Message from the CEO (25 April 2022)

Message from the CEO We welcome you to our April edition of the VET sector magazine. We are pleased to announce that we will be releasing a new version of our flagship product, CAQA Labs in May. This product will be made available as a standalone software solution and also as part of our Information […]

Blended learning – The best of online and offline learning

Blended learning is a teaching approach that combines both online and offline learning. It offers the best of both worlds – the flexibility and convenience of online learning, combined with the personal touch and social interaction of offline learning. This approach has many benefits, including the ability to cater to different learning styles and providing […]

Interview with Forensic Auditor and CEO of VETPrep Australia – Alex Schroder

Alex is Australia’s leading VET Compliance Specialist, Forensic Auditor, and the CEO of VETPrep Australia. With qualifications Law, Commerce, Marketing, Management, Business, Quality Assurance and Strategic Leadership, Alex’s expertise is unsurpassed. She is the creator of the Certificate IV in RTO Compliance, Diploma of RTO Compliance Management, The RTO Standards Unpacked! and other courses. Alex […]

Practical demonstration – What to look for?

When observing a student during a practical demonstration, it is important to focus on both their technical ability and their methodology. For example, you should pay attention to whether the student is using proper technique when carrying out tasks, and whether they are following the correct steps in the demonstration. Additionally, it is also important […]

CAQA Analysis on NCVER’s Research Report – The four features of high-quality VET delivery.

It is widely accepted that high-quality vocational education and training (VET) is essential for achieving positive outcomes for both individuals and industry. However, there is still much debate about what factors make up a high-quality VET offering. In this article, we explore some of the key factors that registered training organisations (RTOs) should consider when […]

The Australian VET system is eroding, fragmenting, and dysfunctional.

New research is showing that Australia’s VET system displays indicators of erosion, fragmentation, and dysfunction. According to the findings of the study, conducted by the Australia Institute’s Centre for Future Work, profound and long-standing flaws with Australia’s vocational education and training system have not been remedied – and in some cases, have deteriorated. A senior […]

Strategic Review into First Aid units of competency in Western Australia

The Training Accreditation Council’s risk management approach to regulation is to consider the risks to the quality of vocational education and training outcomes on an ongoing basis. Underpinned by the Council’s Risk Framework, stakeholders are informed about the Council’s regulatory focus areas via its Regulatory Strategy. The Council’s Focus on Quality: Regulatory Strategy 2021-2023 identifies […]

The RTO complies with all relevant Commonwealth, state, and territorial laws and regulations

Your training organisation must comply with all relevant Commonwealth, state, and territorial laws and regulations. This includes (but is not limited to): The National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 The NVR Act also establishes the National Quality Framework (NQF). The NQF promotes high quality, nationally consistent training and assessment services. It does this […]