Rights and responsibilities
Students and course participants have a right to:
- a safe and healthy training environment
- quality training, assessment and supervision
- consumer guarantees.
Students and course participants are responsible for:
- participating in your training in a professional and courteous manner
- following appropriate Mater policies
- abiding by workplace health and safety requirements
- taking care with Mater property and resources
- respecting the rights of others
- remembering that commercial and patient information obtained from the Mater must be kept confidential. (Breaches of confidentiality are considered misconduct and are subject to disciplinary action.)
- attending training sessions or workplace placements, and taking advantage of learning opportunities
- using group work/discussions to develop essential knowledge
- aligning classroom projects to workplace functions and assessing the outcomes/products/processes used.
Mater is responsible for:
- meeting legal obligations (i.e. complying with relevant Commonwealth and State Government legislation)
- providing a safe and healthy training environment that’s free from bullying and abuse (verbal, physical and racial)
- providing an orientation program that includes information on relevant legislation as well as related rights and responsibilities
- ensuring qualified people conduct training and assessment
- providing quality training, assessment and supervision
- maintaining appropriate student records
- providing appropriate resources, facilities and equipment to deliver training programs
- providing appropriate mechanisms for complaints and appeals.