Glossary term: National VET Regulator

Acronym: NVR

Responsible for the registration and audit of registered training organisations (RTOs), and accreditation of courses in the vocational education and training (VET) sector. The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) is the national regulator for VET in the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, the Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia and Tasmania. It is also responsible for managing the registration of some RTOs in Victoria and Western Australia that offer courses to overseas students or to students in states that come under ASQA's jurisdiction.

See also: Australian Skills Quality Authority