Sector alerts help stakeholders stay up-to-date on emerging issues and important information.
Scam warning: ‘virtual kidnapping’ scam targets Chinese students
The Australian Federal Police and Department of Home Affairs have raised awareness about a ‘virtual kidnapping’ scam affecting Chinese students.
Bogus VET qualifications
In carrying out our intelligence gathering, investigation and monitoring work, we occasionally come across bogus or fraudulent qualification documents.
Bogus Aust Skills System Pty Ltd trading as Auskills Training (former RTO 41163) statements of attainment and qualifications
Through ASQA’s investigation work we have confirmed the issuance of several bogus First Aid statements of attainment and Early Childhood Education and Care qualifications purportedly issued by Auskills Training.
Delivery to international students, including unethical practices of third-party education agents, continues to be a regulatory priority for AQSA and a focus across government.
How to help your students affected by cyber incidents
Over recent months, there have been multiple cyber incidents affecting the community. These events may have impacted your students.
Sector alert: Provider responsibilities when using education agents
ASQA has identified international student delivery as one of the Regulatory Risk Priorities for 2022-23 and is working in partnership across government to detect and deter non-genuine providers and safeguard the integrity of the international VET market.
Provider toolkit available to assist with helping international students learn about their workplace rights
The Department of Education has developed a suite of resources to help international students learn about their workplace rights while studying in Australia.
Scam targeting mandarin speakers
Since late March 2018 there has been a notable spike in scams targeting the Chinese-Australian community.
Scam warning: fake ‘virtual kidnapping’ scam targets Chinese Australians
The Australian Federal Police (AFP) is warning the public about a complex new international scam targeting the Chinese community in Australia.
Email scam alert
ASQA has received a number of calls regarding a possible email scam using the details listed on training.gov.au.