RTO Rectification & Response Services

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RTO Rectifications & Response Services


We have been dealing with RTO matters across all states and federally since 2003.

Our senior consultants and legal team have been providing immediate intervention and rectification services to many troubled RTO clients. We offer this full rectification response services and advice to you. We can provide expert opinion and solutions to your dilemmas in the short time frame allowed by the regulators and in particular ASQA. We prepare the action plan to manage this most stressful event for the RTO CEO/PEO. Getting this wrong may cost you your business and livelihood.

We have saved millions of dollars in cost recovery for our clients and can provide testimonials in this regard. We guarantee confidentiality. We deal directly with the ASQA and agencies on your behalf.

Our expert consulting and legal team have acted for many agencies at tribunals, formal hearings and appeals including criminal defence matters.

We deal with the surrender and/or transfer of funding contracts or RTO licences.

After the audit

If non-compliance is found at audit, ASQA will notify you in writing. You will be provided with a copy of the audit report and/or Notice of Intent regarding ASQA actions proposed.

You may have 20 working days to provide additional or amended evidence to demonstrate full compliance. If you do not do this, your application may be rejected or ASQA may take regulatory action in relation to your registration, for example, by suspending or placing conditions upon your registration.

If you are dealing with any of these matters talk to us first and we can offer you some solutions or act for you.

Apply to withdraw registration

You will be required to explain the arrangements you have made for the completion or transfer of any current students.
(If you are also seeking to withdraw your registration as a Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider, you will need to submit a separate application to withdraw your CRICOS registration.

ASQA makes decisions about:

  • The registration of training providers as registered training organisations (RTOs)
  • The accreditation of vocational education and training (VET) courses, and
  • The registration of certain providers of education and training on CRICOS to provide courses to overseas students

If you are not satisfied with a decision made by ASQA, you have a number of options.

Contest an ASQA decision

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Review by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT)

Decisions made under the NVR Act

You may have the right to:

  • Ask for the reasons for the decision (if not already given), and
  • Have the decision reviewed by the AAT in accordance with section 203 of the NVR Act

As part of the review application, an application can also be made to the AAT for a stay of ASQA's decisions.


Convert your current RTO Quality Management System to the Standards for RTOs 2015

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