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Updated fact sheet and FAQs on third party arrangements

4 November 2019

ASQA has updated its previously published information on third party arrangements to provide further clarification in line with questions received from the VET sector.

The updated information provides scenarios to help providers understand what may or may not be considered a third party arrangement between registered training organisations (RTOs). It also presents modified language to address confusion identified from queries received from the sector.

This includes updates to the fact sheet on third party arrangements and new FAQs:

This information provides clarity and guidance on third party arrangements permitted under the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 (the NVR Act).

ASQA’s guidance on third party arrangements came into effect on 1 September 2019 for new third party arrangements and will take effect on 1 January 2020 for existing arrangements.

RTOs that have questions in relation to the arrangements they have in place should contact the Info Line on 1300 701 801 or email us at enquiries [at] asqa.gov.au.