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Following AAT reivew of ASQA's part suspension decision, the following conditions are imposed, under s 29(1) of the NVR Act, on the RTO's registration for a period of 12 months:

  1. the Applicant must securely retain copies of completed student files, including copies of all completed assessments and the master assessment tools, for a period of 12 months from the date a judgement of competency was made.
  2. the Applicant must not apply to add new courses to its scope of registration until the conduct of a future compliance monitoring audit by the Respondent, or in no less than 12 months;
  3. on or before 1 October 2020, the Applicant must complete a validation process of 20% of the units of competency it delivers across all courses on scope, per clauses 1.9 to 1.11 of the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015 ('the Standards'). The validation process must engage a suitably qualified independent validator, to sample at least three (3) completed student files from each unit so validated to assess compliance with clause 1.8 of the Standards. A validation report must be completed and presented to the Respondent on request and set out findings and any recommendations in light of the findings. Primary evidence of any documents referred to in the validation report must also be retained and presented to the Respondent on request;
  4. on or before 1 February 2021, the Applicant must prepare a report after the above validation process is complete, outlining the steps taken to implement any recommendations from the validation report. Primary evidence of any documents referred to in this further report must also be retained, and presented to the Respondent on request;
  5. on or before 1 April 2021, the Applicant must conduct an internal audit, with the assistance of an independent and suitably qualified consultant, to assess its compliance with the Standards and National Code 2018, with a particular focus on:
    • Enrolment practices;
    • Course progress and attendance;
    • Governance and management; and
    • Training and Assessment practices;
  6. An internal audit report must be prepared, and present to ASQA on request on or before 1 May 2021. Primary evidence of any document referred to or relied upon must also be retained and presented to ASQA on request.

Once the provider has satisfied or otherwise completed the actions required in the above conditions, the conditions encompassed in these orders shall be removed by ASQA.

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No review available