AFA Policies

Plagiarism and Cheating

The Australian Fitness Academy has a duty to ensure the academic qualifications completed by students are obtained honestly and to prevent incidents of plagiarism and cheating.

All students are expected to complete and submit work that has been developed by the student and is referenced appropriately.

AFA recommends students use one of the following programs to detect any instances of plagiarism prior to submitting any work:


The Australian Fitness Academy assessors have access to the above plagiarism software.  If there is any doubt over the authenticity of student work, it will be scanned using the software by the assessor prior to allocating an assessment outcome.

Please refer to the Student Handbook for information on the plagiarism and cheating policy , as well as the following policies:

  • Assessment
  • Appeals, complaints and grievances
  • Code of conduct
  • Plagiarism and cheating
  • Privacy
  • Student welfare, access and equity
  • Terms and conditions of enrolment

Last modified: Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 10:16 AM