Vivacity Update – ASQA Audits – May 2019

ASQA Audits… is it a case of being over regulated? Since ASQA’s inception in 2011 we have experienced a roller coaster ride of changes and challenges to the ASQA Audit model, from the personal interpretation of the legislation by ASQA Auditors, to changes in the way ASQA are regulating through Audits. From our experience, it…

Vivacity Update – TAE Deadline Extended

TAE40116 DEADLINE EXTENDED – 1 JULY 2019 The deadline for Trainers/Assessors to upgrade to TAE40116, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, has been postponed from 1 April 2019 to 1 July 2019. It states on the DET website that “Feedback from the vocational education and training (VET) sector revealed that some registered training organisations (RTOs)…

Vivacity Update – Quality Indicator Report

This is a courtesy reminder that your Quality Indicator Report is due to be submitted by no later than next week, this applies to EVERYONE who is registered as an RTO, whether you have had any students or not. You must submit your quality indicator data reports in full to qidata@asqa.gov.au by close of business…

New Process for Initial Registration

On 1 May 2018 ASQA announced that they will be “increasing scrutiny on new applications for registration from 1 July 2018”. This announcement certainly sent shockwaves through the RTO/CRICOS community, with many people contacting Vivacity to find out how it will impact on them. Yesterday (23 May 2018) the Vivacity team attended the ASQA Briefing session…

5 Mistakes RTO's Make

Top 5 Mistakes RTO’s Regularly Make

Time and again we have clients who come to us, who are in a state of panic over managing their compliance and meeting the regulatory requirements. Top 5 mistakes, in a snapshot… Hiring the wrong trainers and assessors Often RTO’s do not have sufficient trainers to deliver their training, who have the required experience and…

Vivacity Coaching

Auditors Desk – June 2015

Here we are now, six months in from the implementation of the new Standards for RTO’s. Since the beginning of the year we have conducted 17 Mock Audits and attended 12 ASQA Audits, its been a busy year to say the least. The great news is that our policies, procedures and documentation has been 100% compliant…

Vivacity Coaching

Auditors Desk – May 2015

We have had an excellent response from ASQA with our new policies and procedures, which have been written against the new Standards for RTO’s 2015. So far this year we have had 7 ASQA Audits, with our policies and procedures being 100% compliant at all audits so far, this is a great achievement that we…

Vivacity Coaching

Auditors Desk – FEB15

We have successfully attended 2 ASQA audits this year where our clients were audited against the new standards, I am happy to report that our polices, procedures and documentation were 100% compliant!!! Following over six months of rewriting our polices and procedures against the new 2015 Standards for Registered Training Organisations, as well as attending…