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Where are you? Edition 546, 24 Mar

No this week’s column is not a tourism advert for Australia (and no swearing either – for those who recall the infamous Lara Bingle advert). Rather I’m asking whether you’re in the ACPET Catalogue – or not. And if not – why not? In February to mid-March alone, t... Read more

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Minister Pyne to deliver keynote address at ACPET Higher Education Symposium Edition 546, 24 Mar

The annual ACPET Higher Education Symposium will this year be held in Sydney on 22 May 2014. Higher education providers must be innovative and responsive to the needs of students and business by maintaining academic rigour and delivering high quality education. Within this context, the ACPET 2014... Read more

Cutting Red Tape Edition 546, 24 Mar

ACPET members will rejoice at the launch by the Prime Minister and his Parliamentary Secretary, Josh Frydenberg, of the Cutting Red Tape website. It's at http://www.cuttingredtape.gov.au/ In a sector beset by more, and more, and more regulation – it’s clear that tertiary institution... Read more

National

Australian Government ICT Graduate Program Edition 546, 24 Mar

ICT graduates who have completed their degree in ICT within the last 7 years are eligible to apply for full time employment with a government agency. Applications for the 2015 program open on 14 March and close on 17 April 2014. Further information is available here.... Read more

Couldn't attend? Purchase the recording now! Edition 546, 24 Mar

Weren't able to make it to the New Privacy laws: are you and your RTO equipped webinar this week? Missed out due to the session selling out? We now have the recording available for purchase for this session for the cost of $99 for members and $129 for non members. Can you really afford not... Read more

A beginner’s guide to the NVR Standards Edition 546, 24 Mar

The National VET Quality Framework is the basis for registered training organisations’ (RTO) approval to deliver nationally accredited qualifications and courses. This session will introduce new RTO staff and intending providers to the Standards outlined in the national VET Quality Framework.... Read more

Understanding risk and building a risk register Edition 546, 24 Mar

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

New in 2014! Learning and Assessment Materials -: how do I customise them for my client groups? Edition 546, 24 Mar

‘Customisation’ is described in the NVR and AQTF standards and guidance on customisation sits in Training Package guidelines. You already know that customisation is more than badging materials with the RTO’s or client’s logo. But what does ‘customisation’ reall... Read more

In Conversation with the CEO - V/S session Edition 546, 24 Mar

With so much flux and change across the tertiary sector, it is difficult to keep abreast of, not only the policy decisions, but their impact on your institution. In response to member feedback, ACPET has organised monthly member meetings, as a forum for discussing these changes. Come along and enga... Read more

Calling for RTOs to trial ACPET's Roadmap to implementing sustainability, including free webinar Edition 546, 24 Mar

Would you like your RTO to become a leader in sustainability skills and work practices, knowing that it will lead to savings, and for it to be absolutely free? Well here's your chance. ACPET has obtained funding from the federal Department of Industry for a Carbon Skills Challenge Project to de... Read more

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