VET Sector - Current News

The Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA) provides its members with timely and insightful updates on the issues facing independent providers in the vocational education and training sectors.  A selection of key articles circulated to members can be found below.
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With tertiary education providers storing lots of student data, this guide offers assistance on managing data breaches and outlines key compliance obligations. More

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To help tertiary education providers protect themselves from cyber security incidents, this guide identifies the common threats and how to managing them. More

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With the use of emails being used to fraudulently obtain money or data, this guide identifies the key threats and introduces some key protection strategies. More

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Independent RTOs have the opportunity to comment on proposed new units of competency and skills sets in the MSL Laboratory Operations Training Package. More

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The vocational training regulator has set out its proposed new cost recovery framework, so how much more will independent RTOs be paying? More

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The Prime Minister has launched a new truck driving apprenticeship, confirming the role of vocational training in driving the economic recovery. More


In New South Wales recent cabinet reshuffle, the Hon. Alister Henskens MP was appointed as the Minister for Skills and Innovation. More


A government initiative is developing sustainable employer-led approaches to create a digitally-skilled workforce – it’s time to get involved. More

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ASQA offers independent RTOs the chance to ensure its new ‘self assurance’ model improves regulation rather than simply creating more red tape. More

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The Federal Opposition has set out its skills funding commitments ahead of the coming federal election. What do these mean for independent training providers? More

A key member benefit, and the reason many provider across the tertiary education sector join, is the information that’s provided by ITECA.  From changes to the regulatory environment through to the latest data on student enrolments, ITECA provides members with timely updates.

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