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Introducing the ACPET Quality Support Team Edition 548, 7 Apr

At their March meeting the ACPET Board agreed to the introduction of a new initiative designed explicitly to support members deal with the complexity of the compliance burden. Commencing 1 July 2014, the way in which ACPET supports its members will change radically through the introduction of the A... Read more


An update from the Board Edition 548, 7 Apr

Dear ACPET members The Board met in Canberra at the end of March and had a very productive meeting. We have endorsed a new strategic plan for ACPET for the period 2014 – 2016 which will shortly be available on the ACPET website. I am pleased to advise that it puts a much stronger focus on our... Read more


Minister Pyne to deliver keynote address at ACPET Higher Education Symposium Edition 548, 7 Apr

The annual ACPET Higher Education Symposium will this year be held in Sydney on 22 May 2014. Higher education providers must be innovative and responsive to the needs of students and business by maintaining academic rigour and delivering high quality education. Within this context, the ACPET 2014... Read more

Financing women business owners for international growth Edition 548, 7 Apr

This workshop has been developed for women who have successful, established businesses and intend to grow internationally. It is recommended that participants attending should have at least: An established business in Australia Be operational for at least three years Be export ready Seeking im... Read more

Join us to congratulate our ACPET Peers! Edition 548, 7 Apr

It is with great pleasure that ACPET announces its 2013 individual and College Peers. These individuals and Colleges have demonstrated their understanding of the importance of and commitment to professional development by availing themselves of the wide range of ACPET national PD workshops that were... Read more

Good practice – how to add a unit of competency course to scope Edition 548, 7 Apr

Are you thinking about delivering short accredited courses? Do you need a reminder on how to successfully lodge your application with the regulator? When you make a submission to add single units of competency to your RTO’s scope (usually as a short course) you need to submit a comprehensi... Read more

Get your new staff ready with Introduction to VET Edition 548, 7 Apr

The vocational education and training (VET) sector can be daunting for newcomers. It is a sector that can be perceived as complex and highly regulated. Join one of ACPET’s Executive Officers as they demystify the sector – learn about the history and context and hear about the national po... Read more

Top RTO non-compliances from ASQA 2013 reports Edition 548, 7 Apr

Did you know that 77% of RTOs were found non compliant when audited by ASQA in 2012-13? And did you know that 91 RTOs had their re-registration cancelled by ASQA in 2011-13? The high rate of registration cancellations, suspensions and non-compliance findings at audit a reminder how critical it... Read more

7 Multipliers to improving your RTO’s Financial Success Edition 548, 7 Apr

How many RTOs are really succeeding financially? Whether or not you are a commercial RTO or a not-for-profit RTO, your making a profit is the key to your RTO’s ongoing growth and survival. There are 7 business multipliers (in marketing and operations) which, continually improved by a small a... Read more

Advanced Moodle - Taking Moodle to the next level to engage Learners Edition 548, 7 Apr

Moodle features a deep range of tools to engage and manage learners. In this workshop we’ll explore how to take Moodle beyond a simple content repository, quizzing and assessment upload tool and how to make your courses look good. If you are confident with the basic use of Moodle this is the... Read more

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