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ERIC Number: ED443977
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 49
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-87397-612-6
ISSN: N/A
Australian Vocational Education and Training: An Overview.
Knight, Brian
This publication provides a detailed description of Australia's vocational education and training system (VET), including key facts and figures. The eight sections of the report cover the following topics: (1) introduction to Australia; (2) overview of the education and training system; (3) overview of the vocational education and training system; (4) important features of the vocational education and training system; (5) apprenticeship and traineeship schemes; (6) the vocational education and training certification system; (7) accreditation of vocational education and training programs; and (8) accreditation of vocational education and training providers. Some positive features of Australia's vocational education and training system include high rates of participation by the working-age population; clear national policies and goals for VET; high levels of industry and government input and support; a strong system of public training institutions as well as good private providers; national accreditation; and a competency-based training system. The report contains 18 references. (KC)
National Centre for Vocational Education Research, 252 Kensington Road, Leabrook, South Australia 5068, Australia; Tel: 08 8333 8400, Fax: 08 8331 9211, E-mail: vet_req@ncver.edu.au; Web site: http://www.ncver.edu.au ($11.55 Australian).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Australian National Training Authority, Melbourne.
Authoring Institution: National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Leabrook (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia