5 Mistakes RTO's Make

Top 5 Mistakes RTO’s Regularly Make

Time and again we have clients who come to us, who are in a state of panic over managing their compliance and meeting the regulatory requirements. Top 5 mistakes, in a snapshot… Hiring the wrong trainers and assessors Often RTO’s do not have sufficient trainers to deliver their training, who have the required experience and…

Auditors Desk – June 2015

Here we are now, six months in from the implementation of the new Standards for RTO’s. Since the beginning of the year we have conducted 17 Mock Audits and attended 12 ASQA Audits, its been a busy year to say the least. The great news is that our policies, procedures and documentation has been 100% compliant…

VET Reform – Our review

The Australian Government has released Draft Standards for Training Providers and VET Regulators that is due to commence 1 January 2015. The focus by the government was to streamline the standards so that they are flexible and responsive to industry and can provide Australians with skills they need to do their jobs now and into…

Industry Consultation

We often find that RTO’s are not utilising the data that they collect from Industry Consultation, or collecting sufficient data from Industry. How have you taken the Industry Feedback to improve your Training and Assessment? Are you collecting data from the relevant people? The people you target should be the people who will recruit the…

SNR 25.1

There are new requirements around Transitioning from Superseded training packages, which are now included in SNR 25.1, which requires the RTO to initiate the transition. There are no longer transition “roll-over” workshops, you are now required to transition yourself, which means you are also responsible for ensuring that you know when a Training Package is…

From the Auditor’s Desk

Welcome to my first blog on ASQA Compliance for Registered Training Organisations. In this blog I will be posting useful ideas and systems that you could implement into your RTO, these “tips” will be derived from my experiences as a Consultant Auditor. I am the Director and owner of Vivacity – RTO Coaching & Consulting,…