ASQA has recently approved a further extended transition period for CPP30115 Certificate III in Urban Pest Management. The extended training, assessment, and certification issuance period for this qualification ends on 29 September 2021. ASQA had previously extended this qualification for all learners until 29 March 2021 and for Western Australian cohorts until 29 September 2021.
ASQA has recently approved an extended transition period for CSC40115 Certificate IV in Correctional Practice Release 2. The extended training, assessment and certification issuance period for this qualification ends on 3 August 2021.
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 Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
ASQA has extended the transition period of 10 superseded MEM qualifications, on 21 August 2020 until 31 December 2021.
The legislative changes will affect how ASQA publishes current and historic information regarding RTOs, and improve ASQA’s ability to quickly respond to regulatory breaches. Over the next 12 months, changes to legislation will come into effect to support recent amendments to the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act (NVR Act).
Read more here: https://www.asqa.gov.au/news-events/news/changes-national-vocational-education-and-training-regulator-regulations
Sixteen Cases for Endorsement, including three resubmission Cases for Endorsement, were approved by the Committee for referral to Ministers for endorsement:
Read more here: https://www.aisc.net.au/hub/aisc-communique-12-august-2020-meeting
The Queensland government says it will be stamping out registered training providers that don’t meet required standards as it announces it has ended agreements with 60 entities.
The inaugural meeting of the ASQA Stakeholder Liaison Group (SLG) was held on 28 July 2020 via national video conference. The purpose of the SLG is to engage and consult with providers (including VET sector consultants) on ASQA’s approach to engagement and education, and to identify and respond to key issues facing providers.
Read more here: https://www.asqa.gov.au/resources/other/asqa-stakeholder-liaison-group-communique-july-2020