There are approximately 4000 private Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) across Australia which deliver a range of nationally accredited and non accredited education and training programs. Private RTOs provide qualifications from Certificate I to Advanced Diplomas in a wide range of fields such as beauty therapy, hospitality, travel, business, computing, music, childcare and naturopathy. Private RTOs are also one of the largest providers of Vocational Education and Training (VET) programs alongside TAFE in Australia.
This section of the website provides information on all aspects of studying at a private RTO from entry pathways to course costs. Listed below are the key elements that you need to research when considering a course run by a private RTO: