ASQA Audit

Summary of AQTF audit information

As a Pre-qualified Supplier under the User Choice 2010 – 2015 program Far North Training & Consultancy Pty Ltd is required to publish audit information in relation to its compliance with the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF).

The User Choice program provides public funding paid directly to Pre-qualified Suppliers for the delivery of accredited entry-level training to eligible Apprentices and Trainees.

The AQTF is the national set of standards which assures nationally consistent, high-quality training and assessment services for the clients of Australia’s vocational education and training system.

An AQTF audit reviews evidence of an organisations’ compliance with the requirements of the AQTF Essential Conditions and Standards of Initial/Continuing Registration to confirm that it is achieving quality training and assessment outcomes. The process also identifies opportunities for improvement on these outcomes.

This information is published to assist apprentices, trainees and their employers to make informed decisions regarding their selection of a Pre-qualified Supplier for the delivery of training and assessment services.

Audit Date:              5 September 2013

Qualifications audited

Qualification code

Qualification name

SIT30812 CERTIFICATE III in Commercial Cookery
HLTFA404C Apply advanced resuscitation techniques

Audit Outcome


Was non- compliance identified?

If ‘Yes’, non- compliance type
Minor, Significant, Critical

Summary of non-compliance Actions taken to rectify the non-compliance Has the non-compliance been rectified?


SIGNIFICANT SNR 15.4 Training and assessment is delivered by trainers and assessors who have the necessary training and assessment competencies as determined by the NSSC Nominated trainer completed competency to meet requirements.


    SNR 15.5 Assessment meets the requirements of the relevant training package. Assessment tools were systematically validated.  
    SNR 18.1 The NVR registered training organisation’s Chief Executive must ensure that the NVR registered training organisation complies with the VET Quality Framework. CEO rectified noncompliance which then met conditions for VET Quality Framework.  
    SNR 24.1 The NVR registered training organisation must ensure its marketing and advertising of AQF and VET Qualifications to prospective clients is ethical, accurate and consistent with its scope of registration. NRT Logo references were amended to comply with scope of registration.  


Explanatory notes:

Non-compliance with the AQTF means that requirements of the have not been met based on the evidence reviewed. Non-compliances are categorised as minor, significant or critical. For the purposes of the User Choice 2010 – 2015 program, only significant and Critical non-compliances need to be published

Minor:                       No, or minor, adverse impact on learners with no serious breakdown of provision of quality training and assessment.

Significant:             Significant adverse impact on learners with insufficient focus on quality training and assessment outcomes.

Critical:                    Critical adverse impact on learners with widespread or persistent dissatisfaction with services and outcomes.