Month: August 2016

Current VET sector a disgrace: CEDA

  The Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) is calling for a national review of the VET sector, claiming the area has been “significantly weakened” by recent scandals and a lack of focus from the government. CEDA has put forth a number of recommendations to strengthen the sector, hoping the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) will […]
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Heavy penalty for bogus qualification

  A former trainer has been ordered to pay $120,000 for providing her employer with 11 bogus vocational education and training (VET) qualifications, providing another two bogus qualifications to a co-worker and submitting false qualifications to the national regulator as proof of her competency. The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) successfully obtained declarations from the […]
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ASQA Regulatory strategy 2016–17 and ASQA’s Regulatory Risk Framework

    ASQA (Australian Skills Quality Authority), VET regulator has recently released its regulatory strategy for 2016-2017.  ASQA’s Regulatory Risk Framework, which is part of the published Regulatory Strategy outlines how ASQA fulfils its responsibility by managing risk on two levels: 1. operational (provider risk), and 2. strategic (systemic risk)   Provider risk continues to […]
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