What is next?
Following streamlining of Training Packages, and the overhaul of the Commonwealth funding of VET industry qualifications, where do we go from here?
What is next for the VET industry?
RTOs are subject to increasing regulation and compliance requirements and there is much talk amongst representatives in the industry of the burden of these requirements and the distraction they create from getting on with the job of training and assessment.
RTO representatives have stated (in private or networking conversations at industry events and conferences) that a number of corporations (including large and/or international corporates with offices in Australia), sick of the extent of regulatory burden, have decided to implement their own workplace training styled specifically for their workplace needs, outside the VET system. The veracity of these comments is unproven but noted here for consideration, as if it is true, it is not a good reflection on the Australian VET system. Continue reading “The VET Sector: A 2017 Reflection – Part 2”