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Accreditation Guide and Forms

This information applies to the application round for funding in 2022, which has now closed. Updated information will be provided shortly.

Accreditation and Funding Guide

An Accreditation and Funding Guide is prepared by the Department of Education and Training prior to each application round to assist community language schools to understand the application process and to prepare the necessary documentation.

Download the current Accreditation and Funding Guide:

Downloadable File COMING SOON: Community Language Schools Accreditation and Funding Guide 2023 (pdf)


Application form

CLS interested in applying for accreditation must firstly contact clsaccreditation@gmail.com. Application forms are only provided to community language schools after eligibility has been determined.


Supporting documentation

In addition to an application form for accreditation, CLS must provide a range of evidentiary documentation in English in PDF format.

CLS must ensure that they regularly update and maintain these documents throughout the accreditation period.

Approved templates and samples of these documents (other than Child Safe Standards) are available via the menus on this site.