What will be covered

This on-demand course will step you through how to demonstrate and maintain both vocational competence & industry currency.

In this on-demand course, we will assist you to boost your confidence and capability in being able to meet, demonstrate and maintain both vocational competence & industry currency. We explore what the Standards require, what strategies you can roll out to maintain industry currency, and what good evidence looks like to an auditor.

Audit Express CEO, Kevin Ekendahl unpacks the Vocational Competence & Industry Currency requirements for trainers and assessors that are working in the Australian Vocation Education and Training (VET) Sector. He also explores how trainers and assessors can go about maintaining, documenting and retaining evidence of their vocational competence & industry currency.  

This on-demand course covers a range of topics including:

  • Unpacking the key compliance requirements that relate to both Vocational Competence & Industry Currency, including:
    • Advice from the VET Regulators (ASQA, TAC & VRQA)
    • Specific Training Packages Requirements
    • Specific Industry Requirements
    • VET Funding Contract Requirements
  • The importance of demonstrating and maintaining Vocational Competence and Industry Currency
  • Preparing evidence of industry currency for audit

This on-demand course is ideal for both new entrants into the VET sector, also as a refresher for people who have been in the sector for some time, and is suitable for:

  • Trainers and Assessors
  • Administration Personnel 
  • Training Coordinators & Managers
  • Compliance Managers
  • RTO Managers
  • RTO Owners
  • Board Members

Participants will walk away from this on-demand course armed with the skills, knowledge and tools required to maintain and demonstrate both vocational competence & industry currency as a training assessor working in the Australian VET Sector. On completion of this on-demand course, participants will gain a better understanding of the Vocational Competence & Industry Currency requirements and the overall National VET System. 

All participants that successfully complete this on-demand course will be provided with a copy of our Trainer Profile Template, which can be used by trainers and assessors to map their vocational competencies and industry currency, along with a copy of our Guide to RTO Registration, which covers our top tips and a checklist to help to prepare their RTO for re-registration. All participants that complete this course will also be awarded a Certificate of Professional Development and a Digital Badge as confirmation of professional development.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Mapping

Audit Express develops its professional development solutions in line with a range of recognised benchmarks and frameworks including the VET Practitioner Capability Framework and the Australian Professional Standards for TeachersThis on-demand course has been mapped to the following criteria.

[1] VET Practitioner Capability Framework Mapping

[2] Professional Standards for Teachers Mapping 

This on-demand course has been developed independently by Audit Express Pty Ltd and is provided as general information, and is not endorsed in any way by the ASQA, VRQA or TAC VET Regulators. RTOs are advised to undertake their own due diligence and ensure they comply with the registration standards at all times.

***  References ***
[1] VET Practitioner Capability Framework Mapping - This is a modified document based on materials prepared by Innovation and Business Skills Australia Ltd, the original of which can be found on the IBSA website http://www.ibsa.org.au.

[2] Professional Standards for Teachers Mapping - Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership 2011, Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, AITSL, Melbourne. ISBN 978-1-925192-64-3



Kevin Ekendahl

Kevin has extensive experience working in senior management positions across the training and education sector. Having built and managed a registered training organisation, Kevin understands the importance of ensuring there is the right balance between growth and compliance. Prior to this Kevin worked in the advertising sales industry where he gained valuable skills in business development and marketing.