ASQA has updated its previously published information on third party arrangements to provide further clarification in line with questions received from the VET sector.

The updated information provides scenarios to help providers understand what may or may not be considered a third party arrangement between registered training organisations (RTOs). It also presents modified language to address confusion identified from queries received from the sector.

The updates relate to the fact sheet on third party arrangements and FAQs:

This information provides clarity and guidance on third party arrangements permitted under the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 (the NVR Act).

ASQA’s guidance on third party arrangements came into effect on 1 September 2019 for new third party arrangements and will take effect on 1 January 2020 for existing arrangements.