Our Accreditation and Registration
Higher Education Status
SAE is a registered higher education provider regulated by the Commonwealth of Australia Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA). TEQSA accreditation and registration falls under the Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency Act 2011.
SAE Institute is authorised to self-accredit its own programs in Creative Arts and Computer Science at levels 5, 6 and 7 of the Australian Qualifications Framework by the Commonwealth Tertiary Education Quality & Standards Agency (TEQSA).
Vocational Education and Training (VET) Status
Vocational Education and Training (VET) is regulated by the Commonwealth of Australia Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).
SAE is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that is regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) and our VET Diploma and Certificate qualifications are nationally recognised. Our RTO code is 0273. More information about our registration is available here.
Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS)
Only approved institutes may offer courses to overseas or international students as per the Commonwealth of Australia Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 (ESOS).
SAE is approved to deliver courses to international students in Australia on student visas. The SAE CRICOS code is: 00312F
Information about the ESOS framework can be found here.
Fee-Help and VET Student Loans
SAE is an approved provider under the Commonwealth of Australia Higher Education Support Act 2003.
This means that Fee HELP Commonwealth Assistance is available for eligible Australian and New Zealand Citizens for our Higher Education courses including our bachelor degrees, associate degrees, and diplomas. VET Student Loans is available for eligible Australian and New Zealand Citizens for our VET Diplomas. Please see the Study Assist website for more information on Commonwealth assistance and eligibility requirements.
For more information on fees, financial assistance, and payment, please refer to our Fees and Payment information.