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BSB2020ArticleRelease_10202020-03

22

Oct2020
The New BSB v7.0 Training Package is Now Available on training.gov.au! The Business Services Training Package is undergoing sweeping changes to its qualifications and units of competency this year. The new 2020 BSB training package supersedes nearly every qualification and unit in the training package, and many are ... Read More
Article_Banners_10072020-02

06

Oct2020
This article was updated on 23rd November 2020 to include additional information from the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). What Should I Know About the New CHC33015 Update? The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support Release 4.0 already took effect on 8 September 2020. RTOs are to cease ... Read More
CLR_Article_09152020-01

11

Sep2020
Deliver the New HLTINFCOV001 “COVID-19” Unit The Australian Skills Quality Authority has acknowledged the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) approval of the infection control skill sets.   These skill sets are designed to upskill workers in retail (HLTSS00065), food handling (HLTSS00066), and transport and logistics sectors ... Read More
CLR_COVID19_ArticleThumbnail_NEW_06152020-01

24

Mar2020
Tips for Your RTO to Survive COVID-19 As the world responds to COVID-19 (aka novel coronavirus or NCOV), many training organisations are asking themselves how they will get through this coming period of uncertainty. Australia is locking down, closing borders, self-isolating & we may soon ... Read More
Article_Banner_CLR_03192020

02

Mar2020
IMPORTANT UPDATE: The Annual Declaration on Compliance deadline has been moved to April 30, 2020 in light of the COVID-19 outbreak What is the Annual Declaration on Compliance? Your Annual Declaration on Compliance is a statement which confirms your Registered Training Organisation’s compliance, and it serves to notify the Australian ... Read More
Bushfire Relief Fund Donation January 2020

22

Jan2020
We have been watching in horror as more than 10 million hectares (100,000 sq km or 24.7 million acres) of bush, forest and parks have burned across ... Read More
CLR_Article_06052020_fns

24

Nov2019
Looking for opportunities to grow your RTO into new areas of training? Check out the popular FNS40217 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping and Accounting qualification, leading to quality vocational outcomes and opening the door to BAS Agent registration so your students to further their bookkeeping & accounting career. With work opportunities across ... Read More
CLR_Article_06052020_RTOAuto

12

Nov2019
With continuous developments in automotive technology, the need for consistent training has become a necessity for people currently employed or those planning to start a career in this industry. The automotive training resources contained in the various automotive retail, service and repair qualifications aims to address this growing need for ... Read More
CLR_Article_06052020_ASQARen

22

Oct2019
Trainer and Assessor Capability Remains High on ASQA's Top Priorities The quality of training and assessment in RTOs continues to be a major concern for stakeholders and the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). The agency has now made quality of training a focus of ... Read More
CLR_Article_06052020_AUSReform

02

Oct2019
In a joint media release made on Friday 27 September 2019, the Australian Government has announced that it was implementing reforms to the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), the national regulator for Australia's vocational education and training (VET) sector. Highlights The Australian Government announced reforms to the agency responsible for ... Read More
CLR_Article_06052020_ASIC-FSK

30

Sep2019
Big news for RTOs currently delivering or planning to deliver the highly popular Foundations Skills qualifications! The Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) has approved the Case for Endorsement for the FSK training packages with the changes expected to be reflected on the training.gov.au website this October 2019. The Foundation ... Read More
CLR_Article_06052020_CompTP

22

Sep2019
Training packages and accredited courses are the foundations of Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) system. These training packages are used as the basis for developing the training resources and materials delivered by registered training organisations (RTOs). These contain the specific skills and knowledge that industries have identified for individuals ... Read More
CLR_Article_06052020_ASQA-EducSec

14

Sep2019
Australia's International Educational Sector Highlighted in ASQA's Regulatory Strategy 2019-21 Numbers released by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) showed that the total number of international student (studying both onshore and offshore) increased by 10.4% to an estimated 185,300 students. This growing number of overseas students enrolling in ... Read More
WHS Qualification Update

07

Sep2019
AISC Releases 4 Work Health and Safety Qualifications and Creates 7 New Units of Competency The Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) in an earlier communique announced the outcome of its recent meeting held on June 5, 2019. Information released includes details ... Read More
Andrew Laming – VET

06

Sep2019
MP Andrew Laming Criticises ASQA Over RTO Regulation It was certainly not a good day for the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) after it got a stern rebuke from House Representative Andrew Laming for its handling of its regulatory compliance functions over RTOs. The MP criticised the national regulator for ... Read More
CLR_Article_06052020_ASQAStratUD

22

Aug2019
ASQA Regulatory Strategy Updates for Initial Registration and RTO Transfer of Ownership The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) recently released its Regulatory Strategy 2019-2021, setting out the agency’s priorities to 2021. Included in ASQA’s regulatory strategy are the changes in the application process for new Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) and ... Read More
CLR_Article_06052020_BSB42615

06

Aug2019
ASQA Extends Transition Period for BSB42615 Certificate IV in New Small Business ASQA recently announced that it is extending the transition period for BSB42615 Certificate IV in New Small Business. The BSB42615 has been superseded by the BSB42618 Certificate IV in New Business ... Read More
Latest Early Childhood Education Changes CHC30119 and CHC50119

26

Jun2019
Wondering what the latest development on the proposed changes with Children’s Education and Care Training Package? If you’re one of the RTOs currently delivering the various qualifications and units of competency under this training package, then this article can help you get ... Read More
ASQA – Quality Indicator Reporting

21

Jun2019
Don't Miss The 30 June 2019 Deadline To Submit Your Quality Indicator Data 30 June 2019 - Submit your 2018 quality indicator data to qidata@asqa.gov.au The next item on the all-important checklist is for RTOs to submit their 2018 ... Read More
Guide to Contextualising Training Resources

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May2019
What is Contextualisation of Training Resources? I am often asked by RTO stakeholders to explain how to contextualise training resources. So I have decided to provide a really comprehensive guide on the subject to assist RTOs in producing better training. In this article, ... Read More
WHS Training Resources

29

May2019
What are the WHS Job Opportunities? In 2001 the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 was introduced to ensure the safety of all workers in the workplace. It provides the guidelines for promoting and protecting the health ... Read More
Aged Care Training Resources

14

May2019
Ageing Population Creates Massive Job Growth In Aged Care With Australia’s growing senior population, the need for more aged care workers has made it one of the fastest growing industries in the health sector. Aged care training resources help to ... Read More
Customer Service Training Resources

07

May2019
Five Reasons Customer Service Training Is Critical For Success With everything equal, great customer service is the standard that separates businesses from the competition. And in some cases, it can even give them an advantage over a competitor ... Read More
Childhood Care Training Resources

02

May2019
According to  Job Outlook, an online information service by the Australian Government Department of Jobs and Small Business, the number of Child Carers are projected to grow from 156,300 in 2018 to 183,900 by 2023. This represents 184,000 job openings over the next five years or about 36,800 jobs ... Read More
TAE40116 Extension Failed

01

Apr2019
The Lastest on TAE40116 Blunders Well, it was no surprise to me when I received the Department of Education and Training memo outlining the extension to the requirements for Trainers and Assessors to June 30 2019. Many of you may know that I have been very vocal in my critique about ... Read More
RTO-Reg-Cancelled

25

Mar2019
If you thought that ASQA's regulatory action in 2017 was bad, you will be shocked to see the statistics for 2018. RTOs must focus on quality training and particularly assessment practice now more than ever, or risk the very real likelihood of ... Read More
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Feb2019
Great question right? The good news is that demand for VET skills in a number of occupations is looking really strong over the next 5 years. Ensuring your RTO is positioned to deliver training in these areas will help secure your sustainability and relevance in 2019 and beyond. The Department of ... Read More
CLR_Article_06052020_VETCourse

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Feb2019
ASQA announced that it will be making changes to the application process for initial accreditation of VET courses. This change they say is to ensure that proper consultation is made with concerned members and stakeholders of the industry even during the early stages of the creation of VET courses. The ... Read More
CLR_Article_06222020_2

27

Mar2018
6 Critical Steps to Choosing Quality Learning Resource Buying training materials for your new course is one of the most critical decisions you will make as an RTO. This decision has massive implications for your RTO's ... Read More
TAE40116-Disaster1

16

Oct2017
The ASQA TAE40116 Disaster!!
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by Scott Rogers / / Uncategorised
Who Will Train The Trainers of the Future and NOW? Is the VET industry sinking while TAE40116 students are left high and dry, without enough RTOs to help? Five months after my first article on ASQAs extremely poor management of TAE40116 addition to scope ... Read More
Amount of Training1

25

Aug2017
I have been wondering lately, why so many VET professionals and RTOs have been so proactive in voicing their serious concerns with the new "amount of training" and "volume of learning" requirements for RTOs. Most of these concerns have come about since ... Read More
CLR_Article_06052020_ADDIE

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Jun2017
Leading Effective Instructional Design in Vocational Education and Training We often get asked about our instructional design process and how our learning resources provide such quality learning and assessment outcomes. This was my motivation for writing an article ... Read More
LR Super Sale

16

Jun2017
Hurry! Only a few days left to take advantage of our best Learning Resource Prices of 2017!! and claim back the tax in July![1] Right now, Australian RTOs and TAFESs are seizing this last short window of opportunity to invest ... Read More
VET Winner for Jobs

04

Jun2017
Great News for a Strong Vocational Education Sector! Finally, a great news story for the Vocational Education and Training (VET) Sector, with really promising statistics coming out of the Australian Jobs 2016 Report. Out of the shadows ... Read More
Top 5 Projected Growth Occupations

25

May2017
Who will the winners be? That's a really good question! The exciting news for Vocational Education and Training (VET) is that many of the occupations with the most growth ... Read More
TAE40116 Disaster

17

May2017
Does anyone else have the same feeling I do? A feeling that there is a real disaster looming?  What happens when we reach the end of transition for TAE40110 on fast approaching 05 October 2017? The critical question I have been pondering is who is going to deliver ... Read More
ASQA Regulatory Decisions 2017

14

May2017
ASQA's increased regulatory action poses a massive threat to those RTO's who do not have an adequate focus on delivering quality training and assessment. Now, more than ever, RTOs must have quality assurance systems in place to ensure they remain compliant with the Standards. Compliant Learning Resources completed an analysis of ... Read More
Budget 2017

10

May2017
In a surprise 2017 Budget announcement from the Federal Government, $1.5 billion will be allocated to vocational training over the next four years, in an aim to deliver 300,000 new apprentices and trainees. This new program will focus on occupations that have a reliance on ... Read More