Policies

Code of Conduct

Document ID No.:
ATP0003
Authorised by:
Wayne Tonner - Chief Executive Officer
Last Reviewed:
April 10, 2018

Policy Statement

This Code of Conduct clarifies the ethical behavior that is expected of Asset Training employees in the performance of their duties.  It gives guidance in areas where staff need to make personal and moral decisions. Asset Training will demonstrate a commitment to the principles, aims and objectives of the company and to deliver the highest standards of service to all students. Employees will be knowledgeable in and compliant with all policies, procedures and practices of the company.

Presentation

Asset Training Trainers/Assessors/Support Staff should always look professional. The trainer should dress according to the course being presented. The overall appearance should be official. Site-specific PPE requirements should be adhered to at all times. Body language should also be non-threatening and open to communication by course students.

Asset Training prefers a relaxed pleasant training experience. Ethnic, racial and sexual stories/jokes/anecdotes should be avoided. Students should also be discouraged from telling ethnic, racial and sexual stories/jokes/anecdotes. Asset Training will not tolerate the use of profanities, jargon or slang. Trainers should use language appropriate to their students however it should be non-exclusive and non-sexist at all times. 

Asset Training Trainers/Assessors are to be familiar and confident with the material they are presenting. Course material is to be reviewed before each session.

Asset Training Trainers/Assessors’ must arrive well before the course commencement time. Enough time should be allocated to set-up, check equipment and to handle any last minute paperwork and student enquiries.

Asset Training is a smoke free area.

Work Health & Safety

Asset Training staff will at all times observe safe work practices and standards. All employees are required to carry out their duties in a safe manner. This means ensuring each Employee, other persons and students in the workplace are not injured.  Trainers/Assessors must also ensure that all reasonable precautions are taken to prevent accidents or unsafe practices from occurring.

Professional Integrity

Asset Training employees shall strive to conduct all business dealings and relationships with integrity, honesty and respect for others. Staff should always deal fairly and honestly with students and others with whom they do business. No employee shall knowingly permit any transaction to occur that is not fair to the company and students alike. Relationships with students, suppliers, competitors and employees are to be based on fair dealings, on fair competition in quality, price, and service and on compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

Accounting

Asset Training employees will use company funds solely for the benefit of the company. All reimbursements must be lawful with Management Approval. No false or fictitious entries shall be made in records, accounts or in company communications for any reason. Employees are responsible for accurate and timely record keeping for all company revenues and expenses. All records and documents must accurately and completely describe the transactions they represent.

Kickbacks / Gifts

Asset Training does not condone bribes, kickbacks or any other illegal, secret or improper payments, transfers or receipts. Employees may not accept, directly or indirectly, any money or objects of value from any person or company that has or is doing or seeking business with the company. This prohibition applies both to the giving and receiving of payments/gifts.

Conflict of Interest

Asset Training employees will not use his or her position within the company or information acquired during employment in a manner that may create a conflict of company interests.

Confidentiality

Asset Training employees have the responsibility of ensuring the confidentiality of proprietary information of the company. Employees should refrain from discussing confidential company business with outsiders and with anyone who does not have a legitimate need to know the information.

All employees who suspect violations of this code of conduct have an obligation to report their concerns to the company’s Chief Executive Officer or Training Centre Manager.

Responsibility

It shall be the responsibility of the Chief Executive Officer to ensure that the requirements of this policy are complied with. The CEO is to ensure this policy continues to comply with relevant state or federal legislation and shall review this policy on a regular basis.