What is an RTO?

A Registered Training Organisation (RTO) is an organisation accredited by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) which is the national regulator for Australia’s vocational education and training sector. ASQA regulates courses and training providers to ensure nationally approved quality standards are met.
RTOs may include TAFE institutes, private providers, community providers, schools, higher education institutions, industry organisations and enterprises.

RTOs issue Australian Qualification Framework qualifications and Statements of Attainment. The details and scope of registration of all registered training organisations are listed on the official National Register of information on Training Packages, Qualifications, Courses, Units of Competency and Registered Training Organisations (RTOs.  www.training.gov.au