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Conducting Internal Audit

Managing quality and compliance with the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs)

If you manage an RTO, you will understand just how important compliance is to your business. To effectively manage compliance, you need to systematically monitor the RTO's performance against the Standards and act accordingly. Implementing a systematic internal audits program, will allow you to produce the evidence required to manage and demonstrate compliance, and to continuously improve your training products.

One of the main factors that prevent RTOs using internal audits to manage compliance is the lack of knowledge and skills of its staff members in conducting internal audits against the Standards for RTOs.

This workshop will cover the steps required to create a system to prepare, conduct, and record findings of internal audits in line with the Standards for RTOs 2015 requirements.

During the workshop, the facilitator will focus on the types of evidence that could be provided by an RTO to demonstrate compliance, in particular assessing whether the RTO:

  • Had met the requirements of the Standards across all its scope of registration, and
  • Had training and assessment strategies and practices in place that ensured that all current and prospective learners were trained and assessed in accordance with the requirements of the Standards.

Participants will walk away with the skills, knowledge, and supporting tools required to immediately perform internal audits against the Standards for RTOs.

  • Learning Objectives +

    • Understand the Vocational Education and Training sector
    • Understand requirements to systematically use internal audits to support quality and compliance
    • Identify critical areas for continuous improvement.
    • Interpret audit benchmarks
    • Understand the audit process
    • Identify sources and methods to collect relevant information for audit
    • Understand resources required to perform systematic internal audits
    • Evaluate gathered information against prescribed benchmarks
    • Understand how to report audit findings
  • Application Objectives +

    • Establish a consistent internal audit approach for your organisation, within 30 days
    • Develop an internal audit schedule, within two weeks
    • Establish and monitor critical areas for internal audits, within 30 days
    • Promote a continuous improvement culture across your organisation
    • Use at least three different methods to collect information during every audit
    • Use at least two different methods to analyse collected evidence during every audit
    • Write effective audit reports
  • Impact Objectives +

    • Be ready to provide the annual declaration on compliance with the Standards to ASQA
    • Improve your organisation's quality indicators
    • Connect the findings of internal audits with your continuous improvement system
    • Support staff development
    • Effectively monitor critical areas such as: continuous improvement, training and assessment strategies, managing trainers, assessment practices, and third party agreements
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Event date Location Individual Price Choose Registration Type:
12 Apr 9:00 am RYDGES on Swanston Hotel (VIC) AU$395.00
26 Aug 9:00 am Rydges World Square Sydney AU$395.00
22 Oct 9:00 am Hilton Brisbane AU$395.00

Workshop Participants' Feedback

  • Javier was a great trainer who delivered a fully comprehensible internal audit course at a level that suited all participants. I would highly recommend the Insources Internal Audit Workshop to all RTO's
    Megan Morley - Hills International Institute of Education
  • This workshop helped me identify areas from an Auditor's point of view. It was a very informative session and I would recommend RTO's have their senior Trainer & Assessors attend so they understand the importance of their role in an RTO is not only delivering training, compliance is a very large part of their role to ensure the RTO's success.
    Sue-Ellen Matthews - Hills International Institute of Education
  • Javier has wealth of knowledge and experience in the multi dimensions and facets of Vocational Education and Training. With a transparent commitment to and advocacy for quality VET, Javier is able to effectively deconstruct and translate legislative instruments into everyday practice. A quality mentor, auditor and trainer with integrity, knowledge and experience.
    Ishbel MacConnachie - Australian Child Care Career Options (ACCCO) Pty Ltd
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