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Summary of VQF Audit Information

As a registered training organisation, TAFE NSW is required to publish audit information in relation to it’s compliance with the VET Quality Framework (VQF).

The User Choice program provides public funding paid directly to Pre-qualified Suppliers for the delivery of accredited entry-level training to eligible Apprentices and Trainees. The VQF is the national set of standards which assures nationally consistent, high-quality training and assessment services for the clients of Australia’s vocational education and training system.

An VQF audit reviews evidence of an organisations’ compliance with the requirements of the VQF Essential Conditions and Standards of Initial/Continuing Registration to confirm that it is achieving quality training and assessment outcomes. The process also identifies opportunities for improvement on these outcomes.

This information is published to assist apprentices, trainees and their employers to make informed decisions regarding their selection of a Pre-qualified Supplier for the delivery of training and assessment services.

Audit report: NCTAFE VQF Audit November 2014
Audit Date: 20 - 21 November 2014
Qualifications Audited: 91183NSW Certificate II in Horse Industry Operations (Performace Horse)
10229NAT Certificate III in Horse Industry Practice (Performance Horse)
ACH30310 Certificate III in Horse Breeding
Audit Outcomes: No significant or critical non-compliances identified
Summary of significant or critical non-compliances and action to rectify Nil


Explanatory notes:
Non-compliance with the VQF means that requirements of the have not been met based on the evidence reviewed. Non-compliances are categorised as minor, significant or critical. For the purposes of the audit, only significant and critical non-compliances need to be published  
Minor: No, or minor, adverse impact on learners with no serious breakdown of provision of quality training and assessment.
Significant: Significant adverse impact on learners with insufficient focus on quality training and assessment outcomes.
Critical: Critical adverse impact on learners with widespread or persistent dissatisfaction with services and outcomes


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