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Published Date: September 01, 2011
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Training Provider Regulation

Section 5 Duties of training providers

  1. Unless exempted under subsection (2), a training provider shall

    1. use the funds provided by a learner or to the training provider on behalf of a learner in accordance with any terms or conditions of approval for the approved training program in which the learner is enrolled,

    2. ensure that learners are enrolled in approved training programs for which they are eligible and have been approved, and monitor their continuing eligibility,

    3. with respect to fees and costs for an approved training program,

      1. charge tuition fees, prescribed fees and amounts for books and supplies within any limits established by the Director for the approved training program,
      2. charge only the tuition fees, prescribed fees and amounts for books and supplies that have been approved for the approved training program and no other fees or amounts, and
      3. charge learners comparable tuition fees, prescribed fees and amounts for books and supplies as are charged to other students in comparable programs provided by the training provider,

    4. ensure that the premises at which an approved training program is provided comply with municipal zoning bylaws and all applicable municipal and provincial public health, safety, fire and building standards requirements,

    5. ensure that the instructors for an approved training program

      1. have the necessary qualifications to provide instruction, and
      2. provide adequate instruction to learners in the approved training program,

    6. maintain any licensing, certification or accreditation required for an approved training program,

    7. establish and enforce a written attendance policy for learners in an approved training program that

      1. sets out the attendance requirements for learners in the approved training program, and
      2. meets the requirements for attendance policies established by the Minister,

    8. monitor and report on the progress of learners, as required by the Director, while the learners are enrolled in the approved training program,

    9. notify the Director, within the time and in the form and manner determined by the Director, if a learner

      1. fails to meet the full-time course requirements set out in the training service plan approved for the learner under the Income Support, Training and Health Benefits Regulation (AR 122/2011), in the case of a learner to whom section 44 of that regulation applies,
      2. fails to maintain acceptable attendance and progress requirements applicable to the learner under sections 45 and 46 or 65 and 66 of the Income Support, Training and Health Benefits Regulation (AR 122/2011),
      3. is not enrolled in the approved training program as set out in the training service plan approved for the learner under the Income Support, Training and Health Benefits Regulation (AR 122/2011), or
      4. withdraws, is expelled or is considered to have withdrawn from an approved training program,

    10. notify the Director of a proposed change to any of the following before making the change:

      1. any thing relating to an approved training program that would affect the provision or operation of the approved training program;
      2. the ownership of the training provider;
      3. the premises at which an approved training program is provided;
      4. any other thing specified by the Director in writing,

    11. at the request of the Director, provide confirmation of any changes in enrolment in an approved training program,

    12. monitor and report on matters relating to learners following completion of their approved training programs, in accordance with the requirements established by the Director,

    13. for each approved training program, continue to meet the performance expectations required by the Director,

    14. for each approved training program that is a tuition based training program, maintain the amount of security required under section 6, if any,

    15. ensure that refunds of tuition and other prescribed fees under section 21(f) of the Act in respect of tuition based training programs are paid to the Government of Alberta,

    16. use the forms and electronic systems determined by the Director, and
    17. comply with any other requirements provided for by the Director.
  2. The Director may exempt a training provider from a requirement set out in subsection (1)(c), (g), (h), (k), (l), (n), (p) or (q).