ASQA is changing, and our website is too. The most up to date information on our reforms and approach to regulation can be found on our regulatory practice page. We appreciate your patience as we complete a thorough review of our website during April. If you have any feedback, please contact us.

Coronavirus

ASQA has developed guidance to assist providers to deliver practical training and assessment in the workplace or under simulation.

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On 9 June 2020, ASQA published information about a new unit of competency and related skill sets for infection control training from the HLT Training Package that had been endorsed by the AISC in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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On Wednesday 1 July 2020, ASQA hosted a webinar on resumption planning: continuing delivery in a changed world.

Resumption planning webinar

As part of the Australian government financial relief measures announced in April, annual registration charges for 2020-21 are being waived.

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ASQA is aware that it is a challenging time for VET providers seeking to continue to provide quality VET outcomes in a period of unprecedented social and economic uncertainty.

The AISC has subsequently provided a further statement on the use of the contextualisation advice.

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ASQA has determined that it will not take regulatory action against providers that are unable to submit their 2019 quality indicator data.

On Wednesday 27 May 2020, ASQA hosted a webinar to provide information and guidance on remaining compliant when delivering courses via distance learning.

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ASQA acknowledges the approval of new skill sets on infection control to upskill workers and manage risks arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.

In preparation for staff and students returning during the coming months, we’ve highlighted some resources to help you create a safe work and training place.

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