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ERIC Number: ED507166
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 28
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-9214-1337-7
Australian Vocational Education and Training Statistics Pocket Guide, Issued 2009
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)
This publication, presented in pocket guide format, contains data from 2008 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 1.7 million students enrolled in the public VET system in 2008; (2) Around one in nine people aged 15 to 64 years participated in the publicly funded VET system in Australia in 2008; (3) The number of apprentices and trainees in-training as at 31 December 2008 was 415,500; (4) In May 2008, 89.1% of graduates were employed or in further study approximately six months after their training; and (5) Total operating expenditures in Australia's public VET system was $6354.4 million in 2008. (Contains 30 notes.) [This work has been produced on behalf of the Australian Government and state and territory governments.]
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: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Authoring Institution: National Centre for Vocational Education Research
Identifiers - Location: Australia