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Phoenix Compliance Management

With over 50 years of combined experience, we provide RTOs with innovative solutions to complex compliance requirements. We give our clients the confidence to make decisions.

While others see problems, we find solutions.

The Team

Where the Passion Begins

At Phoenix Compliance Management, we understand the challenges of compliance in educational organisations.  We consistently help registered training organisations (RTOs) of all sizes respond to industry changes and compliance challenges. Our years of experience have taught us to always make your business success our priority.

Our team of experts is ready to help you develop strategies for not only surviving, but thriving. Give us a call today to set up your first consultation.


Akshay Nichkawde BComm


Akshay Nichkawde is the director of A N Global Australia Pty Ltd, trading as Phoenix Compliance Management. As a young and ambitious entrepreneur, Akshay has dedicated himself to the Vocational Education and Training sector and provides strategic advice to businesses big and small. Akshay holds a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Economics and leads a successful team in providing professional services to his clients.

Akshay continues to push for the integration of technology and the improvement of practices into the learning space to enhance the quality of learning outcomes for students and the training community.


Chris Stephens MBA (Tech Mgt), BSc (Hons)


Chris has been in quality assurance since 1972 and consulting in the VET sector since 2003. He has run a variety of businesses at the level of Quality Manager and senior management roles. He has been involved in the setting up and development of a large number of RTOs on the East coast of Australia. 

Chris has an MBA in Technology Management from Deakin University and is an experienced Quality Auditor. He recently has worked as an Expert Witness in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for RTOs facing regulatory shutdown with much success. 

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Discover our Expertise

Phoenix Compliance Management exists to solve the critical issues facing our clients, both large and small. Our unique approach is not only what differentiates us, but also what makes us successful. We provide a broad range of services and solutions to help organizations facilitate change, achieve their vision and optimize performance and productivity.

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Business Enhancement Through Compliance

Achieve Your Goals

We provide a comprehensive analysis and review of organisational processes and level of compliance to provide strategic advice to help educational organisations achieve their goals.

We offer attractive and customizable compliance packages to suit the specific needs of our clients.

With years of experience, our staff has the capabilities and expertise to streamline organisational processes, provide creative compliance solutions and deliver meaningful strategic advice.

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Initial RTO and/or CRICOS Set-up

Get Your Business Started

We provide clients with a turn-key solution to become a RTO. We provide on-going consultation and a full suite of documentation including an entire Quality Management System (QMS) necessary for submission to the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).

From document preparation to submission of the application, we provide support every step of the way.

Contact us to find out more about our flexible pricing options.

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ISO21001 Implementation

The New Australian Standards for Educational Organisations

We are the market leaders in the implementation of Australia's newest Standards for Educational Organisations AS ISO21001. Our full-service offering includes the creation of ISO21001 aligned documents, implementation within the educational organisation and on-going support. We embed operational processes with compliant industry best practices.

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Internal Audits

Be confident in your compliance

We conduct comprehensive internal and third-party audits for our clients to identify the risks to the organisation. We provide clients with the realistic view of their compliance levels and offer innovative and practical solutions to mitigate this risks.

Our team has extensive experience working with RTOs and understand the realities of running one. We provide simple solutions to complex compliance requirements which does not burden on an RTO's operations. 

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Assessment Tool Development and Validation

Streamline and simplify

We are experts in assessment tool development. We offer contextualised assessment tools across a range of training packages. From whole qualifications to single units, we provide clients with a complete set of documents per assessment tool and integrate these assessment tools into your online learning system.

In addition, we offer complete assessment tool validation for all qualifications and units of competency on scope. We identify any gaps in the assessment tool and provide constructive feedback to improve the overall usability and effectiveness of the assessment tool.

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Audit Rectification and AAT Expert Witness

We know what works

We have signicant experience in audit close-outs and rectification for RTOs following an audit by ASQA. We understand what works. From audit report analysis, audit response and evidence collation, our team provides assurance and confidence in a time of significant stress.

Our simplified approach ensures that RTOs are able to rectify all audit issues and move on to running their business.

We also provide expert witness services to clients within the Administrative Apeals Tribunal. Our team has significant experience and success working within the AAT and dealing with lawyers and barristers.


“I would highly recommend engaging Phoenix Compliance Consulting for any RTO compliance services. The team is extremely professional and very well experience in this field. They have always met deadlines with quality work and genuinely care about me and my business. I have engaged them the last 2 years and am extremely happy with the outcomes provided from Phoenix. I will continue to engage them where necessary.”

Dean Critharis
Astar Training Institute

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Contact Us

Contact us and find how our services can benefit your company.


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Suite 805, 100 Walker St, North Sydney, NSW, 2060.

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