REMINDER: Registrations closing for the second Professional Development Workshop: Unpacking the ACT Quality Framework

Following the success of the first professional development workshop in April, Skills Canberra is hosting a second session on 6 May 2016. The workshop is for RTOs delivering funded training in the ACT, under an ACT Funding Agreement (ACTFA) and will focus on supporting RTOs with meeting the requirements of the ACT Quality Framework.

About the Workshop

The purpose of the workshop is to unpack the ACT Quality Framework including the ACT Government’s expectations for RTOs with an ACTFA. The workshop will provide information and support on demonstrating and maintaining compliance for a selection of clauses, Standards and requirements from the ACTFA and associated schedules including, the ACT Statement of Expectations, ACT Standards for Delivery of Training and the ACT Standards Compliance Guides for Australian Apprenticeships and Skilled Capital

Participants are expected to have a working understanding of these documents and how compliance in their organisation is managed.

Topics to be covered include:

  • RTO obligations
  • Subcontracting 
  • Record keeping and reporting
  • Promotion and publications
  • Enrolment processes
  • Training and assessment
  • Student support

Administrative arrangements, including payments or AVETARS related processes, will not be covered in this workshop.

About the Presenter: Rainer Wilton, Barrack St Compliance Co.

Rainer Wilton is the principal consultant of the Barrack St Compliance Co, and works as a VET sector compliance auditor conducting audits for RTOs and regulatory bodies. He is a past member of the NSW Vocational Education and Training Accreditation Board's External Auditor Panel and TVET Australia's National Audit and Registration Agency's Auditor and Quality Consultant panels. Rainer has worked for regulatory bodies, skills councils, industry training advisory bodies, and RTO, on a range of research and VET sector and training package projects. 

Rainer holds a range of qualifications including a Bachelor of Science (Major - Human Resource Management), Master of Business (Majors in Organisational Development and Entrepreneurship), an ISO 9000:2000 series auditor / lead auditor certification, and auditor and training and assessment qualifications for the Business Services Training Package.

Workshop details 

Date and Time: Friday 6 May 2016, 8:45 am – 4.30 pm

Location:  Hedley Beare Centre for Teaching and Learning, 

51 Fremantle Drive, STIRLING ACT 2611

Places are limited to one staff member per RTO until capacity is reached. Preference will be given to RTOs that did not attend the first session.

Cost: Free

Morning/afternoon tea and lunch will be provided.

RSVP by returning the attached registration form via email to

Note: Registration will be confirmed within 24 hours of receipt (weekend excepted). Please contact the Compliance Team on (02) 6205 8555 if an email confirmation is not received.

Submitted on 2016-04-27 by Matthew Haggan

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