Training and assessment
ASQA announced as national training package assurance body
The Australian Government has decided (in consultation with states and territories) that the Training Package Assurance function will not transition to the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).
Congratulating Australian Training Awards winners and finalists
ASQA congratulates the winners and finalists of the 2021 Australian Training Awards (ATA)!
Spotlight On: assessment validation
This month we continued to share weekly chapters in the latest Spotlight On series, aiming to assist providers to better understand how to enhance their practice when it comes to validating assessment.
Tip of the month: Industry currency, trainers and assessors
Did you know that a trainer or assessor’s industry currency can come from volunteer work as well as paid work?
Webinar: Spotlight On assessment validation
Join us for our second Spotlight On webinar with a focus on assessment validation. The webinar will provide a live forum to discuss assessment validation and the important role it plays.
The launch of our Spotlight On series
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.
New resources available - Training and assessment in the workplace
ASQA has developed guidance to assist providers to deliver practical training and assessment in the workplace or under simulation.
BSB training package v7.0 explained
The BSB training package has undergone a significant update with the release of v7.0.
Opt-in pre-approval for newly endorsed first aid units of competency
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.
Update—Implementation of the infection control training skill sets
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.