Nursing students and staff will be spoken to about their course and a new one developed after TasTAFE revealed it had secured registration with the nursing standards quality watchdog.
However, teachers and staff have continued to raise concerns about the course following The Examiner's investigation a fortnight ago into the vocational education provider.
A current TasTAFE nursing student said she and her peers had received a teacher for only four of their 27 allocated anatomy and physiology classes, which she described as the "backbone of nursing."
She also said courses were often changed, cancelled or lessons plans abruptly changed without notice and assignments had not been marked for six months or longer.
"Some of our assignments have been re-marked, the ones that we have already submitted but I submitted one in March last year and it still hasn't been marked," she said.
The student also raised concerns about the effectiveness of student platform CANVAS, which is used for student-teacher communications and for timetables and the submission of assignments.
She said CANVAS didn't always work and she personally had missed appointments made by her teacher because they didn't show up on her devices when she logged in.
Ms Dodd said CANVAS was used in more than 30 per cent of higher education institutions and was not unique to TasTAFE.
"CANVAS is a fully functioning learning management system with over 4000 customers worldwide. The product is continually upgraded and TasTAFE maintains a current version of the software," she said.
However, Ms Dodd said issues such as these were operational and would be raised with those affected.
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Speculation about the accreditation of the diploma of nursing course has been swirling for the past 12 months after the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council audited the course in 2018.
However, Education Minister Jeremy Rockliff revealed, after a reasonably lengthy exchange in Question Time, TasTAFE had been notified in the past 24 hours that the accreditation would be secured.
Questions over the accreditation course at TasTAFE were fired at Mr Rockliff by opposition vocational education spokeswoman Michelle O'Byrne, who asked repeatedly if the course had achieved accreditation with the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council.
Mr Rockliff received a point of order from Speaker Sue Hickey and was cautioned to be relevant when answering the question when he began answering the question by speaking about TasTAFE's general accreditation through the Australian Skills and Quality Authority.
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"When it comes to ANMAC, the nursing regulator....in the last 24 hours TasTAFE has been notified that they will be accredited and they [ANMAC] will recommend the board register TasTAFE at the next board meeting," Mr Rockliff said.
"The ANMAC accreditation caps off an extremely successful year for TasTAFE in which the organisation has also gained seven years of registration from the Australian Skills Quality Authority."
Mr Rockliff said TasTAFE had transformed its nursing curriculum to provide a consistent and streamlined experience for students and had recently appointed a new head of discipline and dismissed constant concerns as "Labor scaremongering."
The ANMAC accreditation is for five years for students who enrol to study the diploma of nursing from February 2020. It is the second time in a fortnight that issues at TasTAFE have been raised during Question Time since The Examiner's investigation.
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