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A copy of the Eligible Skill Shortage Trades List is available on the DEET / Employment website at: www.deet.nt.gov.au/employment/employer_ incentives/eligible_skill_shortage_trades_list.pdf A copy of the Northern Territory Occupational Shortages List is available off the web at : http://www.deet.nt.gov.au/employment/workforce_ nt/docs/nt_occupation_shortage_list_mar05.pdf For more information on the Eligible Skill Shortage Trades List, please call Archie Wright, Senior Project Offi cer, Employment Strategy Unit on 89011 352. AQTF Compliance Internal Audits Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) must be able to demonstrate continuous compliance with the Australian Quality Training Framework Standards for Registered Training Organisations 2005 . RTOs are required to conduct an annual internal audit also known as a self-assessment. (Refer Standard 1.4a) A copy of the completed self-assessment report must be forwarded to DEET Employment and Training Division as evidence of compliance. The report will then be evaluated and feedback provided to the RTO where necessary. The report is due for completion each year at the annual anniversary date of registration as an RTO. DEET Employment and Training Division will be contacting each RTO in the near future regarding self-assessment reporting requirements. Further information on self-assessments can be found in the RTO Guide, or you may like to contact the Quality & Regulatory Unit on (08) 8901 1340 or email qualityandregulatory@nt.gov.au National Strategic Audit of Training in the Hospitality Industry The national strategic audit of training in the hospitality industry was initiated through the National Training Quality Council and managed by the Western Australian Training Accreditation Council. A National Steering Committee was established representing all State and Territory Registering Bodies, the Australian Government and representatives from the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Service Skills Industry Skills Council and the Australian Council of Trade Unions. Through the Steering Committee it was determined the audit should focus on the delivery and assessment of 3 qualifi cations. THH21802 Certifi cate II in Hospitality (Operations) THH22002 Certifi cate II in Hospitality (Kitchen Operations) and, THH31502 Certifi cate III in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery) This decision was based upon advice from employers within the industry as well as data relating to the number of RTOs in each jurisdiction offering these qualifi cations and the level of activity for each qualifi cation. The Northern Territory identifi ed 6 registered training organisations (RTOs) offering 1 or more of the targeted qualifi cations, of these 3 were targeted for an on-site audit based on information provided through an online questionnaire. Northern Territory audits were conducted by Bishop and Associates Pty Ltd with a technical 9