The Commissioners decided to:
- cancel, under the NVR Act s 36(2)(f) and s 39, the RTO’s registration
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 the Tribunal. It is decided that:
- the decision to cancel, under s 36(2)(f) and section 39 of the NVR Act, the Applicant's registration as an RTO is set aside and in substitution it is decided that, effective from 1 November 2019, the Applicant's registration is not cancelled.
The Tribunal notes that the Applicant undertakes to:
- for the remaining period of its current registration period CASS Training Pty Ltd 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;
- update its student plagiarism, cheating and collusion policy and procedure to provide guidance on the use of the plagiarism detection software to both students and staff;
- conduct a review of all assessments completed in the last 6 months for plagiarism and conduct re-assessment as required; and
- retain evidence of the review of student assessments conducted in accordance with paragraph 3 for review by ASQA at the next regulatory activity.