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.

If your RTO is located and delivers training solely within Western Australia and / or Victoria, you need to be registered with the relevant state.

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:

  • 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 Amount Description
Apply Application All $8000.00 Initial assessment fee
Apply Lodgement All $500.00

Initial lodgement fee

Apply Renewal All $500.00 Renewal

Act(s) name

National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 Australian Government

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Help Line


Australian Skills Quality Authority

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9928
Melbourne, Victoria 3001