ASQA’s Audit Apprach – Audit Changes from 1 Jul 18

ASQA’s Risk-based Approach Source: Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) – Since 2016, ASQA uses its risk intelligence database and other information to determine the focus and scope of audit for each training provider (ASQA, 2018). In preparing for your audit, ASQA may analyse: information from current and past complaints training provider’s compliance history any […]

ASQA is increasing scrutiny on new applications for registration

Registration Changes ASQA’s 2017-18 Regulatory Strategy identified the implementation of stronger controls on new training providers entering the market as a key priority. On average, ASQA rejects around one in four applications for initial registration. ASQA receives approximately 500 applications for initial registration each year. New applicants for registration with ASQA will now: be required[…..]

ASQA Regulatory Decisions: Regulatory Decisions Table

Training providers subject to an adverse regulatory decision have the right to have the decision reviewed. A provider may, in certain circumstances, apply to have ASQA itself reconsider its decision. Where available, providers can apply to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) to have ASQA’s decision reviewed. More information about review options is available on the ASQA[…..]

Regulating Offshore Delivery of VET

International education is estimated to represent Australia’s third largest export industry. While the majority of Australia’s international vocational education and training (VET) delivery is to international students based in Australia, the volume of VET delivery to offshore students has grown significantly over the past decade. Deloitte Access Economics (20151) estimated the value of international offshore income to be around[…..]