Industry Training and Apprenticeships Act 1992

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Part 2 Recognition of industry training organisations and funding of training activities

5 Minister may recognise industry training organisations

(1)

After receiving an application for recognition under section 6, the Minister may, by notice in the Gazette, recognise a body corporate as an industry training organisation.

(2)

Recognition under subsection (1) may be subject to any conditions that, in the Minister’s opinion, are reasonably necessary to maintain the quality and effectiveness of industry training in the specified industry.

(3)

Before recognising an organisation under subsection (1), the Minister must—

(a)

take into account the matters set out in section 7; and

(b)

be satisfied that the organisation has, or will have, the skill and knowledge to be able to carry out the core activities of an industry training organisation under section 11B(1)(a); and

(c)

be satisfied, following consultation with the Qualifications Authority, that the organisation has, or will have, and is likely to maintain—

(i)

systems and processes to enable the organisation to comply with the prescribed quality assurance requirements; and

(ii)

the capability, knowledge, and experience to enable the organisation to comply with the prescribed quality assurance requirements.

(4)

The Gazette notice under subsection (1) must specify—

(a)

the name of the organisation; and

(b)

the specified industry; and

(c)

any conditions of recognition.

(5)

The Minister may,—

(a)

at the request of the industry training organisation, amend the notice to change the description of the specified industry:

(b)

at any time,—

(i)

revoke a condition of recognition; or

(ii)

amend a condition of recognition, or impose a new condition, if, in the Minister’s opinion, the amended or new condition is reasonably necessary to maintain the quality and effectiveness of industry training in the specified industry.

Section 5: replaced, on 23 April 2014, by section 11 of the Industry Training and Apprenticeships Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 16).