AQTF or VET Auditing Framework Audit Information

As part of the application process to become a Pre-qualified Supplier under the User Choice 2010 – 2016 program and/or Queensland VET Investment University of Southern Queensland trading as Queensland College of Wine Tourism is required to publish audit information in relation to its compliance with the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) or VET Quality Framework.

The User Choice program provides public funding paid directly to Pre-qualified Suppliers for the delivery of accredited entry-level training to eligible Apprentices and Trainees. The Queensland VET Investment provides public funding paid directly to Pre-qualified Suppliers for the delivery of accredited training to eligible participants to gain their first Certificate III qualification.

The AQTF or VET Quality Framework is the national set of standards which assures nationally consistent, high-quality training and assessment services for the clients of Australia’s vocational education and training system.

An AQTF audit reviews evidence of an organisations’ compliance with the requirements of the AQTF Essential Conditions and Standards of Initial/Continuing Registration to confirm that it is achieving quality training and assessment outcomes. The process also identifies opportunities for improvement on these outcomes.

A VET Quality Framework audit of a registered training organisation reviews evidence of compliance with the requirements of the VET Quality Framework to confirm that it is achieving quality training and assessment outcomes. The process also identifies opportunities for improvement on these outcomes.

This information is published to assist apprentices, trainees and their employers to make informed decisions regarding their selection of a Pre-qualified Supplier for the delivery of training and assessment services.

A summary of our most recent audit can be found below while the complete audit report can be downloaded here

Audit Date:

2 March 2015 (Initial Registration Audit)

 
Qualifications Audited
Qualification Code Qualification Name
FDF20411 Certificate II in Wine Industry Operations
SIT20213 Certificate II in Hospitality
SIT30713 Certificate III in Hospitality
 
Audit Outcome Rectification
Was non-compliance identified? Non-compliance Level Summary of non-compliance Actions taken to rectify the non-compliance Has the non-compliance been rectified?
Yes Significant The RTO’s assessment system was deemed not to comply with the assessment requirements of the Hospitality training packageThe RTO’s Professional Development Plan was deemed to be lacking in sufficient detail on the development of trainers in the area of training delivery and competency assessment The suite of summative assessment tools was redeveloped to clearly address all aspects of the competencies including required skills and knowledge, range statement and critical aspects of the individual competenciesA trainers and assessors professional development plan outlining activities to refine skills in the knowledge and practice of training, learning and assessment, including competency based training and assessment was provided. Yes
 

Explanatory notes:

Minor:   minimal or no serious adverse impact on students and/or persons affected by the outcomes of the training and assessment services provided.

Significant: serious or potentially serious adverse impact on students and/or persons affected by the outcomes of the training and assessment services provided.

Critical: an actual or potential critical adverse impact on students and/or persons affected by the outcomes of the training and assessment services provided.

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