Supporting the Fitness, Sport and Recreation Industry in Queensland

National Training Framework

National Training Framework

There are many nationally recognised Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications that provide the skills and training that underpin the workforce of the FSRR industry. These qualifications
are all developed and delivered under a national training framework that includes the following:

The AQF is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. It incorporates the qualifications from each education and training sector into a single comprehensive national qualifications framework. The AQF was introduced in 1995 to underpin the national system of qualifications in Australia encompassing higher education, vocational education and training and schools.

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Training packages are developed by Service Skills Organisations (SSO) to meet the training needs of an industry, or a group of industries. SKillsIQ is the SSO that oversees the development and review of the Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package. Skills Impact is the SSO that oversees the Racing and Breeding Training Package.

Registered training organisations (RTOs) are authorised to deliver training packages qualifications and units of competency as long as they have the training package product/s on their scope of registration. RTOs may also be Skills Assured (previously Pre-Qualified Supplier) under the Queensland Department of Employment, Small Business and Training’s Annual VET Investment Plan and be approved to deliver subsidised training to eligible vocational education and training participants.

The SIS – Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package is the relevant training package for fitness, sport and recreation.

The RGR – Racing and Breeding Training Package is the relevant training package for the racing industry.

The training packages provide up-to-date lists of endorsed qualifications, skills sets and competencies for the relevant industry.

Click here for specific sis training package details and to access a list of RTOs approved to deliver the package visit
Click here to access SkillsIQ’s website
Click here to access Skills Impact’s website


ASQA is the national regulator for vocational education and training. It registers training providers
and accredits VET courses to ensure nationally approved standards are met.

Click here for more information about the functions of ASQA

Assistance and Support for Organisations and Clubs

We aim to make it easier to run local fitness, sport and recreation organisations and clubs. Active Queenslanders Industry Alliance provides free one-on-one advice on how to apply for and win grants, free access to club management templates and tools, fact sheets, videos, legal information, advice on staffing and volunteer matters and subsidised Strategic and Business Planning audits and workshops.

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