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National Skills Summit and other updates Edition 555, 26 May

VET It is with great pleasure that I can advise members and stakeholders that Minister Macfarlane has agreed to give his first headline address to the VET sector at next month’s ACPET-ACCI National Skills Summit. We are still finalising the program but make sure you keep the 25th June free in... Read more


Introducing ACPET's Quality Help Desk Edition 555, 26 May

Exclusive for members, ACPET is introducing its Quality Help Desk service from 1 July. Manned by specialists, the service will be available through business hours to answer members’ queries on quality and compliance matters. All 2014/15 renewing and new members will receive 2 complementary hou... Read more

New positions at ACPET Edition 555, 26 May

From 1 July, ACPET is introducing its Quality Support Team, which will have responsibility for the implementation of ACPET’s three recently announced levels of quality products and services for its members. We are currently seeking experienced candidates for the following positions: • Ma... Read more

Minister Pyne speaks at ACPET Higher Education Symposium Edition 555, 26 May

The ACPET Higher Education Symposium featured a host of engaging and dynamic speakers who presented on the latest Higher Education developments and reforms. Held on Thursday 22 May at the Marriott Hotel Sydney, the Symposium brought together a number of industry experts with keynote addresses fro... Read more

Last chance! WHS Due Diligence and Strategic WHS Risk Management Edition 555, 26 May

Although the Uniform WHS Act is now in operation across Australia (except WA and Victoria), one key element that many private providers don’t understood is their due diligence obligations. What does this mean for you as a provider? The Act requires in part that relevant ‘officers&rsquo... Read more

Limited places! Applying the new VET e-learning content development guidelines in your teaching and learning practices Edition 555, 26 May

How can the new national VET e-learning guidelines help me to develop customised e-learning resources? What can I produce for learners on PCs, tablets, phones and other mobile devices? Electronic teaching and learning content is the cornerstone of an effective RTO blended learning strategy. In... Read more

Common mistakes which invalidate international student written agreements Edition 555, 26 May

If an overseas student disputed outstanding fees or challenged your refund refusal decision – would your written agreement stand up to scrutiny by an external appeal body? Minimise the risk of this happening to you by attending this webinar to ensure your written agreements comply with Standa... Read more

Managing the risk of using web-based or "Cloud" business solutions Edition 555, 26 May

More and more of business operations are being done on the web or ‘in the Cloud’ through online payments, and web-based email, accounting systems and CRMs. However, what are the opportunities and where are the threats to managing these “Cloud” business solutions? This sessi... Read more

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