Training Ombudsman Complaint form

Complaint form
To make it as easy as possible for the Training Ombudsman to assist with your complaint, please fill in all
sections of this Complaint form. For assistance with this form, call 1800 773 048 during business hours.
1. Your details
Title:
Surname:
First name:
Middle name:
Date of birth:
Gender:
Male
Female
Postal address:
Suburb:
State:
Phone:
Mobile:
Postcode:
Email:
Preferred contact:
Telephone
Email
Letter
2. General complaint details
Does your complaint relate to:
Registered
Apprenticeship
(tick appropriate box)
training organisation
or traineeship
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Are you making this complaint on behalf of someone else?
Yes
3. Information about the person you are complaining on behalf of
Title:
Surname:
First name:
Middle name:
Date of Birth:
Gender:
Male
Other
Matter
No
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Female
Postal address:
Suburb:
State:
Phone:
Mobile:
Postcode:
Email:
Have you been asked to make the complaint on this person’s behalf?
Yes
No
Is the person aged 18 years and over?
Yes
No
If not aged over 18 years, are you the legal guardian of this person?
Yes
No
Is this person an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander? (optional)
Yes
No
This persons preferred language:
Country of birth:
Does this person require an interpreter?
Yes
No
Does this person have a disability or special need? (optional)
Yes
No
How did you hear about the Training Ombudsman?
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4. Other information
Are you an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander? (optional)
Yes
No
Do you require an interpreter?
Yes
No
Do you have a disability or special need? (optional)
Yes
No
Your preferred language:
Country of birth:
How did you hear about the Training Ombudsman?
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5. Who is the complaint about?
Organisation name (e.g. RTO, employer):
Organisation street address:
Suburb:
State:
Postcode:
State:
Postcode:
Postal address (if different to above):
Suburb:
Organisational contact name (if available):
Position:
Phone:
Gender:
Male
Female
Mobile:
Email:
6. Specific details about your complaint
Please summarise your complaint below. Make sure to include the following: What happened? Who was involved? When
and where it happened? Any other information relating to the complaint. Attach a separate page if needed and any
supporting information that will assist us in addressing your issue.
7. Prior complaint resolution
Have you sought to resolve this complaint with another agency or person?
Yes
No
If yes, please provide the following details:
Name of agency:
Contact name:
Contact phone:
Contact email:
Date complaint lodged:
Case Reference No:
Outcome:
8. Outcome expectation
What would you like to happen to resolve your complaint?
9. Privacy information
The information on this form is being collected for the purpose of managing and investigating your complaint. All personal
information you provide will be handled in accordance with the Further Education and Training Act 2014. The Office of the
Training Ombudsman will use relevant personal information for the purpose of assessing and/or investigating your complaint
and responding to you. It may be necessary to disclose relevant personal information to the other person relevant to the
investigation, including the person or entity you have complained about, so that they can provide a response to the Office of
the Training Ombudsman. It may also be necessary to disclose relevant personal information to another Queensland
Government agency or Australian Government agency so that agency can investigate and respond to your complaint. If there
is any information you do not wish an external party to receive, please let us know. If you are concerned about the privacy of
the personal information supplied on this form please call 1800 773 048 during business hours.
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10. Consent to investigate your complaint
Please complete the option that applies to you (Option A, Option B or Option C):
Option A The complaint relates to you and you are making the complaint on your own behalf
I ……………………………………….… (your name) give my consent for the Office of the Training Ombudsman to investigate my
complaint concerning ……………………………….……………………….……………………………………………………………………………………..…..
I further give my consent for the Office of the Training Ombudsman to:
• obtain and/or exchange documents and information containing my personal information, to any third party (including
the person or entity I have complained about), that in the opinion of the Office of the Training Ombudsman, is
necessary for the purposes of investigation of my complaint
• disclose and transfer my complaint and relevant personal information to another Queensland Government agency or
Australian Government agency to investigate and respond to me, if in the opinion of Office of the Training
Ombudsman another agency is more appropriate to investigate and respond to my complaint.
This consent remains valid until I give instructions, written or otherwise, that it is terminated.
Signed: ____________________________________
Date: __________________
(your signature)
Option B The complaint relates to a minor and you are lodging the complaint on their behalf
I …………………………………………………………… (name of person lodging the complaint), am a parent or legal guardian
of …………………………………………………………. (name of child), and I am lodging this complaint on his/her behalf.
I give my consent for the Office of the Training Ombudsman to investigate the complaint concerning
………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..…..
I further give my consent for the Office of the Training Ombudsman to:
• obtain and/or exchange documents and information containing my child’s personal information, to any third party
(including the person or entity I have complained about), that in the opinion of the Office of the Training Ombudsman,
is necessary for the purposes of investigation of my complaint
• disclose and transfer my complaint and relevant personal information of my child to another Queensland Government
agency or Australian Government agency to investigate and respond to me, if in the opinion of Office of the Training
Ombudsman another agency is more appropriate to investigate and respond to my complaint.
This consent remains valid until I give instructions, written or otherwise, that it is terminated.
Signed: ____________________________________
Date: __________________
(your signature)
OPTION C The complaint relates to another adult person (the complainant) and you are lodging the complaint on
their behalf. (Please note this option requires signatures from both you and the complainant.)
I …………………………………………………… (your name) acknowledge that I am lodging this complaint on behalf of
……………………………………..…………. (name of complainant) and agree for the Office of Training Ombudsman to communicate
directly with me in relation to the complaint.
Signed: ____________________________________
Date: __________________
(your signature)
Option C continuing next page …
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The below Authority and Consent must be completed and signed by the complainant:
Option C continued ….
AUTHORITY TO ACT:
I …………………….……………………….. (name of complainant) authorise ………………………………………………..(name of person lodging
the complaint) to lodge this complaint concerning ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..……
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
on my behalf and give my consent for the Office of the Training Ombudsman to investigate my complaint.
I further authorise the Office of the Training Ombudsman to communicate directly with ………………………………………………….
(name of person lodging the complaint) in relation to my complaint.
CONSENT TO INVESTIGATE YOUR COMPLAINT:
I further give my consent for the Office of the Training Ombudsman to:
• obtain and/or exchange documents and information containing my personal information, to any third party
(including the person or entity I have complained about), that in the opinion of the Office of the Training
Ombudsman, is necessary for the purposes of investigation of my complaint
• disclose and transfer my complaint and relevant personal information to another Queensland Government agency
or Australian Government agency to investigate and respond to me, if in the opinion of Office of the Training
Ombudsman another agency is more appropriate to investigate and respond to my complaint.
This consent remains valid until I give instructions, written or otherwise, that it is terminated.
Signed: ____________________________________
Date: __________________
(signature of complainant)
11. Before you submit your complaint
Before you send this form please check that you have:
included as much relevant information as possible
attached any supporting documentation
provided relevant details of the organisation/person you are making a complaint about
clearly identified your concerns
given the consent for us to investigate your complaint.
12. To submit your complaint
Send your complaint to the Training Ombudsman at:
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PO Box 15090, City East QLD 4002
[email protected]
We will contact you within seven days of receiving your complaint form. Where possible, we will try to resolve your
complaint as quickly as possible. Depending on the complexity or seriousness of the matter, it may take longer. We will
maintain regular contact with you regarding the progress of your complaint. If at any time you would like to withdraw your
complaint, you may do so in writing using the above contacts.
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