Registered Training Organisations
Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) are the front line of the VET system. They are registered by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) as providers and assessors of nationally recognised training and qualifications. Employers rely on RTOs to provide essential skills and knowledge to both new entrants and existing workers.
High-quality training and assessment allows students to feel well equipped for employment or further study. Their qualification is seen as valuable when they enter the job market and employers recognise they have the skills and competencies specified in their qualification.
AIS is proud to develop Training Packages on behalf of several industries (see below) to ensure skills are contemporary, future-focused and aligned with industry’s needs.
What Training Packages are allocated to AIS?
- AVI Aviation Training Package
- CSC Correctional Services Training Package
- DEF Defence Training Package
- UEP Electricity Supply Industry – Generation Sector Training Package
- UET Electricity Supply Industry – Transmission, Distribution & Rail Sector Training Package
- UEE Electrotechnology Training Package
- UEG Gas Training Package
- MAR Maritime Training Package
- POL Police Training Package
- PUA Public Safety Training Package
- TLI Transport & Logistics Training Package
- NWP National Water Training Package
Providing feedback on Training Package development
Feedback from industry stakeholders is extremely valuable and helps the Industry Reference Committee (IRC) improve the industry Training Packages. It also informs industry advice and intelligence about issues related to the implementation of various training package products. AIS welcomes feedback on any relevant Training Package related matter including:
- New units of competency, qualifications or skill sets you would like to see developed
- Typographical errors
- Amendments to units of competency, qualifications and skill sets
- Suggestions to improve any existing content of a Training Package
Your feedback will be initially reviewed by Australian Industry Standards staff and a response will be provided within 10 working days. Where appropriate, your feedback will be forwarded to the relevant Industry Reference Committee for consideration and additional feedback may be requested when required.
To ensure you are consulted, please subscribe to receive project updates for the training package/s you are interested in, alternatively, you can follow us on social media and check our current projects page on a regular basis.
Training Packages are developed through an extensive consultation process under the leadership of Industry Reference Committees.
If you have any concerns or complaints about a Training Package development process, please contact [email protected] and we will respond as a priority.
If you have concerns or complaints about the performance of AIS as a Skills Service Organisation (SSO), stakeholders are encouraged to contact the Australian Industry Skills Council (AISC) Secretariat on [email protected]
RTO delivery and teaching requirements
Information on delivery and teaching requirements for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) is available from the following websites:
- Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA)
- Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA)
- Training Accreditation Council (TAC).
Where can mapping information for the current training package and previous version be found?
Training.gov.au provides the mapping between the current and previous versions of a Training Package. This information can be found by clicking on training.gov.au and searching for your specific training package. Each training package page will have a link to the mapping information and to the Companion Volume Implementation Guide.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for vocational education and training (VET) providers
The Australian Government is working with VET regulators to support over 4,000 Registered Training Organisations and their students with advice on the latest health information and also on adopting flexible and online modes of delivering education and training. The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) is also committed to working with providers during this difficult time. Find out about their latest regulatory advice.
For advice on reducing exposure to COVID-19 and reducing disruption to the VET sector read the COVID-19 information for VET providers fact sheet:
For information on offering flexible learning arrangements for international students please read the Coronavirus regulatory information for universities, VET, ELICOS and higher education providers: