Early changes to the current Standards for RTOs

1 March 2024

The Minister for Skills and Training has signed off on the Standards for Registered Training Organisations Amendment (VET Workforce Support) Instrument 2024 which is in effect from today, 1 March 2024.  

These early changes are designed to address current pressures on the VET workforce and provide more immediate benefits to the sector.  

The Instrument, which amends the Standards to give effect to the early changes: 

  • reflects new and updated training products from the updated Training and Education (TAE) Training Package 
  • enables people who hold an education degree to be engaged as trainers and/or assessors 
  • enables people actively working towards the Certificate IV or Diploma from the TAE Training Package to deliver training and contribute to assessment under supervision  
  • enables broader use of industry experts 
  • aligns with recent changes to the Fit and Proper Person Requirements 
  • makes minor clarifications and amendments. 

For details of key changes and FAQs visit the DEWR website

Guidance has been updated and released on ASQA’s website.  

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