The AQF is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training
The AQF links education and the labour market
The AQF sets the standards for Australia’s qualifications
The AQF is a flexible, contemporary framework of Australia’s qualifications
The AQF is Australia’s National Qualifications Framework
The AQF builds confidence in qualifications
The AQF supports the development of pathways to assist people to move easily through education and training and work
The AQF supports lifelong learning
The AQF underpins regulatory and quality assurance arrangements for education and training
The AQF supports national and international mobility of graduates and workers
The AQF enables comparability of Australian and international qualifications
AQF qualifications are the currency of the labour market

Registration of education and training providers

Under Australian law, only registered education and training providers are authorised to deliver and assess AQF qualifications.

In higher education, providers are registered by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency.

In vocational education and training, training organisations are registered by:

For information about senior secondary schools, please contact the state or territory accrediting authorities below:

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