Pages with topic "Registered Training Organisations (RTOs)"
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has published the 2020 Education at a Glance report which highlights the widespread neglect of the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector.
25 Aug 2020 : Sectors under stress: the impact of COVID-19
The Vocational Education and Training (VET) and English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) sectors have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has led to increased stress and uncertainty for our members.
17 Jul 2020 : Members' voices heard in VET sector review
Our union has made a submission to the Productivity Commission’s Review of the National Agreement for Skills and Workforce Development (NASWD) to ensure the professional voices of our members working in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector a…
21 May 2020 : Redundancies: knowing your rights
Members employed in the VET and ELICOS sectors must be aware of their rights, responsibilities and entitlements when it comes to redundancy, to ensure they receive the best possible advice and outcomes if a genuine redundancy occurs.
13 May 2020 : JobKeeper: knowing your rights
It is vital that our members working the the VET and ELICOS sector know their rights and are fully informed about the terms and conditions of the federal government’s JobKeeper wage subsidy, following cases of misuse by some employers.
Members have been advised not to provide private medical information after their employer attempted to collect this information unnecessarily.
A Registered Training Organisation (RTO) was forced to abandon an attempt to terminate its employees’ collective agreement after a hearing in the Fair Work Commission (FWC) last week.
24 Feb 2017 : Evocca College sackings condemned
Today’s announcement of further staff redundancies and campus closures at Evocca College has been condemned.
The volatile nature of the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector has been put under the spotlight again this week as staff at major employer Australian College of Training and Employment (ACTE) face redundancies due to a major restructure.
7 Aug 2015 : $120K in compensation secured for QIAE members
Assistance from our union has seen ten members formerly employed by the Queensland Institute for Aviation Engineering (QIAE) receive a total of over $120,000 in unpaid wages and leave entitlements.
Legislation to improve training quality, advertising standards, provider and course accreditation welcomed by our union.