ASQA Regulatory Decisions: Regulatory Decisions Table

Training providers subject to an adverse regulatory decision have the right to have the decision reviewed. A provider may, in certain circumstances, apply to have ASQA itself reconsider its decision. Where available, providers can apply to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) to have ASQA’s decision reviewed. More information about review options is available on the ASQA […]

ASQA is Increasing Scrutiny on New Applications

ASQA’s 2017-18 Regulatory Strategy identified the implementation of stronger controls on new training providers entering the market as a key priority. ASQA receives approximately 500 applications for initial registration each year and on average, rejects around one in four applications for initial registration. To further protect the quality and reputation of the VET and international education sectors, from[…..]

Regulating Offshore Delivery of VET

International education is estimated to represent Australia’s third largest export industry. While the majority of Australia’s international vocational education and training (VET) delivery is to international students based in Australia, the volume of VET delivery to offshore students has grown significantly over the past decade. Deloitte Access Economics (20151) estimated the value of international offshore income to be around[…..]

Student Work/Assessment Retention Requirements

Completed student assessment items mean the actual piece(s) of work completed by a student or evidence of that work, including evidence collected for an RPL process. An assessor’s completed marking guide, criteria, and observation checklist for each student may be sufficient where it is not possible to retain the student’s actual work. However, the retained[…..]