Under the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 (ESOS Act) you must must go through a formal registration process and be listed on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) in order to provide education and training services to international students in Australia.

TASC is the Designated State Authority (DSA) under the ESOS Act for K-12 education; and for English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS), foundation and non-award programs delivered by schools Tasmanian schools.

Tasmanian schools and colleges may apply to TASC to be registered to provide education services to international students in Australia. In the context of the ESOS Act, course means a course of education or training, for example primary school (prep-Grade 6), junior high school (Years 7-10), senior high school (Years 11-12).

Once registered under ESOS, each provider must also have a defined scope listing the TASC courses it is accredited to deliver to overseas students. Please refer to the course accreditation section of this website for details about accrediting the courses you wish to offer.