Rule Q29 Providers of vocational training and pupillage must be authorised by the BSB as an AETO.
Rule Q30 An application to become an AETO must be made in such form and be accompanied by payment of such fee or fees as may be prescribed by the BSB.
Rule Q31 In determining an application from an applicant to become an AETO, the BSB will have regard to the Authorisation Framework and in particular the mandatory criteria. The BSB will not approve an application to become an AETO unless it is satisfied that it is:
.1 able to meet the mandatory criteria set out in the Authorisation Framework relevant to the application; and
.2 a suitable provider for the purposes of the Authorisation Framework.
Rule Q32 The BSB may grant authorisation to an AETO on such terms and conditions as it considers appropriate including the period of authorisation.
Rule Q33 The BSB may vary, amend, suspend or withdraw authorisation of an AETO in the following circumstances:
.1 the AETO has applied for such variation, amendment, suspension or withdrawal;
.2 the AETO ceases to exist, becomes insolvent or merges;
.3 the AETO fails to comply with conditions imposed upon its authorisation;
.4 the BSB is of the view that the AETO has failed or will fail to fulfil the mandatory requirements set out in the Authorisation Framework;
.5 the BSB is of the view that the AETO is not providing the training for which it was authorised to an adequate standard or there has been a material change in the training provided; or
.6 the BSB is of the view that the continued authorisation of the AETO would inhibit the Regulatory Objectives.
Rule Q34 An AETO which is dissatisfied by a decision in relation to Rule Q31 – Q33 above may apply to the BSB for a review.