The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) has approved an extension to the transition period for the FDF30710 Certificate III in Retail Baking (Combined), FDF30510 Certificate III in Retail Baking (Cake and Pastry) and FDF30610 Certificate III in Retail Baking (Bread).
The extended training, assessment and certification issuance period for these qualifications will end on 31 December 2019. Please be aware all future students should be enrolled in the replacement FBP qualifications.
- FBP30517 Certificate III in Baking
- FBP30417 Certificate III in Bread Baking
- FBP30317 Certificate III in Cake and Pastry
ASQA, the national vocational education and training (VET) regulator, is empowered in certain circumstances to approve transition periods longer than those detailed in Clauses 1.26 (a), (b) and (c) of the Standards for Registered Training Providers (RTOs) 2015.
ASQA considers applications for a longer transition period where it can be demonstrated that there would be genuine disadvantage to a cohort of learners if such an extension was not approved.
Where ASQA has approved an extended transition period, that arrangement applies to all RTOs delivering the specific training product to the identified learner cohort (e.g. plumbing apprentices in a specific jurisdiction where the qualification has been superseded), regardless of who made the application.
If you have any questions regarding this decision, please contact transitionrequest [at] asqa.gov.au