Following reconsideration of ASQA decision to reject the RTO's renewal application in full, ASQA decided to vary the decision to the following:
- reject, under the NVR Act s 17, the following part of the application for renewal of registration as an RTO:
- BSB61215 Advanced Diploma of Program Management
- BSB61218 Advanced Diploma of Program Management
- BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice
- SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management
- SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality
- SIT20316 Certificate II in Hospitality
- SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality
- SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery
- SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
- and any new training product that would be automatically added to the scope of registration because it is equivalent to one which appears above
with effect 35 calendar days after the date the RTO is given written notice of the decision.
Following AAT review, the parties reached an agreement as to the terms of a decision of the Tribunal.
The Tribunal decides to:
- set aside the decision to partially reject under s 17 of the NVR Act, Applicant's application for renewal of registration as a RTO and substitutes a decision:
- to grant, under section 17 of the NVR Act, the Applicant's application for renewal of registration as an RTO for each of the NVR Courses with immediate effect until 30 September 2025;
- to impose, under subsections 17(6) and 29(1) of the NVR Act the following conditions on the Applicant's registration:
- For the entire period of its current registration, the Applicant must securely retain, and provide to ASQA on request, copies of all completed student assessment items for each student (per the definition in ASQA's General Direction — Retention requirements for completed student assessment items and clearly identifiable as to which student and unit/s each item relates to) and copies of the master assessment tools used for each assessment, for a period of 2 years from the date on which the judgement of competence for each relevant unit of competency is made.
- to give a written direction, under section 35A of the NVR Act, requiring the Applicant to:
- rectify the alleged non-compliance with clause 1.8 and 3.1 of the Standards as identified in the evidence analysis dated 8 October 2019 within 20 working days of (2) retain evidence this written direction has been complied with for examination at a future regulatory activity, by retaining evidence that they have addressed the alleged non-compliance.