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Regulatory updates

12 January 2018

The revised National Code seeks to uphold Australia's international reputation for providing high-quality education and training services.

12 January 2018

New standards for English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) have been developed by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training.

19 April 2017

The updated National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2017 came into effect on 10 April 2017.

19 December 2016

From 1 January 2017, Clause 1.23 and 1.24 of the Standards for RTOs 2015 come into effect.

1 July 2016

From 1 July 2016. These amendments designate ASQA as the ESOS agency for some providers.

23 December 2015

Additional clauses in the Standards for RTOs 2015 (the Standards) come into effect for all RTOs from 1 January 2016.

26 November 2014

ASQA has developed a strategy for transitioning to the Standards for RTOs 2015.

12 November 2014

ASQA is currently developing comprehensive information about the transition to the new RTO standards.

24 October 2014

On 26 September 2014, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Industry and Skills Council agreed to new regulatory standards for training providers and regulators.

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