Course accreditation

ASQA gives accreditation to courses that may be delivered by registered training organisations (RTOs).



Accreditation with ASQA ensures that courses are nationally recognised and meet an established industry, enterprise, educational, legislative or community need


Learn what an accredited course is, who can develop courses and the benefits of course accreditation.

Learn about the five stages of course accreditation, and ASQA's approach when reviewing a course for accreditation.

Find out how to renew, amend, cancel or extend an accredited course.

Manage a course.

Course owners must ensure their course complies with current standards and meets current industry needs, before applying for a renewal. 


Find out about your legal responsibilities as the owner of an accredited course.

ASQA has developed this Users’ guide to assist course developers and owners to understand their obligations under the Standards for VET Accredited Courses 2012.