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Great news for VET and a tussle in higher education... Edition 557, 9 Jun

As members will have seen from ACPET's comments on Friday on our social media platforms - we are as pleased as our RTO members with news that from 1 July ASQA will automatically update scope of registration for equivalent training package products and not charge fees for these administrative cha... Read more


ACPET's Health Check offer for members Edition 557, 9 Jun

As part of members’ renewal for 2014/15, ACPET is offering a $500 discount on any of its Health Check services (except facilities health check). The suite continues to grow to meet member demand, with higher education health checks now available. To hear more about this and other Quality Suppo... Read more

New draft Process Guide for Self-Accrediting Authority Edition 557, 9 Jun

In February this year representatives from ACPET attended a workshop to provide input into TEQSA's review of the process for applying for self-accrediting authority, in line with our reform agenda. The workshop helped to develop a shared understanding of the requirements under the Threshold Sta... Read more

Last chance! Understanding risk and building a risk register Edition 557, 9 Jun

What risks really matter to a RTO? What do they look like? How bad could they really be? SNR/AQTF standards make it very clear that a RTO must have a systematic approach to its operation. Addressing risk is simply a fundamental component of a systematic approach. It is essential that manageme... Read more

Are you thinking of becoming a higher education provider? Edition 557, 9 Jun

This webinar will introduce the Higher Education Standards Framework, together with exploring the key legislative requirements which underpin this framework. You will learn what you need to have in place as a non self-accrediting higher education institution for both registration and course accredit... Read more

Australia's Ultimate Internship! Edition 557, 9 Jun

Experience Oz is a national travel company who have recently launched a national campaign targeted for the student and youth market, called “AUSTRALIA’S ULTIMATE INTERNSHIP!”. Experience Oz are looking for expressions of interests from universities, colleges and student associatio... Read more

New in 2014! How to run an interactive webinar Edition 557, 9 Jun

In this introductory webinar, you’ll find out about the possibilities for using webinars, Skype and Google Hangouts to deliver content and assessment to your learners. If you haven’t had the time to familiarise yourself with these tools, this is your opportunity! This webinar will take... Read more

Get your new staff started with Introduction to the VET sector Edition 557, 9 Jun

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

Green Gown Awards now open to All providers Edition 557, 9 Jun

Apply now for the Green Gown Awards, open to ALL education and training providers in both VET and Higher Education regardless of size or type. New for this year is a category called – Best Newcomer, which is aimed at those on the start of their sustainability journey or those that have not c... Read more

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