An application and waiver MUST be signed prior to commencement of a course. Students MUST have fully functioning personal protective equipment. Students must not participate in practical examinations and practices without this personal protective equipment. Students have a responsibly to protect themselves and others from biological hazards.

Course handouts and enrolments forms are the primary tools of communication about courses and provide orientation information concerning:

  • dates and times of the course
  • location
  • registration
  • times and dates of the examination
  • first timer introductions and special arrangements
  • parking
  • course materials
  • waiver and conditions
    protective equipment and body substances protective devices costs and purchase arrangements
    textbook and CD manual
  • payment arrangements and discounts
    catering and/or lunch venues in the area

All courses have a commencement briefing. Students are expected to attend this session to ensure effective orientation to the programs Student Behaviour

The Student Code of Conduct is based on a set of rights and their related responsibilities. To ensure that students understand their rights and responsibilities, ASPA provides this orientation information as a prevention strategy.

All students have the right to:

  • be treated with courtesy, kindness and respect
  • express feelings and opinions assertively
  • work and socialise in an atmosphere of harmony and cooperation
  • feel secure and to be safe in a caring and supportive environment
  • expect that training rules are fair, consistently implemented and respect the rights of all involved
  • be valued for their individuality, including that of race, gender, cultural, physical or intellectual diversity
  • learn in a supportive atmosphere


The following responsibilities support these rights:

  • treat others with courtesy, kindness and respect
  • listen to others with mutual respect
  • maintain a safe and secure training environment
  • model and support training rules
  • develop responsibility for their own actions
  • value others, for their individual differences
  • work to achieve personal best whilst allowing others to do the same