Training providers

Independent advice about the training system in South Australia

There are approximately 185 vocational education and training providers delivering nationally endorsed training products in South Australia and an additional 2,793 providers registered to deliver training in South Australia. 


Additionally, there are approximately 175 Higher Education providers nationally, with many having a footprint in South Australia.

​Providers are required to operate in accordance with the relevant sector legislation and standards and ensure that their training products meet the national standards.

How we can help you


We provide a free and confidential advisory service and can assist you to locate information relevant to different industry sectors and connect you to key industry stakeholders to ensure your delivery and assessment strategies remain current.

We are also able to talk to you or your team about the relevant sector, training assessment or student related issues and provide independent advice.

Contact us to find out more.

Information about the training system

Find out about the training system

Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) – the national regulator for Australia's vocational education and training (VET) sector.

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) – the national quality assurance and regulatory agency for higher education.

Training and Skills Commission (State Training Authority) - provides independent advice about the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector. Industry Skills Councils were established from 1 January 2019 to provide recommendations on the skills and training needs of industry.

Department for Innovation and Skills - supports Registered Training Organisations, Group Training Organisations, community services organisations and industry to deliver subsidised training.

Adult and Community Education - funded by the Department for Innovation and Skills to deliver foundation skills to help prepare for study or work.

Do you provide training to international students?

Our office can assist you to access information to meet your regulatory requirements as an international education provider and provide independent advice in relation to student-related matters.

Make sure you are aware of your obligations and responsibilities associated to the Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) legislative framework.

The Australian Skills Quality Authority and Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency also have oversight responsibilities for English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS).

More information about international education can be found on the Department of Education website.

Contact us to find out more on 1800 006 488.

Dispute Resolution

We can also respond to concerns or complaints you may have about the training system.

Our free and confidential services include:

  • tailored advice on how to deal with problems that might arise in relation to an individual student situation
  • mediation and negotiation to resolve disputes between a training provider and student
  • support for your students to access your provider policies and procedures