Registration as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) - Australian Government


You will require this registration if you intend to operate as an Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

RTOs are providers and assessors of nationally recognised training. Only registered training organisations can issue Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) qualifications and statements of attainment in the vocational education and training (VET) sector.

RTOs that have their head office located in either Western Australia or Victoria that deliver the entirety of their training in Western Australia and / or Victoria need to be registered locally at a state level.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration you must:

  • demonstrate financial viability
  • comply with all components of the Vocational Education and Training (VET) Quality Framework, including all relevant standards and financial viability and data provision requirements
  • be a fit and proper person
  • have a working knowledge of the national VET system, which includes Training Packages, the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) and the VET Quality Framework.
  • be registered for at least two years before applying to deliver qualifications or assessor skill sets from the Training and Education Training Package (or its successor).
  • pay all fees and charges associated with registration

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Up to 5 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Guide to ASQA's Fees (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 AG

Administering agency

Australian Skills Quality Authority


Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Help Line


Australian Skills Quality Authority

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9928
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Toll Free: 1300 701 801
Website: Australian Skills Quality Authority (Opens in new window)