An RTO could be involved in third-party agreements: the written agreement between the RTO and possible third-party agreements is likely to be beneficial, especially for small OVes who want other organizations to entrust it with services or training. Third-party or agency agreements are clearly anticipated and approved by the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 (Cth) and the standards applicable to RTOs. By standards, RT can offer training and evaluation services with other organizations (third parties), provide educational support services or recruit students. All services provided by third parties must be recorded in a written agreement (point 2.3). These agreements must be notified to the ASQA within 30 days (point 8.4) using the form provided here online. In these cases, paragraphs 2.3, 2.4 and 8.3 apply, and RTO is still responsible for marketing and promotional activities carried out by third parties on its behalf. `Fantastic Training` – provides SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness, which requires the delivery of basic HLTAID003 assistance. “Fantastic Training” decides to hire a RTO – “First Response Training” – from third parties, in order to provide first aid to its learners, because they are specialists in the region. First Response Training provides training and evaluation for the unit with “Fantastic Training” registration, registration of results and issuance of the exam to learners. The written agreement is signed by each contracting party and the RTO maintains an updated record of all agreements concluded by the RTO. Once the audits are complete, earthly Training works with its third-party provider to ensure that all necessary measures and improvements are implemented in a timely manner.
Middling RTO has a number of postgraduate agreements with schools for the provision and evaluation of vocational training diplomas to high school students. In each of the agreements, the school recruits students and offers delivery and evaluation services. Middling RTO leads student records and certifies successful students. An RTO can outsource marketing and recruitment tasks to third parties. In today`s market, there are a number of organizations that specialize in marketing vocational training products. Many SROs do not have marketing know-how and resources and believe that these partnerships offer great commercial value to their business model. The following case studies are examples of NGOs that define strategies for monitoring existing third-party plans. If you are wondering why an RTO would enter into a third-party agreement to deliver a course if the OTR has the course to its own extent, I will not analyze the many possible reasons for that decision. However, in all cases, the RTO partner must add value to the training product. It can be a specific location, know-how and/or resource, a market position, a training model, etc.
RTO-to-RTO partnerships are always a valid alternative when it comes to providing students with quality training. OSRs must develop and implement sufficient strategies and resources to monitor services provided, regardless of the type of third party. (paragraph 2.4). Under the third-party agreement, OTRs and placement service providers will define the conditions for the product, which will allow students to better benefit and promote a student approach to the design and implementation of the training. In accordance with 2015 OV standards, agreements between RTO and third parties must ensure that services provided by third parties meet the standards at all times.