Interpreting the Standards (SRTO)

Ross Woods, Dec. '19

This is a compendium of interpretive comments on the Standards for Registered Training Standards (2015), which is the quality standard for the Australian Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector. It is hopefully helpful, but only the actual text of the Standards is authoritative. Moreover, some ASQA auditors have their own opinions. See also the guidelines for SRTO compliance on the ASQA website (

1. Training and assessment
2. Quality
3. Certification
4. Information
5. Information
6. Complaints and appeals
7. Governance
8. Cooperation
Weaknesses of the SRTO