The Department of Education and Training announces amendment to Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015

The Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015 have been updated to include new trainer and assessor credential requirements.

On 29 June 2017, the Hon Karen Andrews MP, Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, signed the legislative instrument amending the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015.

The TAE Training Package was updated in April 2016, with the core units ‘Design and develop assessment tools’ and ‘Address adult language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills’ added to the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. The core units of the Assessor Skill Set were updated to include the unit ‘Design and develop assessment tools’.

Trainers and assessors who do not hold the relevant units will have until 1 April 2019 to meet the new credential requirements.

For further information and responses to Frequently Asked Questions refer to https://www.education.gov.au/trainer-and-assessor-credential-requirements


Submitted on 2017-07-11 by Wechelle Balbarosa

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