An ASQA investigation into misrepresentation of vocational education training (VET) courses has led to a conviction and $10,000 fine for Qualify Me! Pty Ltd in the NSW Local Court.
Registered training organisations are being encouraged to apply for funding through the latest round of the Tasmanian Government’s Apprentice and Trainee Training Fund (User Choice), with applications now open. The fund provides subsidies through grants to significantly reduce the cost of providing quality training and assessment for nationally recognised qualifications.
A former Australian rock band member and an ex-professional rugby league player are among 77 regional winners named in an online ceremony for this year’s Queensland Training Awards.
Opposition leader Peter Malinauskas and his entire Labor party have voted against legislation to significantly reform and modernise South Australia’s training system.
Vice-Chancellors from Australia’s six dual-sector universities have today released their response to the interim report of the Productivity Commission’s review of the National Agreement on Skills and Workforce Development (NASWD).
Less than half of all women in the workforce with vocational education and training certificates earn enough to repay their student loans according to the report, Skills for recovery: The vocational education system we need post-COVID-19 recently released by the Mitchell Institute at Victoria University.
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.