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The Sharp Edge of Compliance - Sometimes!

13 September 2017
ICC Sydney, NSW

2017NVC Master Class

This workshop will explore the concept of understanding the difference between compliance and non-compliance against the Standards for Registered Training Organisations 2015, and where sometimes, this is blurry and subjective. It will include an analysis of the common Standards that are examined in a Renewal of Registration Audit, and will use a series of scenario-based discussion activities to encourage participant engagement and deepen understanding of the topic. 

Which side of the sharp edge are you on? This workshop is perfect for RTO owners, compliance managers or aspiring auditors.

This Master Class will focus on answering the following questions:

  • Adult learning principles
  • Delivery models
  • Catering for generational differences
  • Discussion of quality and efficiency in training


This event is a pre-approved professional development opportunity offering 25 Right Way Professional Development Points.

Who should attend

  • CEO/RTO Owner
  • RTO/Compliance Manager
  • Trainer/Assessor
  • Consultant

What to expect

  • Arrival tea and coffee & morning tea
  • PPT presentation
  • Associated resources
  • Electronic statement of attendance


Joe Newbery


Joe Newbery served in the Australian Army for over 20 years. His time in Defence was influenced by his appointment in training roles including recruit training, trade training and finally in training design and compliance. Joe departed Defence and established Newbery Consulting in 2005. He has extensive experience and is recognised for his work in course design, job analysis and VET quality auditing. Over the period 2007 – 2014, Joe provided Lead Auditor services on behalf of the VET regulators including the National Audit and Registration Agency (NARA), the Vocational Education and Training Accreditation Board (VETAB) and the Australian Skills Quality Authority. Today Joe leads a small team at Newbery Consulting to support his clients throughout Australia with a broad offering of VET products and services.

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