Maintaining National Standards: The Prime Attention for RTOs’ Survival

Nice post on RTO standards and compliance from Skynet Education

Skynet Education

Australia precisely brags about developing a vocational and training system which is truly national and world-class. The system works through some training providers known as Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) to deliver high quality nationally recognised and accredited trainings and qualifications. The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) as the core national regulator determines the registration of the RTOs while ensures that the existing RTOs do not drop the set quality standards.

To monitor and uphold the standard of trainings and qualifications provided by RTOs, the Australian Govt. has set up quality assurance principles called The Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) to be strictly complied by RTOs. The maintenance of RTO compliance is a great challenge for those training institutions to remain functional.  Any violation of AQTF condition may incur legal action or even suspension of the registration. So RTOs should be vigilant all the time with regard to…

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