to Deliver for the AFAQ10316 Certificate I in Aquaculture and AFTF20718 Certificate II in Aquaculture (Tilapia Farming).

 

 19/08/21

 27/09/2021

 Non-Registered

 Current

 

3003

Vanuatu Maritime College

Vanuatu Maritime College

Based on the outcomes of the External Quality Review undertaken by VQA from ……… to ……………, VQA Board during its meeting of 19th August 2021

1)    Assigned the Quality Assurance Status of ‘Poor’ to the Vanuatu Maritime College Limited; and

 

2)    Cancelled the registration of Vanuatu Maritime College Limited; and

 

3)    Recommended to Ministry of Infrastructure and Public Utilities (MIPU) and the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management (MFEM) that all payments of government grant funding to Vanuatu Maritime College Limited cease immediately; and

 

4)    Recommended to the Commissioner of Maritime Affairs that it immediately assumes responsibility for the delivery and assessment of basic safety training (Safety Certificate) certification, until such time as a new, appropriate maritime training provider is established, amending The Shipping Act [CAP53] as may be required.

 

19/08/21

27/09/2021

Registration cancelled

Current

 

5002

St. Michel Technical College

St. Michel Technical College

Based on the outcomes of the External Quality Review undertaken by VQA from ……… to ……………, VQA Board during its meeting of 19th August 2021

1)    Assigned the Quality Assurance Status of ‘Poor’ to the Saint Michel Technical College; and

 

2)    Requested the Saint Michel Technical College to award 2017 students with the recognised qualifications before the end of 2021 training calendar year; and

 

3)    Suspended enrolment of new trainees in 2022.

 

19/08/21

27/09/2021

Non-registered

Current

 

 

1006

Matahi Rural Training Centre

Matahi Rural Training Centre

Based on the outcomes of the External Quality Review undertaken by VQA from ……… to ……………,  VQA Board during its meeting of 19th August 2021

1)    Assigned the Quality Assurance Status of ‘Poor’ to the Matahi Rural Training centre; and

 

2)    Stopped Matahi RTC to make new enrolment until all issues identified in this report are satisfactorily addressed by the management and verify by VQA before the commencement of new enrolment.

 

19/08/21

27/09/2021

Non-Registered

Current

 

1005

Lume Memorial Rural Training Centre

Lume Memorial Rural Training Centre

Based on the outcomes of the External Quality Review undertaken by VQA from ……… to ……………, VQA Board during its meeting of 3rd February 2022

1)    Assigned the Quality Assurance Status of ‘Poor’ to Lume Memorial RTC; and

2)    Stopped all new enrolment until all issues identified in this report are satisfactorily addressed by the management of Lume RTC and verify by VQA before the commencement of new enrolment.

 

3/02/2022

20/02/2022

Non-registered

Current

 

3001

Vanuatu College of Nursing Education

Vanuatu College of Nursing Education

Based on the outcomes of the External Quality Review undertaken by VQA from ……… to ……………, VQA Board during its meeting of 3rd February 2022

1)    Assigned the Quality Assurance Status of ‘Poor’ to Vanuatu College of Nursing Education; and

 

2)    Cancelled the registration of the Vanuatu Government Ministry of Health (MoH), being the current VCNE legal entity, preventing any further applicant enrolment into VCNE’s accredited courses, due to the critical Conflict of Interest demonstrated by MoH in its management of the college; and

 

3)    Recommended to the Vanuatu Government through Development Committee of Officials (DCO) and Council of Ministers (CoM), the establishment of a new Nursing and Health training provider.

3/02/2022

20/02/2022

Non-registered

Current

 

1008

Pektel Rural Training Centre

Pektel Rural Training Centre

Based on the outcomes of the External Quality Review undertaken by VQA from ……… to ……………, VQA Board during its meeting of 3rd February 2022

1.     Assigned the Quality Assurance Status of ‘Poor’ to Pektel RTC; and

 

2.     Suspended the enrolment of new students in 2022; and

 

3.     Requested the management of Pektel RTC to urgently recruit a qualify permanent Manager for the RTC as the current Acting arrangement was initiated as a short-term arrangement.

 

3/02/2022

20/02/2022

Non-Registered

Current

 

4003

Edwards Institute of Technology

Edwards Institute of Technology

Based on the outcomes of the External Quality Review undertaken by VQA from ……… to ……………, VQA Board during its meeting of 3rd February 2022

1)    Assigned the Quality Assurance Status of POOR to Edwards Institute of Technology; and

 

2)     Suspended new enrolment of learners in 2022; and

 

3)    Requested EIT to ceased the enrolment of students into the Advance Diploma of Information System until appropriate qualified trainers are recruited by the institution.

 

3/02/2022

20/02/2022

Non-Registered

Current