Year: 2018

Why do you enjoy working in the VET Sector?

We asked this question to some of our RTO colleagues, to know what worked for them, how they are contributing positively to the VET sector, and we have captured their responses:  Dr Bryan West is founder and manager of Fortress Learning, RTO. 31974.  Fortress Learning has from its early days emphasised robust delivery of training […]
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Internal audits and why they are important (Part 1 of 5)

This is our first article in the series regarding “Internal audits”. Our main intention is to provide you with the required knowledge and skills, and equip you with the necessary resources to ensure you can audit your organisation against quality frameworks and standards effectively and efficiently.   What are Internal audits? Internal audits are an […]
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Your trainer and assessor files (Part 1 of 5)

Compliance of your trainer records is a must for any Registered Training Organisation. If you do not know what you are looking for, you will always have difficulty finding it. The purpose of this article is to provide you with the required information and resources to ensure you can audit and review your trainer and […]
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Private training colleges face too much scrutiny, says ACPET

Excessive scrutiny of detailed regulatory issues by the national skills regulator is forcing private colleges into legalistic compliance, according to the Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET). ACPET has called for a review of the quality standards for VET following the latest annual report of the Australian Skills Quality Authority. Independent RTOs were […]
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CAQA News (5 Nov 2018)

We are introducing a new section in CAQA News. This section will cover news and information regarding what is happening at CAQA/Career Calling headquarters. Information Technology resources The following resources are now available for purchase. The assessment and learner resources have been developed by subject matter experts from the industry. All resources have been checked […]
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Assessment issues that may impact your RTO audit (Part 2)

This is Part 2 continuing from the previous newsletter. As discussed in Part 1 of this article, there are a number of assessment-related issues that may affect your audit outcome. You should ensure your assessment resources, therefore, meet the following criteria: The context and conditions of assessment. For example, an assessment tool could be developed to cater […]
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Getting to know the VET

VET information at your fingertips NCVER’s VET Knowledge Bank is a key source of reference information about Australia’s VET system. Did you know the VET sector is the largest education sector in Australia? Like most countries, Australia’s VET system is complex and ever-changing. Getting to know VET aims to explain the system via a chart of the key components, […]
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