Pre-qualified supplier framework
The pre-qualified supplier (PQS) system provides a central register of pre-approved registered training organisations (RTOs) for the delivery of training and assessment services subsidised by the Department of Education and Training (DET).
The PQS system is based on a performance framework for the assessment, selection and monitoring of RTOs linked to national standards and DET specific requirements in quality management.
It aims to provide training participants with a level of assurance that their chosen RTO is able to deliver high-quality, industry-standard training that best meets their skilling and learning needs, and supports employment opportunities.
Pre-qualification applies to all RTOs directly contracted by DET to deliver training and assessment services. On approval of PQS status, DET may permit RTOs to provide training services under a range of publicly-funded programs.
There are no application fees or annual registration fees directly associated with the PQS system.
If you are wishing to become, or already are a User Choice pre-qualified supplier, refer to the
User Choice section of this website.