CCF SA is committed to providing a clear and transparent ethical and legal position in regards to the provision of open access and equity to all stakeholders of the organisation.
This document provides information regarding the way CCF SA will ensure that its services are provided so that all stakeholders feel they have, and have been, treated equitably and fairly.
CCF SA (RTO 45621) represents the trading names of:
It is the policy of CCF SA to ensure an environment that is:
CCF SA’s Access and Equity policy is based in the following principles:
For the purposes of this document ‘zero tolerance’ means the high potential for instant dismissal from employment or expulsion from study if allegations of misconduct in relation to this policy are proven to be true and the mediation process is unsuccessful.
Note: CCF SA will enforce zero tolerance in regards to complaints of a false, frivolous or malicious nature.
All stakeholders are strongly encouraged to discuss any issues and/or request further information regarding access and equity.
CCF SA zero tolerance applies to any behaviours that breach the following standards:
CCF SA is committed to a child safe environment for all of our minor learners.
All employees, contractors, learners and other stakeholders should note that children accessing CCF SA’s services will be provided with greater supervision and support than adults.
Abuse of children incorporates physical or mental harm of any kind and neglect.
It may include but not be limited to:
All inappropriate behaviours towards children are zero tolerance behaviours and will immediately result in expulsion, termination of employment or
Any person or persons making a Mandatory Report in relation to a minor Learner will be supported and will not be victimised.
**Many forms of harassment and all forms of bullying are prosecutable offences under Australian law. CCF SA will notify Police in the event of such incidences occurring.
Bullying is behaviour of a physical, written, verbal or non-verbal nature, directed toward an individual or group of individuals and which is considered unreasonable or anti-social behaviour that is offensive, degrading, intimidating or humiliating. This behaviour can include but is not limited to public reprimand or behaviour intended to punish, ridicule, insult, or may be based in unsubstantiated allegations and cruelty.
Harassment is an unwelcome and unwarranted behaviour that offends, intimidates, humiliates or embarrasses another person. This behaviour can be written, physical, verbal or visual in nature. Harassment is not necessarily deliberate or intentional and can be one incident or several incidents occurring over a period of time. Harassment may be accompanied by an expressed or implied threat. Harassment and bullying are unwelcome, unsolicited and non-reciprocated behaviours. They may be intentional or unintentional and may take many forms, such as verbal, written or physical. Regardless of the intent or form it takes, the distress caused to the victim is the same.