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Sector stuff you may have missed Edition 783, 12 Nov

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124 A reminder to NSW members interested in the review of the NSW Skills List that any submissions they would like to contribute must be done via the review's feed... Read more

Opportunity is a double edged sword Edition 783, 12 Nov

It can bring reward, but pursuing it can take one's eyes off the original objective. Regularly each week I'm contacted requesting ACPET's views, response, submission across a latitude of matters - each coming with the expectation that it will be forthcoming, and what's more with... Read more

VIC and TAS Update Edition 783, 12 Nov

FREE ACPET WORKSHOP NDIS Professional Development Program 2018 The Victorian Department of Education and Training (DET) has funded the Australian Council for Private Education and training (ACPET) to develop and deliver a specific professional learning program for Registered Training Organization... Read more

Queensland State Update Edition 783, 12 Nov

Matthew Traynor Queensland Executive Officer & Quality e: Matthew.Traynor@acpet.edu.au p: 07 3210 1628 SKILLS SUMMIT TO BUILD ON NEW REPORT INTO QUEENSLAND’S FUTURE WORKFORCE NEEDS (QLD) Queensland's workforce is projected to top 2.5 million by 2022 and there will be a strong de... Read more

South Australia Update Edition 783, 12 Nov

Joy de Leo South Australia & Western Australia Executive Officer e: Joy.DeLeo@acpet.edu.au p: 0400 097 332  ... Read more

NT Update Edition 783, 12 Nov

NT VET Community of Practice -  The focus of our next CoP meeting is to re-establish the groups from the first meeting in regards to the key points of Leadership, Inclusiveness, NT VET Workforce (TAE Traineeship Pathways) and data/research.  Interested in contributing?  Please c... Read more

WA Update Edition 783, 12 Nov

A short article this week.  ACPETs Michael Hall with WA Director Trish Ridley and a few other most committed members are engaged in a number of meetings this week including briefings with Minister Ellery, Study Perth and CISA. A number of items for discussion with the Minister have been flagge... Read more

Department of Home Affairs - teleconference series November 2018 - Brazilian market Edition 783, 12 Nov

The Department of Home Affairs will be running the next teleconference series in November 2018 (see table below for dates) on the Brazilian market. The sessions will include time for questions and answers that providers submit to the department prior to their session. As each session is limited to a... Read more

NMU Archive
When does a statistic become a lie? Edition 782, 5 Nov

Independent RTOs were unfairly depicted in the 2017-18 Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) Annual Report released last week. Mainstream media has once again sensationalised statistics produced by ASQA and re-published them without context, further diminishing the reputation of the ind... Read more

NT Update Edition 782, 5 Nov

ACPET members lead the charge in supporting the Chief Minister's Education and Training Delegation to Vietnam 6-9 November 2019  Study NT and ACPET have been coordinating a delegation for both CRICOS registered NT providers as well as providers engaged in transitional provision to particpa... Read more

VIC and TAS Update Edition 782, 5 Nov

ACPET’s Victorian office, and the Victorian State Committee has continued working closely with the Victorian Department of Education and Training – Higher Education and Skills Group to represent the interests of members and also to establish opportunities for member RTO’s. One A... Read more

South Australia Update Edition 782, 5 Nov

Joy de Leo South Australia & Western Australia Executive Officer e: Joy.DeLeo@acpet.edu.au p: 0400 097 332 Industry-led Review of Leadership, Project Management and Human Resources Qualifications – Your Insights Needed What have we heard in consultation to date? Leadership and Pr... Read more

WA Update Edition 782, 5 Nov

ACPET in WA  ACPET’s Michael Hall will be in Perth next weeks for a number of meetings with departmental officials and to catch up with members.  Meetings are also planned with CISA, ASQA and Study Perth.  Michael is also eager to catch up with individual members and perhaps di... Read more

Queensland State Update Edition 782, 5 Nov

Matthew Traynor Queensland Executive Officer & Quality e: Matthew.Traynor@acpet.edu.au p: 07 3210 1628 SKILLS SUMMIT TO PREPARE FOR THE WORKPLACE OF THE FUTURE (QLD) Equipping Queensland’s workforce for the jobs for the future will be the focus of a Skills and Industry Summit to b... Read more

Join us for the following webinars scheduled in November! Edition 782, 5 Nov

Join us for the following webinars scheduled in November! ACPET PD is pleased to present the following webinars as part of our focus on supporting learners: Helping newly arrived international students integrate into the English language classroom, Strategies to support complex learners and wor... Read more

Provider Update and Agent Digest Edition 782, 5 Nov

Please find here the provider update that focuses on the peak processing period, Overseas Student Health Cover (OSCH), refusals and in-person services changes. The agent digest, here, focuses on peak processing period, subsequent entrant dependent student visa application delays, OSHC and in-person... Read more

ACT & NSW happenings Edition 782, 5 Nov

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124 I'll start with territory news this week. A reminder that the November ACT RTO Forum is happening on Thursday at Eastlakes Football Club in Gungahlin, from 9.3... Read more

Message from ACPET A/CEO Edition 781, 29 Oct

Why all of a sudden is it now OK to associate the word 'free' with training? Private providers got crucified and are still dealing with the aftershocks of the behaviour of some unethical individual opportunists, who played the system and incentivised enrolments with 'free' benefits... Read more

VIC and TAS Update Edition 781, 29 Oct

Vic State Elections 24 November 2018 The Andrews Labor Government in Victoria is set to go to state elections on Saturday 24th November, the government will go into caretake mode from Tuesday 30th October 2018. Given the government’s commitment in the 2018 Budget on the record investment in... Read more

Do you wonder why the training market is a tough place at the moment? Edition 781, 29 Oct

It might be because the government provider in NSW has employed more than 80 high-salaried business development people to compete in the business to business space. Not satisfied with the largest share of the training market in Australia, they are doing deals which seriously impact on the viability... Read more

Queensland State Update Edition 781, 29 Oct

Matthew Traynor Queensland Executive Officer & Quality e: Matthew.Traynor@acpet.edu.au p: 07 3210 1628 Education Sunshine Coast Symposium A symposium for education leaders is being held on the Sunshine Coast - Effective leadership and the capacity of wellbeing – on the 1 November fr... Read more

South Australia Update Edition 781, 29 Oct

Joy de Leo South Australia & Western Australia Executive Officer e: Joy.DeLeo@acpet.edu.au p: 0400 097 332 Market research on South Australian apprentices and trainees Skilling South Australia is a new State Government initiative to create 20,800 new apprenticeships and traineeships over... Read more

WA Update Edition 781, 29 Oct

WA International Student strategy launched Wonderful to see the launch of the WA international education strategy, touted by the WA government as delivering another job-creating election commitment with $2 million committed over five years to support the implementation of the strategy. The accompa... Read more

NT Update Edition 781, 29 Oct

Aboriginal Contracting Framework (ACF) The NT Government is developing a new program that will support Aboriginal employment and business opportunities in the NT. The ACF will allow government to leverage its contracting activities, including procurement, grants, capital infrastructure and infrastr... Read more

International: International Student Engagement Strategy - Introducing the FWO’s Communication Package – Part 6 Edition 781, 29 Oct

We are pleased to present Part 6 of the package – the final instalment. This package consists of: 1. Mark’s Story – a case study about an international student who was given the appropriate resources and tools to help him resolve his workplace issue on his own. 2. Are you get... Read more

2018 National VET PD week deemed a success Edition 781, 29 Oct

Last week ACPET, in conjunction with Velg Training, was pleased to present the National VET PD Week for the second year running. Over 1,000 participants engaged in 10 webinars throughout the week, with the aim of providing support to the sector, increasing accessibility, and building the capability... Read more

South Australia Update Edition 780, 22 Oct

Joy de Leo South Australia & Western Australia Executive Officer e: Joy.DeLeo@acpet.edu.au p: 0400 097 332 ISANA SANiTy 2018 State Conference, 'Workplace Issues, Careers and Employability' Wednesday October 24 at The University of Adelaide. Please find attached the Conference fly... Read more

WA Update Edition 780, 22 Oct

WA international student numbers. AEI July 2018 year to date statistics indicate a 20% decrease in overall ELICOS numbers with a 30% drop for public providers to 6135 students and a 17% drop with private providers to 5100 students. Higher education enrolments improved by 7.2% overall, with a 7.8 i... Read more

VIC and TAS Update Edition 780, 22 Oct

This week ACPET members had the opportunity to hear from he Hon. Gayle Tierney, Minister for Training and Skills and Mr David Latina, HESG -Deputy Secretary, over lunch at the Langham in Melbourne.      Changes to Casual employee Rights If your business employs casual e... Read more

NT Update Edition 780, 22 Oct

NT to benefit from the Skilling Australians Fund  It is estimated over 2000 new training and apprentice opportunities will be created in the NT in a $5.8 million funding deal signed last week with the Federal Government in a bilateral agreement. The Commonwealth Government will contribute $2.... Read more

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