Alphacrucis College (AC) is registered with the Australian Commonwealth Government as a Higher Education Provider, offering courses at sub-graduate, undergraduate, graduate and higher degree research level recognised by Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA) (ID: PRV12006). AC is authorised to self-accredit courses of study at Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) Levels 5-10 in Business and Management, Teacher Education, and Philosophy and Religious Studies under section 41 of the Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency Act 2011. Courses of study outside these narrow fields are accredited by TEQSA directly. All of AC's teacher training programs, including Bachelor of Education (Primary), Master of Teaching (Primary) and Master of Teaching (Secondary), have been accredited by TEQSA and NESA (formerly BOSTES).
AC is also an approved VET Provider. AC is registered as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) (Provider Code: 90525) with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) and is the developer and owner of several courses accredited through ASQA. ASQA is the national regulator for Australia’s vocational education and training sector. For more information on AC VET courses, go to training.gov.au (TGA).
AC is listed on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) (Provider Code: 00958A).
AC is approved for Austudy, Abstudy, Youth Allowance, CRICOS, FEE-HELP and VET Student Loans.
AC is a founding member of and is accredited with the Asia Pacific Theological Association (APTA). This Association is a cooperative effort among the Assemblies of God Bible schools and other Pentecostal/Charismatic schools in the Asia Pacific region, to provide assistance in the development and effectiveness of their ministry training programs. (www.apta-schools.org).
AC is an international affiliate of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and a member of the Asia Pacific Theological Association (APTA).
Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
The CCCU is a professional association of academic institutions. The organisation exists to help Christ-centred colleges and universities impact the world by integrating scholarship and service with biblical truths. Through professional development and research, student programs, and leadership initiatives, CCCU offers myriad opportunities to its members to advance the cause of Christian higher education (www.cccu.org).
Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET)
ACPET is the national industry association for independent providers of post-compulsory education and training, for Australian and international students. (www.acpet.edu.au).
Council of Private Higher Education (COPHE)
COPHE is a peak body representing Australian private higher education providers. (www.cophe.edu.au).
Australian Christian Churches (ACC)
AC is the national training college of ACC, a movement of over 1,000 Pentecostal churches with over 270,000 constituents.(acc.org.au)