ASQA is changing the way of auditing and assessing the performance of VET providers

This month the focus remains on the reforms to ASQA’s regulatory culture and practice. ASQA also covers the recently released survey for its strategic review into Online Learning in VET as well as the exciting new education series, Spotlight On, which offers guidance on compliance for providers. Number of significant improvements to the regulatory approach have … Read more

New approach to student surveys

ASQA and the Department of Education, Skills and Employment (DESE) recognise it is essential for RTOs to maintain feedback systems that enable them to understand and continuously improve their performance and monitor outcomes for students and employers. A new VET student survey has been developed in partnership with DESE and the National Centre for Vocational … Read more

ASQA’s approach to compliance – Consistency, collaboration and continuous improvement

Some major deliverables on reforms to ASQA’s regulatory culture and practices will be seen taking effect from 6 April 2021. In this edit Delivering on ASQAs reforms to regulatory culture and practice Strategic review of online learning survey Launch of ASQAs Focus on compliance, Spotlight On series Reminder to fill out your annual declaration online form by 31 … Read more

Changes to the publication of regulatory decision information

ASQA is beginning to change the way their regulatory decisions are recorded, reported and published, as part of their ongoing reforms. Changes to the National Register ( The way information is published on the National Register ( will change to comply with new legislative requirements from 1 March 2021. The National Register will display: the status of decisions, … Read more

Stay on top of your RTO obligations using our checklist

ASQA have released a 2021 RTO obligations checklist to make it easier for the RTOs to stay on top of their main reporting obligations as a condition of their registration. Make sure that you are approachable Has your CEO’s email address or your registration email address changed in the last year? It is a good idea … Read more

Case Study GCIT

Background GCIT is one of Australia’s leading vocational education and training facilities and the largest in the Gold Coast region with five campuses and enrolments of over 16,000 students annually. As a statutory institute in Queensland’s TAFE network their International Students Centre was struggling with the management of their international students and agents as the … Read more