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Category: RTO Compliance


We'd like to say a big thanks to everyone for participating in the 12-MONTH COMPLIANCE MONITORING PACKAGE FOR YOUR RTO giveaway! It has been a great pleasure having you at our booth ... Read More
Education Services for Overseas Students Regulations 2019


Starting 1 October 2019, the new Education Services for Overseas Students Regulations 2019 will take effect. The Department of Education on published a Departmental Document on their website on 12 September 2019 outlining the changes in the new ESOS Regulations. While the ESOS Regulations are substantially the same ... Read More
FAQs on RTO Re-registration: Application for Renewal of RTO Registration


After ASQA increased scrutiny for new RTO registrations last year, RTOs will generally be registered for a two-year period, then will be required to apply for renewal. Here are some of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about RTO Re-registration:   1. When is my RTO due for renewal of registration? First, you have ... Read More
MUST-READ for all Third-Party Providers and RTOs Engaging with Third-Party Providers


On 9 August 2019, ASQA released a new fact sheet on ASQA’s General Direction on third-party arrangements. This article outlines what this new direction means for you. IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER: For new third-party arrangements, this General Direction will come into effect on 1 September 2019. For ... Read More


“ASQA does not provide consultancy services. As the regulator, ASQA cannot teach applicants specifically how to comply with the standards.” For many years, RTO operators and VET professionals have just accepted this statement from ASQA, and fair enough.  They are a regulator – not a consultant, right?  We get that.. Many years ... Read More
Trainer and Assessor Requirements


In the last Training Provider Briefing, Trainers and Assessors is listed as one of the 3 highlighted common compliance issues in RTOs audited by ASQA. (Training and Assessment and Validation were the other two) In many cases, however, the issue is more with the documentation than with the ... Read More
Compliance Issues with Training and Assessment


In the 2019 ASQA Training Provider Briefing, Training and Assessment once again took the spotlight as one of the most common compliance issues with RTOs. In 2016 and 2017, only less than 3 out of 10 RTOs met the requirements of Clause 1.8: Although the briefings this ... Read More


Highlights: ASQA is increasingly using the AAT as a vehicle for extinguishing RTOs simply by legal cost and reputational damage and delay ASQA appears to be deliberately engaging in legal tactics designed to damage the respondent rather than just arriving at some form of clarity It has become increasingly difficult ... Read More
What’s in Your Assessment Checklist


In the latest Training Provider Briefing held by ASQA, Validation has been identified as one of the Top 3 most common compliance issues identified in audits. And what’s tricky about validation is it takes a lot of time and resources to complete if you are doing it right. ​ Here’s ... Read More


We have talked about why we do assessment validation in another post. We have also talked about how to validate assessment tools according to requirements set in Clause 1.8 of the Standards. Validation can be further divided into two processes, each of which address a different section of Clause ... Read More