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Truss RTO is Smarter, Friendlier, AVETMISS Compliant Student Management and much more, Truss helps your RTO save time and money and present your best face to your students.

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Not all Student Management Systems are alike. From clarity of pricing to ease of use, from device compatibility to secure electronic certificates, find out why you should choose Truss for your RTO.

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Here are just a few of our many happy clients across Australia:

On Monday the 19th February, we will be rolling out a minor change to the Update Contact Details tab on Student Records (which is visible there, and numerous other places) and Email Templates.

This update will not affect your students or trainers.

We are breaking the long AVETMISS form on the page into smaller chunks, allowing changes to specific, grouped data. This allows you to update data "individually" rather than losing any data you've entered if the information doesn't validate on the larger overall form.

We are also adding the functionality to add G...

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With the new year upon us, new policies are coming into effect that will impact how you must collect AVETMISS and USI in the new year.

These are changes that you should have already discussed with your Compliance Manager or audit consultant, so this update will focus on how Truss RTO implements these changes.

Note that these changes affect data collected in 2018, not the data you will report in February for your 2017 activity.

The AVETMISS changes aren't huge, but they will impact how your RTO functions. The USI rules - we feel - have now reached so...

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Wow, what a year! It's entirely beyond me how it's run by so quickly; it feels like only a few short weeks ago that we were wrapping up 2016.

With the holiday season upon us, our team will be taking a well-earned break. Our network will be monitored for any urgent issues over the period, but any support requests will be responded to after the break in 2018.

We will be closing at midday on the 21st of December 2017, returning rested and refreshed on the 3rd of January, 2018.

If you have any end-of-month reporting requests, please ensure you do ...

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About Truss RTO

Smarter, Friendlier Student Management. Truss RTO revolutionises day-to-day life for growing RTOs.

Truss RTO is a Student Management System suited to growing RTOs whether they deliver training online, face to face, or blended. Truss RTO can process bookings for your courses online via any internet-enabled device. It collects full AVETMISS data from your students and performs live USI validation. It helps you manage your compliance load including AVETMISS reporting and audit facilities (including state funding and CRICOS), automatic electronic certificate issue including verification and security, and can be tailored to the needs of any growing RTO.

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Truss RTO: The Story So Far

We've been building bespoke cloud-based systems for RTOs since 2009 but now we're making the advantages of cloud available to RTOs all over Australia.

Truss RTO is a full-featured, matured system with years of development behind it. Here's how we got here.

2009: Development Starts

Back in 2008, Truss began life as Jack Marlow, providing website and bespoke CRM services to businesses across Australia. One of our early clients was a national RTO, starting us down the road to build Truss RTO.

2010: First Enrolments Taken
In mid 2010, we went live with our first cloud RTO Management System, built bespoke for a single client, built to assist with managing many stakeholders across multiple locations.
2014: Mobile responsive release
During 2014 the underlying Truss platform was re-engineered substantially to make it responsive - automatically restructuring all views to work well across any internet capable device, from smartphone to desktop.
2015: Mass-market product developed

In 2015 we standardised our RTO offering, by now in the hands of several clients, to solve a number of problems across the industry that existing platforms weren't doing as well as they could.

With a focus on short courses, but the capability to handle qualifications, our system, as an attractive, easy to use single platform solution, broke new ground.

2016: Investor backing

In early 2016, Truss took on seed investment from a Sydney financial services firm to help us grow Truss Education's products to service the entirety of the RTO sector.

Growing our team size and investing heavily in product development, our product was consolidated and expanded to integrate eLearning capabilities and much more.

2016-: Continuous evolution

By late 2016, Truss RTO had grown from its humble beginnings as a bespoke system focused on fee for service short courses to a comprehensive, full-featured student management supporting courses up to Advanced Diploma, CRICOS (including an Agent Portal) and all state funding models including VET FEE-HELP.

Each month we release improvements and new features for our clients at no charge.

The platform that connects it all

All your Stakeholders
  • RTO Admin Staff  
  • Trainers  
  • Audit Consultants  
  • Students  
Flexible Payment Options
Eway Stripe ANZ Pin Payments Commonwealth Bank
Robust Reporting Abilities
  •   AVETMISS 7.0 collection & Reporting
  •   USI Validation and Creation
  •   Secure Certificate Generation
  •   PDF Class Lists, Enrolment Records & More
Seamless Accounting Integration
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We can help you move seamlessly from VETtrakJobReady RTO, other off-the-shelf systems or even your own home-built Student Database to Truss RTO.

For taking bookings from your students, Truss RTO can function standalone, as part of a website built by us, or can be easily embedded into your existing website - start taking paid enrolments online today!


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