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


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


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
Andrew Laming – VET


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


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 The BSB42615 has been superseded by the BSB42618 Certificate IV in New Business ...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
ASQA – Quality Indicator Reporting


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


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
TAE40116 Extension Failed


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
Amount of Training1


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