How does quality assurance differ from compliance (Part 3)

In this third and final part of our “compliance and quality assurance,” articles, we are continuing to discuss compliance and quality assurance requirements, standards, expectations and the differences between them. How does quality assurance differ from compliance? It can be overwhelming trying to keep track of all your organisation’s compliance obligations. That’s why many businesses […]

Different phases of assessment and learner validation processes (Part 1)

In this article, we will discuss different phases of validation processes that you should be following in your RTO to ensure you meet regulatory requirements and industry expectations. Validation of RTO assessment resources You must validate all your assessment resources to ensure they meet the principles of assessment, rules of evidence, training package requirements, regulatory […]

VET Industry News 11-Apr-2019

Strengthening Skills: Expert Review of Australia’s Vocational Education and Training System On 28 November 2018, the Prime Minister announced an independent review of Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) sector to examine ways to deliver skilled workers for a stronger economy. The review was led by the Honourable Steven Joyce, a former New Zealand Minister […]

Can I sue ASQA for damages?

Published with written permission from the author.  Reference: Zhouand, Z. (2019, April 09). Can I sue ASQA for damages? Retrieved April 09, 2019, from In the current environment, an increasing number of people feel that they and their Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) have suffered loss and damage due to what they believe are wrongful acts […]

CAQA New Resources (11 Apr 2019)

New 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 by external validators to ensure they comply with training package requirements and industry expectations. ICT10115 Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology […]