Pilates ITC believes every individual, regardless of personal history, present circumstances or any other factor that can commonly be considered as inhibiting to self-development, should be provided the opportunity to improve their life through further education.
Pilates ITC embraces multiculturalism and diversity, and is proud to contribute high-quality education to Australia.
What do the terms “Access” and “Equity” mean?
Access refers to the ability to enter training.
Measures that improve access might include making it easier to physically access a training venue; exploring digital or remote learning opportunities for those who cannot physically access learning opportunities, or ensuring that selection criteria does not discriminate against Students.
Equity in this context means equality of access to, and potentially equal outcomes from-, training regardless of the individual’s circumstances, background and identity.
Access and equity is addressed internally in Pilates ITC Faculty and Staff induction, meetings and professional development activities. It is also addressed in Pilates ITC’s Code of Practice. The Code of Practice can be accessed by Students and Pilates ITC Staff at any time.
Pilates ITC rejects discrimination against persons on the grounds of:
People seeking to enrol with Pilates ITC will be assessed via the same channels and processes regardless of their background, circumstances or eligibility for funding.
Pilates ITC supports Students through their study by means including but not limited to:
Upon enrolment, all students will be required to complete a Special Needs Form. Prior to the commencement of training, all participants will have the opportunity to discuss any specific learning support with their Educators or Administration.
Students will be asked during their welcome to the course to raise any access and equity issues with Pilates ITC Educators or Administration.
Further steps are listed below:
Access and Equity is accommodated at all levels of operations at Pilates ITC. In addition to eliminating potential discrimination, Pilates ITC also takes a very firm stance on Sexual Harassment and Workplace Bullying. Pilates ITC follows guidelines set out by Fair Work Australia and WorkCover on these issues.
If you have any questions or concerns about Access and Equity, please get in touch with Student Administration directly via email or call (08) 9330 4570.