The Community Media Training Organisation is a registered training organisation which is regulated by the the Australian Quality Training Framework 2010.

Below is a brief description of some of our policies.

For a full version of all CMTO Policies and Procedures click here or contact the CMTO office on 02 9318 9626

Academic Misconduct

Students enrolled in CMTO training are expected to maintain the highest standards of academic conduct. We know that most students conduct themselves with integrity and are disturbed when they observe others cheating. The following information should help you avoid unintentional academic misconduct and clarify the consequences of plagiarism and/or cheating. Definitions Plagiarism - It is the act of presenting another persons work as your own, and failing to acknowledging that the thought, ideas… Read more

Access to Student Records

Students may access their personal records held by the CMTO at any time. Students may contact the CMTO office to discuss a suitable time to view their file and access will only be granted once a student can confirm their identity. Student access to the file will be granted within ten days of confirming the student's identification. Read more

CMTO Code of Conduct

The CMTO is committed to the delivery of fair, reasonable, and ethical dealings in all of its contact with students, employees, board members and others including: Client information Confidentiality Complaints and appeals Fee structure Access and equity Workplace health & safety CMTO Employee Responsibilities All CMTO employees are required to uphold standards of behaviour and practice in undertaking their role with CMTO: Perform any duties associated with their position in a diligent,… Read more

CMTO Equity Commitment

All staff at the CMTO adhere to the principles and practices of equity in education and training, and will treat every student fairly and without discrimination. The CMTO acknowledges its legal obligations under state and federal equal opportunity law, including: The Racial Discrimination Act, 1975 (Commonwealth) The Sex Discrimination Act, 1975 (Commonwealth) Disability Discrimination Act, 1992 (Commonwealth) The NSW Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977 (NSW) All CMTO staff are required to have an… Read more

Complaints and Appeals

The CMTO's complaints and appeals policy and procedure ensures that fair and equitable processes are implemented for any complaints or appeals against the CMTO. Students are able to submit a formal complaint to the CMTO relating to any concern they may have in relation to their training (such as academic or attendance record decisions) should they feel a person has acted inappropriately or treated someone unfairly, etc. All complaints are handled with confidence. A student may also appeal a… Read more


CMTO is required to collect personal information, recordings and assessments from students in order to process enrolments and provide suitable training and assessment services. Under the Data Provision Requirements 2012, The Community Media Training Organisation is required to collect personal information about you and to disclose that personal information to the National Centre for Vocational Education Research Ltd (NCVER). Your personal information (including the personal information… Read more

Student Attendance and Behaviour

As a CMTO Student you are required to Respect the rights of others Promote an effective learning environment through good personal behavior Be aware of your own and others' health and safety in the learning environment Encourage equal opportunity Attendance at scheduled classes is important in ensuring you gain the maximum benefits associated with your training and fulfil the attendance requirements of your course. Students are also required to adhere to CMTO's academic rules and regulations.… Read more

Student Support Services

Being a student is exciting, but it can also be challenging. All staff can be approached to gain advice on academic and personal issues. Staff at the CMTO will offer professional and confidential advice in areas where they can help and will make every effort to ensure a positive learning experience is achieved. The CMTO's Training Manager is able to provide links to external sources of support where the staff at the CMTO are not qualified, or when it is in the student's best interests to seek… Read more

Submission of Student Assessment work

This is a summary of the Submission of Student Assessment Work policy/procedure that supports the Standards for Registered Training Organisations 2015 in providing a process for submission of assessment work All assessment submission dates are included in the course training timetable. A date for final submissions is also included in the timetable. This date is the last day that any assessments can be submitted. Students failing to submit by the final assessment date will be found Not Yet… Read more

Workplace Health and Safety

The CMTO complies with all relevant Workplace Health and Safety legislation. CMTO trainers will actively take steps to identify hazards that could cause harm to participants in any of our learning environments. Where practicable, students must take responsibility for their own health and safety and that of their fellow students, or employees. This means students must follow all safety rules, procedures and the instructions of their trainer whilst attending CMTO training. Read more