Add items to your scope of registration

Use the online application system, asqanet, to add one or more training package qualifications, units of competency, or accredited courses to your scope of registration.

If you are unable to use the online application process, please contact the ASQA Info line on 1300 701 801, 9.00 am to 7.00 pm EST, Monday to Friday, or by email at enquiries@asqa.gov.au. Please note that in accordance with the Guide to ASQA’s fees (PDF 535kb), each application for change of scope not submitted using asqanet will attract a data entry fee of $100.

Fees for adding items to scope of registration

The fees for adding items to your scope of registration are:

  • to add non-equivalent training package qualifications or accredited courses: $920 for the first qualification or course, $135 for each additional qualification or course, on the same application
  • to add non-equivalent training package units of competency: $260 for each unit for the first seven units, $135 for each additional unit above the first seven, on the same application.

An invoice for this fee will be generated when you prepare to finalise your application in asqanet.

You can pay the invoice by:

  • electronic funds transfer (EFT)
  • BPAY® (for invoices of less than $10,000)
  • Visa or MasterCard, or
  • cheque.

ASQA will not commence assessing your application until this fee is paid in full. Any delay in payment of the invoice will increase the processing time for your application. After 30 days, ASQA will issue a reminder notice.

If you decide to withdraw your application, the application fee may be refunded if ASQA has not commenced work on the application.

As of 1 July 2014, ASQA will add equivalent training package products to your scope of registration without requiring an application or fee.

Adding elective units to scope

You cannot offer, deliver or issue a statement of attainment for a unit that is neither:

  • a core unit of competency within the packaging rules of a qualification on your scope of registration, nor
  • a named elective unit of competency within the packaging rules of a qualification on your scope of registration.

You may only offer, deliver or issue a statement of attainment for such a unit if:

  • you have applied to ASQA to have that unit explicitly listed on your scope of registration, and
  • ASQA has approved that application.

For more information, refer to the Fact sheet—delivering elective units.

Adding products from the Training and Education Training Package

Your RTO may only add an AQF qualification or assessor skill set from the Training and Education Training Package (or its successor) to your scope if:

  1. held registration for at least two years continuously
  2. from 1 January 2016, undergone an independent validation of its assessment system, tools, processes and outcomes in accordance with the requirements contained in clause 1.25 of the Standards for RTOs 2015.

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