Yes, online and remote courses are possible but must meet the same stringent quality and compliance standards as traditional classroom courses.
Risks include failing to meet compliance standards, changes in regulations, and market competition. A robust risk management strategy and ongoing compliance monitoring are essential.
The timeline can vary, but expect a minimum of 12-18 months for the entire process, including preparation, application, and audit phases.
The application process involves submitting various forms and evidence to ASQA to demonstrate your capability to operate as an RTO. This includes a financial viability risk assessment, quality indicators, and more.
Costs can vary widely but include application fees, audit fees, and ongoing operational expenses such as staff salaries, marketing, and facilities.