Annual declaration on compliance

Clause 8.4 of the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015 requires:

“The RTO provides an annual declaration on compliance with these Standards to the VET Regulator and in particular whether it:

  • currently meets the requirements of the Standards across all its scope of registration and has met the requirements of the Standards for all AQF certification documentation it has issued in the previous 12 months; and
  • has training and assessment strategies and practices in place that ensure that all current and prospective learners will be trained and assessed in accordance with the requirements of the Standards.”

You can now submit this declaration using the online form at

This declaration must be completed and submitted by 31 March 2016 by the chief executive officer of the registered training organisation referred to in Section 1 of the declaration.

Statements and commitments made in Section 2 of the declaration are to cover the entire scope of operations of the RTO, including any services provided on its behalf by external organisations, either within Australia or abroad.

Statements and responses made in Section 2.2 relate to the period from 1 April 2015 to 31 December 2015.

You must provide a response to each question and to each part of each question.


In submitting this form, the chief executive officer of the RTO declares:

  1. That he/she is the legally responsible person for the registration of the RTO referenced in Section 1 of this declaration.
  2. That to the best of his/her knowledge, all answers provided to questions in the declaration are true and accurate.
  3. That response actions referenced in Section 2 of the declaration, if applicable, have been implemented in full or will be implemented in full within the coming year.
  4. That to the best of his/her knowledge and considering all influential owners, executive officers and high managerial agents, the RTO satisfies the Fit and Proper Person Requirements at Schedule 3 of the Standards.

Submitting the declaration

You need to complete this declaration and submit it by 31 March 2016.

Regulatory penalties may be imposed by ASQA for late or non-submission.

Questions about this form

Please call the ASQA Info line on 1300 701 801 or email your enquiry to

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