Regulatory decisions update
The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) advises that it has recently made the following regulatory decisions:
Cancellation of registration as a provider of vocational education and training (VET) services:
- Tut Training College Pty Ltd (RTO number 41079). Decision to take effect from 27 February 2018.
- Pioneer International College Pty Ltd (RTO number 22083). Decision to take effect from 28 February 2018.
- RTO Connect Pty Ltd (RTO number 40794, trading as Australian Study Link Institute). Decision to take effect from 1 March 2018.
- Australian College of Vocational Studies Pty Ltd (RTO number 90857, trading as Vocational Study Australia). Decision to take effect from 2 March 2018.
Click on the hyperlink to see the full published information of each provider.
ASQA - the national VET regulator - has taken these decisions following regulatory scrutiny of each training provider. ASQA contends that the providers have not operated consistently with the requirements of the VET Quality Framework, which is a condition of registration.
Training providers subject to an adverse regulatory decision have the right to have the decision reviewed. A provider may, in certain circumstances, apply to have ASQA itself reconsider its decision. Where available, providers can apply to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) to have ASQA’s decision reviewed. More information about review options is available on the ASQA website.
During a review or reconsideration process, the provider may seek a stay of the decision or an extension of the date the decision takes effect which permits the provider to continue to operate until the review process is finalised. The ASQA website contains up-to-date information on the status of any review processes. It is advisable to check the website to obtain current information concerning the status of regulatory decisions.