Avante Education is committed to ensuring that its processes for administering the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
technology requirements of any Program of Study is fundamentally based on existing Access and Equity Principles,
based on the requirements of the Law, regulations and contractual agreements which externally govern our
It is a requirement of this policy to ensure that it’s related policies are inline with this policies' guiding principles.
These related policies are;
- Fees Charges and Refund Policy
- Emergency Response and Management Policy
Device is used for the term ‘digital device’; an electronic device that can receive, store, process or send digital information.
Device Minimum Requirements is the minimum requirements Avante Education deems a device needs to be to satisfactorily complete the requirements of the course.
Special circumstances are generally those beyond the control of the learner and which have an impact upon the learner’s course progress or wellbeing. These could include, but are not limited to:
- Serious illness or injury, where a medical certificate states that the learner was unable to attend classes.
-Bereavement of close family members such as parents or grandparents (where possible a death certificate should be provided).
- Major political upheaval or natural disaster at the home and has impacted on the learner’s studies.
- A traumatic experience that has impacted on the learner which could include involvement in, or witnessing of a serious accident or witnessing or being the victim of a serious crime. Such cases supported by police or psychologists’ reports.
Operating System An operating system (OS) is system software that manages computer hardware, software resources, and provides common services for computer programs.
Mac OSX An operating system that is created by Apple, for use on Apple laptops and desktops
Windows 7, 8, Vista or 10 An range of operating systems designed by IBM, for use on PC laptops and desktops
iOS An operating system that is designed by Apple, for use on iOS devices such Apple iPhone’s and Tablets
Android An operating system that is designed by Google, for use on Android devices such as non-apple Mobile devices and tablets.
Software the programs and other operating information used by a computer
Hardware is used to define ‘Computer Hardware’ which includes the physical parts of a device, such as the case, central processing unit (CPU), monitor, keyboard, computer data storage, graphics card, sound card, speakers and motherboard.
Password A string of computer keyboard characters that allows access to a computer system. Email Account An
Email Account acts as a virtual address for Email Messages. It is provided to you by your Email Account Provider and allows you to send and receive messages digitally between you and Avante Education
Wireless Card or wireless network interface controller is a network interface controller which connects to a wireless radio-based computer network, rather than a wired network
Administrative privileges is a mandatory device user privilege on the student device account in which it gives the ability to make major changes to a system, typically an operating system.
Training Delivery is a training session in any format that is between trainer and student for a scheduled
Google Account is the Avante Education nominated cloud service provider for the purposes of deliveringgoogle services to students.
Rooted (Android) or Jailbroken (iOS) is a term used to define a device as being unlawfully unlocked by bypassing the manufacturer or carrier’s operating system.
Mobile Carrier a cell phone companies that provides cellular service to cell phone/tablets users
Induction Date is the date a student is required to attend class for an ‘induction day’, before their first official day of study. Induction days prepare the student for their course and go over all requirements to undertake