What are the High Growth Course Areas for VET in 2019 and Beyond?

What are the High Growth Course Areas for VET in 2019 and Beyond?

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 Jobs and Small Business…

Why Are RTOs Complaining About Proposed “Amount of Training” Requirements?
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Why Are RTOs Complaining About Proposed “Amount of Training” Requirements?

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 ASQA released their recommendations on the amount of training and unduly short courses. I…

Effective Instructional Design Method for Training Organisations – ADDIE Model
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Effective Instructional Design Method for Training Organisations – ADDIE Model

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 that shares our quality instructional design process. I hope this helps those wishing to embark on a course…

Massive EOFY Resource Sale!!
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Massive EOFY Resource Sale!!

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 in quality training materials before the End of Financial Year, and claim their tax deductions…

Great News for a Strong Vocational Education Sector!
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Great News for a Strong Vocational Education Sector!

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 of the much-publicised VET Fee Help debacle, shines a radiant light, that light is the job outcomes for…

What are the Growth Occupations for VET to 2020?
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What are the Growth Occupations for VET to 2020?

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 are expected to come from the VET sector, as we head towards 2020. RTOs should be moving now to ensure they are well positioned to assist in…

TAE40116 Transition – ASQA’s disaster waiting to happen?

TAE40116 Transition – ASQA’s disaster waiting to happen?

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 TAE40116 to the tens of thousands of…

Unexpected $1.5 Billion in New Funding for Vocational Education in Australia – Budget 2017

Unexpected $1.5 Billion in New Funding for Vocational Education in Australia – Budget 2017

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 skilled migration and industries identified as growth areas in the future. There is…