The National VET E-learning Strategy 2012-2015 plays a key role in supporting the Australian training sector to maximise opportunities associated with the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN). The strategy is driven by a vision and three goals, supported by interconnected approaches, as follows:
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Recent research from US web-based training company certifyme.net indicates that 77% of American corporations use online learning. The research also reported that organisations save up to 70% on training costs when they replace classroom-based learning with e-learning. It’s no accident that e-learning is a US$56.2 billion business globally, and is likely to double in size before 2015.
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Inappropriate marketing and practices within the vocational education and training (VET) sector will be the subject of a strategic review being launched this week by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). ASQA Chief Commissioner Chris Robinson said the regulator regularly received intelligence that some training providers were engaging practices that did not meet the training standards while others were marketing their training in a misleading way. “ASQA has been
ASQA the training regulator has put education businesses on notice as it embarks on a campaign of random audits and a blitz on false advertising to tackle persistent concerns about quality. Registered training organisations (RTOs) offering courses in the construction and aged care industries are being targeted by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) in coming months, with about 5% of providers in these industries to be randomly audited.
THE national vocational training regulator says its “blitz” on mandatory safety training for construction workers signals the start of a new Tax Office-style approach of thematic audits. Australian Skills Quality Authority chief commissioner Chris Robinson said the “strategic review” of entry-level occupational health and safety training for people working on building sites – known as “white card” training – would be the first of three such blitzes this financial year.