ERIC Number: ED443977
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Australian Vocational Education and Training: An Overview.
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)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Certification, Competency Based Education, Continuing Education, Delivery Systems, Developed Nations, Educational Needs, Employer Attitudes, Employment Qualifications, Foreign Countries, Government Role, Job Training, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Tables (Data), Vocational Education
National Centre for Vocational Education Research, 252 Kensington Road, Leabrook, South Australia 5068, Australia; Tel: 08 8333 8400, Fax: 08 8331 9211, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.ncver.edu.au ($11.55 Australian).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Australian National Training Authority, Melbourne.
Authoring Institution: National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Leabrook (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia