Industry Currency for Trainers – Standard 1.13

If an RTO’s trainer is not currently working in the industry they are training in, is an RTO non-compliant? This is a very important question. Standard 1.13 states that trainers and assessors must have current industry skills and knowledge – the key word being current. Many RTOs have trainers and assessors with a lot of experience […]

Clause 1.7. Supporting the Needs of Individual Students

Standards for RTOs 2015 – Clause 1.7 ‘The RTO determines the support needs of individual learners and provides access to the educational and support services necessary for the individual learner to meet the requirements of the training product as specified in training packages or VET accredited courses.’ What are support services? ‘Support Services’ include being able to […]

Extension of transition period – training products endorsed between September 2015 to March 2016

You may be aware that there has been a transition to the Standards for Training Packages. This has led to a higher than normal number of revised training products being endorsed by the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) in the last 6 months. Standard 1.26 a of the Standards for RTOs 2015 discusses what […]