National Conference Exclusive Partner


The Queensland Government’s Department of Education and Training is committed to ensuring Queenslanders have the education and skills they need to contribute to the economic and social development of Queensland.

Through its Training and Skills division, the department supports Queenslanders to acquire the skills needed to secure employment — delivering subsidised training and incentives through a range of programs.

The Queensland VET Quality Framework was introduced in 2017 as part of the Queensland Government’s commitment to achieving quality outcomes from the state’s investment in vocational education and training (VET). To learn more about the quality framework, and the government’s Advancing skills for the future strategy and Annual VET Investment Plan, visit

APIEF Exclusive Partner


The International Education and Training Strategy to Advance Queensland 2016-2026 was launched on 9 November 2016, providing a framework for industry and government to work together to grow the industry and enhance the State’s reputation as a leading global provider of international education and training services.

The Strategy details 36 specific initiatives aimed at supporting international education and training in Queensland. The strategy is supported by $25.3 million over the next five years.

Funding is currently available for industry groups to partner with government to deliver projects that will enhance Queensland’s International Education and Training sector.

APIEF Sponsors


Transnational Education Australia is a boutique consulting firm, offering consultation on the delivery of training offshore. With current projects in Malaysia, India, China, Vietnam, Sri Lanka and the Philippines and over 30 years experiences with offshore delivery. We offer strategic planning, introductions, compliance and implementation advice. Our mission is to create a global network to support the delivery of training worldwide.

Join us in this global movement today or email

ACPET Sponsors

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Barista Cart Sponsor

At Debit Success, we do more than just process direct debits. We allow your customers to sign up online, choose their preferred payment frequency and method – if your customer’s payment fails, you don’t need to do anything; we follow up via our 100 seat call centre. What’s more, your customers can contact us to make payment changes and update details.Operating for over 20 years, Debit Success processes over $1billion in payments per annum. We do more.

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Mobile App Sponsor

IBSA brings together fresh thinking from across industry to develop training solutions that grow the skills and capability of the VET sector. Our team of expert content creators produce resources to suit all delivery styles, including student workbooks, digital facilitator guides and e-learning, enabling providers to deliver quality training outcomes. We are also a Commonwealth Skills Service Organisation (SSO) serving the Manufacturing industry. Used Australia wide, our products are recognised for their integrity and adaptability.


Conference Refreshment Break Sponsor

RTO Advice Group is your one stop shop for all your RTO support needs. We offer quality and compliance consulting, a wide range of training and assessment resources under our Eduworks Resources division and recruitment for RTOs.

Our division, RTO Leadership Institute, is dedicated to professional development and courses for RTOs. We offer the new TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and our new accredited course 10615NAT Graduate Diploma of VET Quality and Compliance Management.

Visit our stall to find out more. RTO ID: 40682


Concurrent Session Sponsor

VETtrak is the unmatched leader in education technology. After 20 years of building student management software systems, we can safely say we’re the experts in helping meet the needs of RTOs throughout Australia.
We offer a comprehensive portfolio of integrated solutions for registered training organisations, schools, education institutions and corporate training initiatives.


Conference Supporter

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) is an independent industry-funded body supporting employers, workers, apprentices and career seekers in the building and construction industry. CSQ’s mission is to build a skilled workforce that meets the evolving needs of the industry. We support training to ensure the rights skills, at the right place, at the right time with a focus on upskilling. We operate across the building and construction industry in Queensland to build capability at every level of business by connecting people with the training they need.


Conference Supporter

DAIS is the ‘brand behind the brand’ of an extensive portfolio of national and international brands. To build a successful brand you need to ensure you have clarity around ‘who’ you are as a business and how you articulate and deliver on this to truly differentiate in the market. Working as a multidisciplinary team of professionals DAIS works to elevate their clients’ brands by Defining, Aligning, Implementing and then Sustaining their strategies to deliver against serious business KPI’s. Integrated into everything they do is adherence to an underlying business principle, ‘If you can’t measure it – then why are you doing it? DAIS Founder and Director, Jack Perlinski will also be delivering the conference keynote address.