The objective of this audit is to examine the effectiveness of the Australian Skills Quality Authority’s (ASQA’s) planning and implementation of reform to the regulation of the vocational education and training (VET) sector.
Read more here: https://www.anao.gov.au/work/performance-audit/effectiveness-planning-and-implementation-reform-the-australian-skills-quality-authority
The start of 2021 has marked important changes to our governance arrangements, to ensure we are best equipped with the structure and managerial capacity to effectively regulate the VET sector.
ASQA has recently approved an extended transition period for numerous CPC08 Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package qualifications. The extended training, assessment and certification issuance period for these qualifications ends on 27 November 2022.
ASQA has recently approved an extended transition period for AVI50215 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane) for RTOs delivering the qualification to learners in Victoria. The extended training, assessment and certification issuance period for this qualification ends on 12 August 2021.
The ASQA Stakeholder Liaison Group (SLG) held its third meeting on 23 November via national videoconference.
Read more here: https://www.asqa.gov.au/resources/other/asqa-stakeholder-liaison-group-communique-november-2020
We have released a consultation paper on our draft ASQA Compliance Policy. The consultation paper contains 11 questions that we would like our stakeholders to respond to. One of the key processes we are seeking feedback on is ‘undertakings to remedy’.
Read more here: https://www.asqa.gov.au/news-events/news/asqa-launches-consultation-paper-draft-compliance-policy
The impact of COVID-19 has seen many providers change their delivery practices to keep students and staff safe, while continuing to offer quality training and assessment. We are supporting providers to adapt by publishing new resources in response to their feedback.
Read more here: https://www.asqa.gov.au/news-events/news/new-resources-available-training-and-assessment-workplace
ASQA has recently approved an extended transition period for AHC31316 Certificate III in Sports Turf Management. The extended training, assessment and certification issuance period for this qualification ends on 20 December 2021.