Ms Saxon Rice, ASQA Acting Chief Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer, recently released a communication to the VET sector.
The Australian Government has announced significant reforms to the VET sector including a new VET Stakeholder Committee and plans to expand ASQA’s role to provide more education to providers.
The Federal Court has ordered a Tasmanian man to pay significant penalties for providing a VET course without registration and for issuing qualifications that were not genuine.
The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet has published a new report following an independent review of the VET sector to examine ways to deliver skilled workers for a stronger economy.
Public consultation is underway to help inform actions ASQA might take to recognise and support continuous improvement and better engage the sector in a collaborative approach to regulation.
Three ex-employees of a former RTO are among nine people arrested following a joint operation led by NSW Police.
On 28 November 2018, the Australian Government announced an independent review of the VET sector.
The Federal Court has ordered a Queensland training company and its director to pay significant penalties for continuing to represent itself as a RTO—and issue qualifications—after ASQA did not renew its registration.
ASQA welcomes the conviction of four people involved in creating false student records and other documents.
New figures predict a 5.2 per cent increase in completion rates for those who commenced a Certificate I or above in 2016.