SM TAFE has been in a third-party agreement/partnership with the Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and Training Institute (ADVETI) since 2007. This partnership offered an auspice service to ADVETI enabling their staff to deliver Australian VET qualifications in country. SM TAFE provided staff training in the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE) to ADVETI staff and provide necessary updates as required to ensure compliance. New developments in the partnership has seen the introduction of training solutions via recognition of prior learning (RPL) and offered this service in 2019 to over 200 students. SM TAFE is currently in discussions to explore the use of technology with our partners to replace the need for frequent in-country visits.