Audit Summary Information

Audit Report

Summary of AQTF audit information

As a Pre-qualified Supplier under the User Choice 2010 – 2015 program, Australian Institute of Early Childhood Studies is required to publish audit information in relation to it’s compliance with the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF).

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 AQTF 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 AQTF audit reviews evidence of an organisations’ compliance with the requirements of the AQTF 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 Date: 28/10/2009 – 29/10/2009
Qualifications audited
Qualification code Qualification name
 CHC30402 Certificate III in Children’s Services
 CHC50302 Diploma Of Children’s Services
 TAA40104 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
Audit Outcome Rectification
Was non-compliance identified?

If ‘Yes’, non-compliance typeSummary of non-complianceActions taken to rectify the non-complianceHas the non-compliance been rectified?        YesSignificant Update required of training and assessment strategies and tools, support required from employer to validate assessment tools and quality outcomes, AVETMISS postcode reporting needing review of location Updated training and assessment tools to address all knowledge and specific evidence requirements, modification to student practicum handbooks to ensure employer comment and feedback on assessment and employer support, AVETMISS postcodes reviewed and updated.

Yes

Explanatory notes:

Non-compliance with the AQTF 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 User Choice 2010 – 2015 program, 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.