Vocational Education and Training (VET) Legislation

ASQA was established on 1 July 2011 through the enactment of the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011. Between 1 July 2011 and 1 July 2012 ASQA became the regulatory body for the vocational education and training (VET) sector throughout all of Australia. About ASQA provides further information.

Legislative framework

ASQA's regulation of Australia's vocational education and training sector is supported by a framework of legislation and standards.

This framework includes the establishing legislation above, as well as the VET Quality Framework, the Standards for Accredited Courses, and legislation relating to the provision of courses to overseas students.

The VET Quality Framework comprises:

Financial & business industry legislation

General legislation