Changes to the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act

Changes to the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act
From 1 July 2020, key changes to the requirements for RTOs include: more opportunity to provide ASQA with a remedy for non-compliance and in turn, ASQA will consult with the sector on their approach to undertakings to remedy; ASQA may request information to be provided by RTOs by email or in a particular electronic file format; ASQA can now cancel a VET qualification or statement of attainment without first directing the RTO to do so; ASQA can now instruct that VET student records be provided in a specified electronic format by RTOs.

 

COAG SKILLS COUNCIL ENDORSES TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS TRAINING PACKAGE

COAG SKILLS COUNCIL ENDORSES TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS TRAINING PACKAGE

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Skills Council has endorsed the Transport and Logistics Training Package (Release 6.0) for implementation.

Updates to the Transport and Logistics Training Package take account of new technology affecting job roles in all parts of the transport and logistics sector. Specific changes address new regulatory requirements, skill needs for changing work practices, and digital technologies concerning:
The approved Training Package materials are now available on training.gov.au
The Transport and Logistics and Rail Industry Reference Committees thank the subject matter experts on the Technical Advisory Committees and all stakeholders who provided valuable feedback.

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