What is an RTO?
A registered training organisation (RTO) is a training provider registered by ASQA (or a state regulator) to deliver VET services.
RTOs provide quality training and qualifications that are nationally recognised.
There are currently around 4000 RTOs in Australia. The national register, training.gov.au, maintains a complete list of RTOs.
What are the advantages of registered training organisations?
Only RTOs can:
- deliver nationally recognised courses
- deliver accredited Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) VET qualifications
- apply for Australian, state and territory funding to provide VET.
RTOs can offer qualifications at the following levels:
- Certificates I, II, III and IV
- Advanced Diploma
- Graduate Certificate
- Graduate Diploma.