To apply to add a qualification:
- check packaging rules of qualification on Training.gov.au
- complete a TAS document and Trainer and assessor profile for the qualification you plan to add to your school’s scope of registration. Save the completed documents in an easily accessible location.
- check that your school RTO can provide verifiable evidence of having the following, if required
- log in to the QCAA Portal
complete an ‘Add qualification’ activity, in the VET app, including uploading the saved, completed TAS document.
A QCAA officer will be assigned to review the application. The officer:
- will assess the application based on AQF level and risk level
- may request clarification of provided information
- may request a document review depending on the AQF level and risk level
- will request a desk review for qualification/s that are AQF Level 3 and above
- will make a recommendation about whether to approve or reject the application.
- approved, including the date it will be added to the scope of registration. You can start advertising the qualification and enrolling students after this date
- rejected, with reasons for rejecting the application.
You will be notified via the VET app that your application has either been:
Once you receive notification that the qualification has been added to scope:
- review the 'offered' box in the VET app for each of the qualification’s units
- tick the 'offered' box for all units listed in the TAS document.
Note: Units without a tick in the ‘offered’ box will not be available for student enrolment.
Note: It can take up to 90 calendar days to approve a qualification application, and schools can only advertise and deliver approved qualifications. (It is unlawful to advertise or promote a national vocational qualification or unit of competency that is not on your scope of registration.) School RTOs should apply to add a qualification at least six months before they plan to deliver the qualification.