Becoming an Education Agent for WAIFS
WAIFS believes in quality, not quantity. WAIFS has under 100 Education Agents worldwide. If you would like to become a WAIFS Education Agent and make a difference in a student’s life, we would like to hear from you!
In order to become a registered agent, you will need to complete our Education Agent Application Form and attach the following supporting documentation:
- • Reference contact details for other Registered Training Organisations/Higher Education Institutes
- • Business Registration Certificates
- • Relevant Training Certificates e.g. PIER online
- • Certificates of Membership of Professional Associations e.g. AAEIR in India
- • Business Proposal
Once we have contacted your references and if the application has been approved, we will send you a direct agency agreement. Once this has been signed, we will follow up with appropriate marketing material and support.
Our dedicated marketing team is ready to receive your application. Please email your completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In order to stay up-to-date and get the latest information, you will find below a selection of important links with training courses and useful information about the education industry as a whole:
The Education Agent Training Course is an online course supported by Australian Education International (AEI) and the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP).
The course provides Education Agents with information about the Australian education system and Australia as a study destination, education quality assurance issues and the Australian visa regulation system. Agents who wish to have their extensive knowledge recognised can take a formal test. Agents successfully passing the test will become Qualified Education Agent Counsellors.
International Education Association is the representative body for international education professionals in Australia and New Zealand who work in student services, advocacy, teaching, and policy development in Australia and New Zealand. The website offers a free-of-charge online tutorial, recommended for all Education Agent staff members to become knowledgeable in Australian international education standards under the revised National Code.
The Australian Government‘s National Code for Education Providers Standard 4 outlines commitments and obligations of Australian Registered Training Organisations working with Education Agents.
The Australian Government’s Department of Education maintains up-to-date information about Registered Training Organisations that deliver courses to international students and are listed on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS).
The Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) provides information on visa options, living in Australia and citizenship.
Study in Australia is the official Australian Government site for studying in Australia and provides information for students and Education Agents on study pathways, costs, living in Australia, scholarships, visa and other services.