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The Approved Arrangements for Accredited Persons (Classes 1 to 8) course replaces the Quarantine Approved Premises Classes 1 to 8 Accreditation and Re-accreditation training.
Quarantine Approved Premises (QAPs) and Compliance Agreements (CAs) automatically converted to Approved Arrangements (AAs) on 16 June 2016 when the Biosecurity Act 2015 came into effect replacing the Quarantine Act 1908.
Approved Arrangement Accreditation for AA Accredited Persons (Classes 1-8)
This course introduces you to the role of Classes 1 to 8 Approved Arrangements (AAs) and the responsibilities of AA Accredited Persons in reducing biosecurity risks at AA sites as well as the conditions that AAs must meet. You will learn to identify biosecurity risks at AA sites and how processing and treatments may reduce these risks. You will also learn about the key biosecurity risk management principles for AAs. This course will provide foundation knowledge essential for you to become an AA Accredited Person.
This online training includes two units:
1. Biosecurity Awareness
This unit introduces you to biosecurity, biosecurity risks and the functions of the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment.
2. Approved Arrangement Accreditation for AA Accredited Persons (Classes 1-8)
This unit introduces you to the role of Classes 1 to 8 Approved Arrangements and the responsibilities of AA accredited persons in reducing biosecurity risks at AA sites as well as the conditions that AAs must meet.
DO NOT ENROL in this program if you are also enrolling in Approved Arrangements for Accredited Persons (Classes 1 to 8) as that program includes this Biosecurity Awareness unit.
This unit has been developed to help the widest possible group of people in the imported cargo logistics industry to understand biosecurity issues and how their knowledge of such issues can reduce biosecurity risks to Australia.
This online course provides formal Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment accreditation for specialised biosecurity roles.
For further information about the Biosecurity Awareness course accreditation validity and requirements, refer to the department's website.
Guardian Training Programs
Enrol and Pay Online
You can purchase and complete the Approved Arrangement Accreditation and Biosecurity Awareness courses online with Guardian Training.
Online payment can be made via credit card (Mastercard or Visa), once you have paid (and registered if required), you can begin the course immediately.
These courses are available for purchase from the 'Courses' page. Click on the 'Buy' button to start your purchase.
Invoice / Pay by Direct Debit
Guardian's print invoice option is available for when an online (credit card) payment cannot be made.
Step through the purchase process and select Pay by Invoice as your payment method.
Your enrolment will be completed after your payment has been received.
To make multiple enrolments in the Approved Arrangement Accreditation or non-accreditation programs, follow the instructions below:
- Download the bulk enrolment spreadsheet for the required program
- Complete the required fields (*)
- Purchase Order numbers must be supplied if required for invoicing
- Email the completed spreadsheet to email@example.com
The accompanying email must include your company's billing details. Purchase orders should be made out to:
Australian Industry Training Group on Biosecurity
PO Box 281
On receipt of your bulk enrolment request we will enrol your users, send them enrolment emails and issue a consolidated invoice at the invoice rate ($110 per user for the Accreditation program, inclusive of GST).Download our bulk enrolment Excel spreadsheet for Approved Arrangement Accreditation Download our bulk enrolment Excel spreadsheet for Biosecurity Awareness
Content by the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Content for the Approved Arrangement Accreditation and Biosecurity Awareness courses is provided and periodically reviewed by the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment.
Guardian training programs feature a 'responsive interface' ensuring that the training content is usable across devices including desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones.
Each unit has been designed to make the training content accessible and easy to understand. Animated scenarios with audio have been used to illustrate key concepts and glossary links provide quick access to detailed explanations and technical terms.
Self Serve Accreditation Certificate
Self serve certificates mean that certificates are available to users immediately after successful completion of the course.
Certificates are available in PDF format and can be printed or downloaded and saved locally ready for emailing.