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ERIC Number: ED503405
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 24
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-921412-68-4
Australian Vocational Education and Training Statistics. Pocket Guide. Issued 2008
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)
This publication, presented in pocket guide format, contains data from 2007 vocational education and training (VET) statistics collections. It includes key data on students and courses, apprentices and trainees training activity, graduates, the financial operations of the VET system, and employers' use and views of the VET system. Among the highlights: (1) There were 1.67 million students enrolled in the public VET system in 2007; (2) Around one in nine people aged 15 to 64 years participated in the publicly funded VET system in Australia in 2007; (3) The number of apprentices and trainees in-training as at 31 December 2007 was 405,500; (4) 89.2% of graduates were employed or in further study approximately six months after their training in 2007; and (5) Total operating expenditures in Australia's public VET system was $5490.6 million in 2006. (Contains 25 notes.) [This work has been produced by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) as a joint initiative of the Australian Government, and state and territory governments, with funding provided through the Australian Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR). For 2005 edition, see ED493933.]
National Centre for Vocational Education Research Ltd. P.O. Box 8288, Stational Arcade, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia. Tel: +61-8-230-8400; Fax: +61-8-212-3436; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - General; Information Analyses; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Centre for Vocational Education Research
Identifiers - Location: Australia