At Simonds, we believe that our people are the core of our business, and are instrumental in our continued growth and sustainable success. With a variety of roles across our business, ranging from construction to procurement; administration to drafting and various shared services (HR, IT, Finance), we have a number of roles to suit many skill levels.

So whether you are looking for your first job, are an experienced tradesperson or contemplating a career change, consider Simonds for your next opportunity.

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Data Quality Officer

Apply now Job no: 494682
Work type: Full Time
Location: St Kilda Road
Categories: Education/RTO

Based on the principle of “builders training builders”, BAA draws on its deep connections to Simonds Homes to ensure it provides the highest quality curriculum and training services to meet industry needs. In 2018, BAA was recognised as the Victorian Small Training Provider of the Year after being a finalist for the same award in 2017 and 2020.

BAA includes two RTO's: House of Learning Pty Ltd trading as Builders Academy Australia (National RTO Code 21583) & City-Wide Building & Training Services Pty LTD trading as CWBTS (National RTO Code 91138). With close to 3000 active students, BAA delivers pre-apprenticeships through to Advanced Diploma level qualifications across 4 Australian states.


This important role will work within the Data Quality Team to support student data accuracy, quality and reporting, with a focus on processing student activity who are funded students under the Victorian Skills First funding contract.

This role will be working from the companies St Kilda Road, Melbourne office yet it is expected that remote working will be required from home until health advice related to Covid-19 allows otherwise.  

We are seeking a motivated and experienced individual who has a keen eye for detail, a good working knowledge of inputting and quality assuring student training data and holds an operational knowledge of compliance and data reporting requirements in a Registered Training Organisation (RTO).  

Key Tasks include;

  • Reviewing student training activity, including apprentice and trainee training activity and working with the Data Quality Team Leader to ensure all evidence of participation is accurately demonstrated within student files and is accurately reported within the student management system (VETtrak);
  • Communicating (as required) with students, employers, parents, and apprenticeship centres in relation to student training activity, Including providing updates in relation to the progress of students undertaking an apprenticeship or traineeship with Builders Academy Australia;
  • Accurately and efficiently using student data systems including VETtrak and Epsilon to process student data, including apprentice and trainee enrolment and training activity, and reporting this to Government via the Skills Victoria Training System (SVTS) portal;
  • Developing reports that will aid in making informed decisions about student training activity within the RTO.


This role will suit those who have previous compliance, data quality or RTO administration experience and who have worked within an RTO or similar business supporting students and ideally apprentices and trainees towards their success.

It will be important that the successful applicant can create and foster close working relationships with all key staff within the team. To do this they will be a good communicator, energetic approach and have a 'can-do' attitude.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications:

  • Hold an operational knowledge of the Standards for Registered Training Organisations 2015 (RTO Standards) in relation to student progress and data reporting.
  • Hold an operational knowledge of requirements in relation to Victorian Skills First funding contract obligations and particularly those in relation to apprenticeship and traineeship students;
  • Proven ability to effectively work within a customer service or call centre environment, preferably within the VET sector;
  • Ability to meet ASQA Fit & Proper persons requirements;
  • Strong data quality and administration experience, including a proven record of meeting and exceeding targets/KPIs;
  • Experience using a student management system – VETtrak (highly desired);
  • Qualifications in business administration, quality auditing or similar will be highly regarded.

Please note: Our student enrolment, pre-training review and admissions team members work varied hours therefore availability between 8:30 am – 6:30pm Monday to Friday may be required.


With a 70-year history, Simonds Group has a strong on-going commitment to quality and service to our customers and a deep culture in building stable and rewarding futures for our people. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a successful RTO that continues to grow and diversify its services.

If this sounds like the role for you, please click on 'Apply for this job' and attach your cover letter and resume to submit your application.

Please note: You must have full working rights to apply for this role and we are only accepting applications direct from candidates and will not accept applications from recruitment agencies. The current State Government directions may require this position to be fully vaccinated with an approved COVID-19 vaccine and be able to provide the required evidence of this.

Candidates who are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. 

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