Course Content
Develop evaluation data
Obtain and interpret information on organisation’s policies, procedures and compliance requirements. Develop evaluation methodology. Prepare evaluation plan, detailing established evaluation criteria and data to be collected. Confirm approval of plan from relevant stakeholders
Prepare and analyse evaluation data
Source required evaluation data according to evaluation plan. Organise, interpret and review collected data against established evaluation criteria. Discuss issues interpreting data and address in consultation with relevant stakeholders. Arrange evaluation data for analysis
Determine findings and reports on outcomes
Develop and discuss preliminary findings and any identified issues with relevant stakeholders. Source additional data required to clarify aspects of findings, and issues, where required. Prepare recommendations for actions to improve identified issues
BSBAUD515 Evaluate and review compliance
About Lesson

The second step of the compliance evaluation process involves preparing the evaluation data. This is foundational to understanding the RTO’s compliance status against relevant standards and legislation.

Initially, this step requires sourcing the required information and data outlined in the evaluation plan. You do this by identifying and collecting necessary documents, records, feedback, and any other relevant information that pertains to the RTO’s operations, training and assessment strategies, and outcomes. The data must be comprehensive enough to cover all aspects outlined in the evaluation plan, to ensure a thorough assessment of the RTO’s compliance.

Once the data is collected, we then organise, interpret, and review the gathered information against the evaluation criteria. This is a careful process where the data is systematically compared to the compliance benchmarks to identify areas of alignment or deviation.

Any issues encountered during the interpretation of data are addressed through consultation with your stakeholders, such as training staff, management, and, where necessary, external experts. This collaborative approach helps in clarifying ambiguities and ensures that the interpretation of data is accurate and reflective of the RTO’s operational realities. The data is then arranged methodically to facilitate a streamlined analysis and to ensure that no critical information is overlooked.

The third step of the process is the analysis of this data. This is where you scrutinise the data in fine detail. The analysis aims to draw meaningful insights regarding the RTO’s compliance status, identifying both strengths and areas for improvement.

It involves applying quantitative and qualitative analysis techniques to assess the RTO’s performance and compliance with the set standards and regulations. 

Upon completion of the analysis, the outcomes and findings are discussed with the stakeholders identified in your plan. This discussion is important as it provides an opportunity for collective reflection on the RTO’s practices, fostering a shared understanding of the compliance status and encouraging collaborative efforts towards continuous improvement. Engaging stakeholders in this dialogue ensures transparency in the evaluation process and leverages diverse perspectives to enrich the interpretation of the findings, ultimately contributing to more informed decision-making and strategic planning within the RTO.