Guide to provider default obligations under the ESOS Act

This guide is designed to assist providers registered under the ESOS Act with their compliance obligations under the ESOS Framework.



The Education Services for Overseas Students 2000 (the ESOS Act) requires training providers to provide tuition assurance for overseas students for courses for which they have paid, and refunds where applicable.

The legal definition of a provider default is specified under section 46A of the ESOS Act.

If you default, and the time frames in which you will need to complete them.

In respect of an overseas student or intending overseas student.

You have reporting obligations if you default in relation to a student.

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