Message from AITE
UPDATE Date: 06 April 2020
Due to the impact of the COVID-19, AITE is taking necessary measures to insure the safety of its students and staff. We are continuing to monitor updates and advise from the Australian Government to education providers to ensure we can do the best we can to assist our students, staff and community.
- Term 2 will now commence on: 20th of April 2020 for all Certificate III and IV courses. 27th of April 2020 for all Diploma & Advanced Diploma courses.
- Courses are conducted online via Moodle platform.
- Face to face classes will now be delivered through Google meet where trainers will send out invitations to student via email to join the live session. Recorded classes will also be archived so that it can be watched later.
- Any inquiries please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Coronavirus (COVID-19) — Information from the Australian Government website:
- Don’t leave home unless you have to.
- You should avoid leaving your house for any non-essential activity.
- Don’t invite family or friends into your home.
- Stay at home unless you are:
- going to work or education (if you are unable to do so at home)
- shopping for essential supplies such as groceries (return home without delay)
- going out for personal exercise in the neighbourhood, on your own or with one other person
- attending medical appointments or compassionate visits.
- Medical services, supermarkets, banks, petrol stations, postal and home delivery services remain open.
- Always practise good hygiene, wash your hands for 20 seconds with soap and water, cover your coughs, avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
- Maintain social distance of at least 1.5 metres when outside your home.
- Avoid physical greetings such as handshaking, hugs and kisses.
- Use tap and go instead of cash.
- Travel at quiet times and avoid crowds.
- Be well informed – only use trusted official information. Download the Coronavirus Australia mobile phone app, subscribe to the Coronavirus Australia WhatsApp service, and visit www.australia.gov.au for the latest information.
Symptoms of coronavirus include:
- sore throat
- shortness of breath
If you are sick and think you might have coronavirus, seek medical help.
You can call the National Coronavirus Helpline for information on 1800 020 080. If you require translating or interpreting services, call 131 450.
If you have serious symptoms such as difficulty breathing, call 000 for urgent medical help.
The Department of Health’s website has a range of information available in languages other than English to help people stay safe and minimise risks to the community.