Standards for RTOs 2015 – New clauses that come into effect from 1 January 2017 for TAE delivery

19 December 2016

From 1 January 2017, Clause 1.23 and 1.24 of the Standards for RTOs 2015 come into effect. These Clauses only relate to delivery of the following training products:

  • TAE40110/TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • TAESS00001/TAESS00011 Assessor Skill Set
  • TAESS00010 Advanced Assessor Skill Set.

If your RTO has any of the above training products on scope, you must comply with the requirements of clauses 1.23 and 1.24 from 1 January 2017.

Clause 1.23 (a) requires all trainers and assessors delivering the training products specified above to hold one of the following qualifications:

  • TAE50111/TAE50116 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training
  • TAE50211/TAE50216 Diploma of Training Design and Development, or
  • a higher level qualification in adult education.

If a trainer does not hold one of the qualifications listed above, Clause 1.23 (b) and Clause 1.24 requires the trainer to:

  • hold TAE40110/TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • work under the supervision of a trainer/assessor that meets the requirements of Clause 1.23 (a), and
  • not determine assessment outcomes.
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