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Velg2Go: The VET Landscape

15 October 2018

This Velg2Go online course provides participants with an introduction to the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector as it stands today. Content is suitable for a range of RTO staff to take part in, from people who are brand new to the industry and need to piece together the puzzle, through to experienced practitioners who want to bring themselves up to date with the current state of play. This is an ideal course to incorporate into any RTO's induction program.The course will focus on how stakeholders and frameworks impact on the primary roles, responsibilities and functions of Registered Training Organisations whilst providing participants with a platform to engage in collaborative activities that enable the sharing of currently engaged RTO practices.To find out more about  Velg2Go click here.

Key topics covered in this course

  • The history of VET
  • Key players in the Australian VET sector
  • VET Regulators (ASQA, TAC, VRQA, QCAA)
  • Types of Registered Training Organisations (RTOs)
  • Key RTO roles and responsibilities
  • RTO Management System
  • Regulatory Frameworks
  • Training Frameworks

Standards for RTOs 2015 addressed:

  • SRTO 7
  • SRTO 8

Dates & Length

October Course

  • Length of course:  3 Weeks 
    • Course commences: 15 October 2018
    • Course concludes: 2 November 2018
  • Live Check-in 
    • 2 November 2018
    • 11:00am - 12:00pm (AEST:QLD)
  • Recommended course time: two hours per week

(The course will open 1 week prior to commencement date to allow learners the ability to access and navigate the Canvas platform.  Similarly, the course will remain open 1 week after the course concludes, to allow access to any course resources)

Further information

For further information about Velg2Go, please visit

Ph: 07 3866 0888 Email:

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
  • Administrator
  • Consultant
  • Head of Faculty/Department/Area Manager
  • Government Officer
  • Private Individual

What to expect

  • Online resources
  • Interaction with facilitator and other participants
  • Electronic Statement of Attendance


Melanie Alexandra


Melanie Alexandra has held a variety of roles within the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector for over 20 years in Australia and in the UK.As a teacher, trainer and assessor, Faculty Area Head and Program Manager she has developed academic curriculum and vocational qualifications from Certificate I to Degree level, delivered programs to learners in schools, colleges and universities and provided professional development to staff of schools, higher education institutions and registered training organisations. As Head of Quality Assurance, RTO Manager and Senior Lead Auditor for the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA), Melanie has worked extensively with regulatory bodies to ensure high standards of quality and compliance and is currently employed by Velg Training as Resource Developer and Consultant.

Also speaking at:

Mackay Schools Cluster Workshops - QLD Schools Only _ Mackay Region

Tanya Henry

Tanya Henry has worked in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector for over a decade as a Trainer/ Assessor, Instructional Designer, Audit Coordinator and School Academic Committee Member representing a team delivering a number of nationally recognised training qualifications. Tanya has delivered face-to-face training in the classroom and online utilising a variety of learner management systems. Tanya has developed accredited courses and programs and supported the process of registration of vocational qualifications from Certificate III to Diploma level including TAEASS502, developed professional development programs for trainers and assessors within RTOs, and consulted to a number of RTOs in the areas of compliance and validation. Tanya is currently employed by Velg Training as Resource Developer.

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