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This instrument amends the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015 to delay the commencement of new credential requirements for vocational education and training trainers and assessors.
Administered by: Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 44A
Registered 28 Mar 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Apr-2019
Tabled Senate02-Apr-2019
Date of repeal 02 Jul 2019
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

 

I, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, Minister for Small and Family Business, Skills and Vocational Education, make the following instrument.

 

 

 

Dated                25 March 2019

 

 

 

Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Minister for Small and Family Business, Skills and Vocational Education


 

 

 

1.    Name

 

This legislative instrument is the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) Amendment 2019 (No. 1).

 

2.    Commencement

 

(1)  The amendments in Schedule 1 commence the day after registration.

 

(2)  The amendments in Schedule 2 commence on 1 July 2019.

 

3.    Authority

 

This instrument is made under subsection 185(1) of the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011.

 

4.    Definition

 

In this instrument:

 

The Principal Standards means the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015.

 

5.    Amendment of the Principal Standards

 

The Principal Standards are amended as specified in Schedules 1 and 2.


 

Schedule 1—Amendments to commence the day after Registration

 

[1]        Standard 1.11

 

Replace Standard 1.11 in Part 2 of the Principal Standards with:

 

1.11. For the purposes of Clause 1.9, systematic validation of an RTO’s assessment practices and judgements is undertaken by one or more persons who are not directly involved in the particular instance of delivery and assessment of the training product being validated, and who collectively have:

 

(i)            vocational competencies and current industry skills relevant to the assessment being validated;

(ii)           current knowledge and skills in vocational teaching and learning; and

(iii)          the training and assessment credential specified in Item 1, or Item 2, or Item 4, or Item 5 of Schedule 1.

 

Industry experts may be involved in validation to ensure there is the combination of expertise set out above.

 

[2]        Standard 1.14

 

Replace Standard 1.14 in Part 2 of the Principal Standards with:

 

1.14. The RTO’s training and assessment is delivered only by persons who have the training and assessment credential specified in Item 1 or Item 2 or Item 3 of Schedule 1.

 

[3]        Standard 1.15

 

Replace Standard 1.15 in Part 2 of the Principal Standards with:

 

1.15. Where a person conducts assessments only, the RTO ensures that the person has the training and assessment credential specified in Item 1, or Item 2, or Item 3, or Item 4, or Item 5 of Schedule 1.

 

[4]        Standard 1.24

 

Replace Standard 1.24 in Part 2 of the Principal Standards with:

 

1.24     The RTO must ensure that any person working under supervision for the purposes of Standard 1.23 b):

a)         does not determine assessment outcomes; and

b)         holds the training and assessment credential specified in Item 1 or Item 2 of Schedule 1.

 

 

 


 

Schedule 2—Amendments to commence on 1 July 2019

 

[1]        Standard 1.11

 

In subparagraph (iii) of Standard 1.11 in Part 2 of the Principal Standards delete: “Item 1, or” and “Item 4, or”.

 

[2]        Standard 1.14

 

In Standard 1.14 in Part 2 of the Principal Standards delete: “Item 1, or”.

 

[3]        Standard 1.15

 

In Standard 1.15 in Part 2 of the Principal Standards delete: “Item 1, or” and “Item 4, or”.

 

[4]        Standard 1.24

 

In paragraph (b) of Standard 1.24 in Part 2 of the Principal Standards delete: “Item 1, or”.