ACPET

Representing quality private education
providers in Australia

WA
ACPET WA 'Meet the Regulator' and Networking Event Edition 600, 20 Apr

              ACPET WA invites you to attend our “Meet the Regulator” opportunity and networking event on Wednesday 29th of April commencing at 3.30pm at the Subiaco Hotel. In addition to introducing you to the Australian Skills Quality Authorit... Read more

Extended transition periods for certain HLT units approved Edition 600, 20 Apr

The ASQA Commissioners have approved the period in which NVR RTOs are permitted to complete the training, assessment and AQF certification documentation issuance for learners undertaking training in the below listed qualifications be extended to 31 December 2018: HLT60112    &nb... Read more

Process Manufacturing Training Package Changes - consultative workshop Edition 600, 20 Apr

Invitation - MSA Workshop - Process Manufacturing Training Package Changes Manufacturing Skills Australia (MSA) is holding a consultative workshop on changes to MSA’s Process Manufacturing Training Packages (MSA, PMA, PMC and PMB). It will cover the revised format requirements for Training Pa... Read more

Contemporary Context for VET in Schools Edition 600, 20 Apr

Members will be aware of recent changes in the policy environment toward integrating VET delivery into secondary schools.  The objective is for secondary students to have more options and opportunities that include pathways into post-school employment.  ACPET is keen to support members wh... Read more

Apply for the 2015 Excellence in Language, Literacy and Numeracy Practice Award Edition 600, 20 Apr

The Excellence in Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Practice Award recognises innovation and excellence by an individual involved in improving LLN skills in an educational, community or workplace context. The Award is one of the 18 awards presented at the 2015 Australian Training Awards, the pe... Read more

NMU Archive
Policy decisions and impacts on vocational education and higher education Edition 599, 13 Apr

Global and National Trends Symposium 2015 Policy decisions and impacts on vocational education and higher education 27 May 2015 • 25 Aberdeen St Northbridge, Perth WA Presented by the Centre for Training Excellence and LH Martin Institute The symposium addresses the impacts of global trends... Read more

ACPET WA at CDAA National Conference Edition 599, 13 Apr

I was pleased to have the opportunity to present at the CDAA National Conference at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Perth last week – speaking on one of the more provocative topics on the conference agenda: Dubious Courses from Dodgy Providers: facts vs fiction.  Careers practitioners from acros... Read more

jobactive to start from 1 July 2015 Edition 599, 13 Apr

The new Employment Services 2015-20 model  (known as the jobactive system) has been released with a start date of 1 July 2015, key elements including: Job Commitment Bonus programme to encourage young, long-term unemployed job seekers aged 18-30 to find and keep a job; Relocation Assistance... Read more

Member webinars - Implementing the ACPET Code of Ethics & Code of Practice for engaging education agents Edition 598, 7 Apr

On 13 March ACPET launched its revised Code of Ethics and new Code of Practice for Engaging Education Agents and we have developed resources for members to use when conducting a self-assesssment in relation to these. To support members in familiarising themselves with the Codes and in using these r... Read more

ACPET WA 'Meet the Regulator' and Networking Event Edition 598, 7 Apr

              ACPET WA invites you to attend our “Meet the Regulator” opportunity and networking event on Wednesday 29th of April commencing at 3.30pm at the Subiaco Hotel. In addition to introducing you to the Australian Skills Quality Authorit... Read more

International education - time for action Edition 598, 7 Apr

As members will be well aware, Western Australia continues to shrink its share of the education services export market while the proactive approach of other states is delivering positive results. ACPET continues to seek appropriate recognition for the industry as part of a broader trade and develop... Read more

ACPET WA 'Meet the Regulator' and Networking Event Edition 597, 30 Mar

ACPET WA invites you to attend our “Meet the Regulator” opportunity and networking event on Wednesday 29th of April commencing at 3.30pm at the Subiaco Hotel. In addition to introducing you to the Australian Skills Quality Authority’s (ASQA) WA Regional Manager Compliance, the mee... Read more

Standards for RTOs 2015 - Commencement Date, Transition Arrangements and Release of the Users' Guide Edition 597, 30 Mar

New Standards for VET Regulation - Commencement Date and Transition Arrangements for RTOs RTOs are advised that following amendments to the Vocational Education and Training (General) Regulations 2009, the commencement date for the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015 is Mond... Read more

Traineeship Variation - Feedback Request Edition 597, 30 Mar

The Financial, Administrative & Professional Services Training Council (FAPSTC) would like to request your feedback regarding requests for variations to two traineeships: Certificate III in Business Certificate III in Business Administration The requested variation is to allow the qualifi... Read more

WA Training Awards 2015 - Now Open Edition 597, 30 Mar

The Department of Training and Workforce Development's WA Training Awards recognise and reward outstanding achievements of apprentices, trainees and vocational students, and the contribution to training made by trainers, training organisations and employers. There are 13 categories in the WA Tr... Read more

Funding Grants for Women in the Education Sector Edition 597, 30 Mar

        In 2015 Women & Leadership Australia is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across all sectors. From March 2015 the initiative will provide women in the Education Sector with grants for leadership development. More spe... Read more

NCVER Survey on RTO role of RTOs in delivering programs for school leavers Edition 597, 30 Mar

You're invited to participate in an important survey on the role of private RTOs in delivering programs for 15 to 19 year old School Leavers. This research is funded by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) and is being conducted by a team of researchers from the Br... Read more

Member webinars - Implementing the ACPET Code of Ethics & Code of Practice for engaging education agents Edition 597, 30 Mar

On 13 March ACPET launched its revised Code of Ethics and new Code of Practice for Engaging Education Agents and we have developed resources for members to use when conducting a self-assesssment in relation to these. To support members in familiarising themselves with the Codes and in using these r... Read more

Access the free ACPET-NDCO resource to build confidence in enrolling learners with Disability Edition 597, 30 Mar

ACPET has developed an online resource, in collaboration with the NDCO network, the SA Equal Employment Commission, and the SA Training and Disability Advocate, to support education and training providers in the process of enrolling learners with disability and meeting their needs, in line with legi... Read more

Last chance - Preparing to lodge a successful application for a VET Training Award Edition 596, 23 Mar

Nominations for the VET Training Awards in your State or Territory have either already oepned or are opening very soon. The vocational education and training (VET) Awards celebrate quality, excellence and innovation in training. They acknowledge and reward both individuals and organisations that ex... Read more

FFTI Training Council - Board of Management Positions Vacant Edition 596, 23 Mar

The Food, Fibre and Timber Industries (FFTI) Training Council has vacancies on their Board of Management.  FFTI are seeking enthusiastic people who have a good understanding of the issues facing industry, particularly from a skills and workforce perspective. A working knowledge of vocational e... Read more

Register for AUSTRADE consultations in your city Edition 596, 23 Mar

Austrade invites education and training oprganisations in the international education sector, to develop Australian International Education (AIE) 2025, a long-term market development strategy for the next decade. AIE 2025 aims to maximise the sector’s contribution to Australia’s future... Read more

Member webinars - Implementing the ACPET Code of Ethics & Code of Practice for engaging education agents Edition 596, 23 Mar

On 13 March ACPET launched its revised Code of Ethics and new Code of Practice for Engaging Education Agents and we have developed resources for members to use when conducting a self-assesssment in relation to these. To support members in familiarising themselves with the Codes and in using these r... Read more

TAC approves ACPET Tuition Assurance Scheme Edition 595, 16 Mar

Among the financial management obligations placed on registered training organizations is a requirement to comply with measures to protect student fees paid in advance, where those exceed the regulated threshold, from any individual student. The Training Accreditation Council (TAC) has advised ACPE... Read more

Endeavour Mobility Grants open in April for VET & H Ed students to study overseas Edition 595, 16 Mar

The Endeavour Mobility Grants for 2016 will open in April for VET or Higher Education( Masters or Undergraduate) students to study, train or gain experience overseas in the short term or for longer periods. There are six programs for students to choose from, including Student Exchanges, langua... Read more

Access the free ACPET-NDCO resource to build confidence in enrolling learners with Disability Edition 595, 16 Mar

ACPET has developed an online resource, in collaboration with the NDCO network, the SA Equal Employment Commission, and the SA Training and Disability Advocate, to support education and training providers in the process of enrolling learners with disability and meeting their needs, in line with legi... Read more

Duty of Care and VET in Schools Edition 594, 9 Mar

ACPET would like to alert members with an interest in VET in Schools to work being undertaken by the Department of Education that relates to duty of care policies, to be expanded to include Training With External Registered Training Organisations Procedures. Essentially, the procedures require that... Read more

Scholarship program targets women in non-traditional industries and trades Edition 594, 9 Mar

ACPET is pleased to note the announcement of a new State Government scholarship program to encourage women into trade and industry areas with low female participation.  This covers a wide range of industries - agriculture, automotive, aviation, construction, food, electrical, engineering, marit... Read more

Calling for expressions of interest from Expert facilitators of Professional Development - VET, H Ed, ELICOS Edition 594, 9 Mar

ACPET is planning to expand its existing suite of Professional Development (PD) to the tertiary education and training sector and to present both online and face to face PD across the country. To do this, ACPET is seeking to add to its current team of experienced facilitators by seeking expressions... Read more

Endeavour Mobility Grants open in April for VET & H Ed students to study overseas Edition 594, 9 Mar

The Endeavour Mobility Grants for 2016 will open in April for VET or Higher Education( Masters or Undergraduate) students to study, train or gain experience overseas in the short term or for longer periods. There are six programs for students to choose from, including Student Exchanges, langua... Read more

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