stablishing and operating a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) can be a great pathway to a fulfilling business career. From delivering recognised qualifications that support students in achieving their professional goals to working with trainers and assessors passionate about teaching, RTO owners have the potential to build a highly successful business while supporting others with broadening their career goals. Before you get started however, there are many things to consider and various regulatory considerations to understand. This quick guide takes you through the major considerations in setting up an RTO. Deciding to set up an RTO Setting up an RTO is a major undertaking that can involve many thousands of dollars and hours and hours of your hard work and effort. If you are in the pre-planning stage where you’re weighing up whether an RTO is the right business for you, it’s the right time to research the industry in detail and find out all you can about running an RTO. You will need to have a solid business concept that you can turn into a detailed business plan as part of your application. You will need to think about your target market and the industries you will be serving, along with how to engage and attract students. Staff, training and assessment quality, capital, and facilities and equipment are some of the other issues you will need to think about..