Industry Training and Apprenticeships Act 1992

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13B Qualifications Authority may prescribe quality assurance requirements

(1)

Rules made under section 253(1)(gb) of the Education Act 1989 to prescribe quality assurance requirements for industry training organisations may include, without limitation other than subsection (2), requirements relating to—

(a)

the quality of the management, operation, and governance of industry training organisations; and

(b)

the quality of the skill standards developed and maintained by industry training organisations; and

(c)

the quality of the arrangements made by industry training organisations for the delivery of industry training (including apprenticeship training); and

(d)

the ability of industry training organisations to acquire, and to maintain,—

(i)

Qualifications Authority approval for programmes or training schemes for the specified industry; and

(ii)

Qualifications Authority consent, under section 252 of the Education Act 1989, to assess their students against listed skill standards.

(2)

Rules made under section 253(1)(gb) of the Education Act 1989 may not prescribe quality assurance requirements relating to the governance of industry training organisations unless the quality of governance affects a matter described in subsection (1)(b), (c), or (d).

Section 13B: inserted, on 23 April 2014, by section 16 of the Industry Training and Apprenticeships Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 16).