You will require this accreditation if you have developed a training course and you want it to be formally recognised as a Vocational Education and Training (VET) course. Once a course has been accredited, it is entered onto the national register. Any Registered Training Organisation (RTO) delivering the course can then issue nationally recognised qualifications or statements of attainment for full or partial completion of the course. As the copyright holder of the course, it will be your responsibility to update and evaluate the course following its accreditation.
Please note that this accreditation does not give you permission to deliver a course. That requires a separate licence.
Please note that if you are not a RTO, you must instead apply to the Commonwealth Agency for accreditation of a course.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this accreditation you must:
- Comply with the AQTF Standards for Accredited Courses
- Not be duplicating (either in name or coverage) an existing course
- Submit the required forms
- Pay the prescribed fees.
With your application you must include documentary evidence of:
- Consultation with industry / enterprise / community to establish the need for the course, and to develop and validate the course
- Recognition given to the course by regulatory, professional or industry bodies (if applicable)
- Consultation with stakeholders to evaluate the course for continuing relevance and how feedback from the consultations has been taken into account in the revised course (for renewal of accreditation).
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Up to five years.
Applications should be submitted by email to the Contact Officer.
Training Accreditation Council
Vocational Educational and Training Act 1996 (Western Australia)
Vocational Education and Training (General) Regulations 2009 (Western Australia)
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