Registration and regulation of Racing Queensland training contracts
Registration and regulation of Racing Queensland training contracts (PDF, 274KB)
Information to get started
Under the Further Education and Training Act 2014 (the Act), the Chief Executive of the Department of Education and Training has delegated this authority to Racing Queensland (Racing Qld) to register and regulate training contracts for apprentices and trainees in racing industry apprenticeships and traineeships.
Racing Queensland's responsibilities
As a delegated authority, Racing Qld is responsible for complying with the legislative requirements of the Act.
Racing Qld must maintain evidence of the forms used and the processes followed when making decisions and exercising delegations under the Act.
In providing information to the department, Racing Qld must ensure that any personal information provided has been collected and is being disclosed in line with the Information Privacy Principles set out in the Information Privacy Act 2009.
Metro North regional office's role
The Metro North (Nundah) regional office is the department's office responsible for the entry of all Racing Qld apprenticeship and traineeship transactions into departmental databases.
Registration of Racing Queensland training contracts
All racing industry apprenticeships and traineeships associated with Racing Qld have been identified in the Queensland Training Information Service (QTIS) website.
It is noted on QTIS that all racing industry specific training contracts must be forwarded to Racing Qld for approval.
Australian Apprenticeship Support Network providers must forward the hard copy of the training contract to Racing Qld for approval and e-lodge the training contract to the Metro North regional office for registration.
Racing Qld will consider the approval of the training contract and notify the Metro North regional office, who will provide a registration number to Racing Qld.
Racing Qld are responsible for all correspondence to the parties of the training contract.
Racing Qld holds all documentation relating to the training contract.
Amendment of Racing Queensland training contracts
The following amendments to Racing Qld training contracts are identical to the processes used by all other apprentices, trainees and their employers:
Racing Qld must ensure these amendments contain all signatures required.
Completion of Racing Queensland training contracts
Completions of Racing Qld contracts are also identical to the mainstream process.
The training organisation will forward the completion agreement to Racing Qld rather than the regional office. Racing Qld will inform Metro North regional office of completion details for input into departmental databases. Racing Qld will also issue the completion certificate and inform the employer that the certificate has been issued.
Cancellations of Racing Queensland training contracts
Current Racing Qld procedures require written and signed applications for cancellation which a committee will consider. These procedures satisfy the legislative requirements of the Act.
For further information
Phone the Metro North regional office through Apprenticeships Info on 1800 210 210.