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Regulatory decisions update

31 August 2016

The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) advises that it has made the following regulatory decisions:

Cancellation of registration as a provider of vocational education and training (VET) services:

Refusal/part-refusal of application to re-register provider of VET services:

  • RII-Resource & Infrastructure Skills Centre Pty Ltd (RTO 32326) trading as RII Skills Centre – reject the following parts of the application for renewal of registration:
    • TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
    • AHC30110 Certificate III in Agriculture
    • FPI30113 Certificate III in Forest Growing and Management
    • FWP30116 Certificate III in Forest Growing and Management

and any new training package product that would be automatically added to the scope of registration because it is equivalent to ones which appears above. Decision to take effect from 21 September 2016.

Suspension/part-suspension of registration as a provider of VET services:

  • House of Learning Pty Ltd (RTO 21583) trading as Builders Academy Australia - suspension of CPC50308 Diploma of Building and Construction Management and any new equivalent training package product that would be automatically added from scope of registration. Decision to take effect from 4 September 2016.

Click on the hyperlink to see the full published information of each provider.

ASQA - the national vocational education and training (VET) regulator - has taken these decisions following regulatory scrutiny of each training provider. ASQA contends that each provider has not operated consistently with the requirements of the VET Quality Framework, which all registered training organisations are required to satisfy as a condition of registration.

Review rights

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. In all cases, 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.