Each year, ASQA publishes a regulatory strategy outlining the systemic risks we will target over the next two years. The regulatory strategy targets risks likely to affect a significant proportion of providers and risk the quality and outcomes of VET if they are not treated.
ASQA uses an evidence-based approach to identify the areas posing the greatest risk to Australia’s VET sector. This includes using our own regulatory data, undertaking environmental scanning, engaging with state and territory governments and a range of stakeholder groups.
The complexity and size of the sector mean that ASQA can only realistically pursue a small number of systemic risk projects at one time. Through our target areas and strategic initiatives, we work closely with other government agencies and stakeholder groups to develop proportionate and effective responses to risk.