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New Laws to Strengthen VET Standards

New Laws to Strengthen VET Standards

25 February, 2015

Legislation will be introduced into Parliament today to further crack down on unscrupulous Vocational Education and Training (VET) providers and improve training quality. Assistant Minister for Education and Training Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham said the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Amendment Bill 2015 would: Enable the Australian Government to create new quality standards in order to quickly address any problems with VET providers or VET courses; Require anyone, including brokers and other third parties, who is marketing a VET course to clearly identify which registered training organisation (RTO)&nb... Read more »

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VET FEE-HELP Providers Under the Microscope

Targeted audits of Registered Training Organisations(RTOs) will address allegations of unscrupulous marketing and other practices intended to exploit the Australian Government’s VET FEE-HELP program. Assistant Minister for Education and Training Senator Simon Birmingham said the national regu... Read more >

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Interview - Doorstop, Adelaide

Subject: Submarine Procurement E&OE… SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Thanks very much for coming. If Jay Weatherill is serious about maximizing jobs rather than votes, he needs to be investing in helping South Australian businesses to bid and participate in the submarine procurement process rather th... Read more >

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New Retail Series Launch

An innovative retail training initiative to support employer-led training that focuses on job outcomes will be launched in Melbourne today by the Assistant Minister for Education and Training, Senator Birmingham.  “The New Retail Series is developing ‘fit for purpose’ trainin... Read more >

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Employers Urged to Have Their Say on Training

Assistant Minister for Education and Training Senator Simon Birmingham has urged Australian employers to take part in the Survey of Australian Employers being conducted by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) over coming weeks. The survey aims to ask 9,000 employers from ac... Read more >

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