REGISTERED TRAINING ORGANISATION (RTO)
An RTO is an organisation, registered in accordance with the AQTF Standards for Registered Training Organisations, to provide specific vocational education and training and/or assessment services. RTOs may include TAFE institutes, private providers, community providers, schools, higher education institutions, industry organisations and enterprises.
Clients benefit from:
* national recognition of qualifications gained
* knowing that their training is being delivered by an organisation which meets national standards
* enhanced career prospects because the qualifications are based on identified industry needs
* access to recognition of prior learning (RPL), also known as recognition of current competence (RCC). Opportunities for articulation into further training (this may include higher education).