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Training and assessment

We have launched our Spotlight On series, which forms part of a new program called Focus on compliance to offer providers an ongoing, sector-specific resource about key VET and CRICOS compliance requirements.


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

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The BSB training package has undergone a significant update with the release of v7.0.

On 12 August 2020 the AISC endorsed the release of new versions of eight first aid units of competency within the HLT Health Training Package.

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

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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.

ASQA has launched the second of its videos made in collaboration with the vocational education and training sector to explain common regulatory questions.

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ASQA has two important notices for all RTOs delivering or planning to deliver HLTAID003 Provide First Aid or other first aid–related units.

The requirement for trainers and assessors to hold updated qualifications will now come into effect on 1 July 2019.

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