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ERIC Number: ED514138
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 36
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 5
The Role of VET in Alcohol and Other Drugs Workforce Development: Survey Technical Report
Pidd, Ken; Carne, Amanda; Roche, Ann
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)
To examine the effectiveness of vocational education and training qualifications as a workforce development strategy in the community services and health industries, a case study was undertaken of the alcohol and other drug sector. The project comprised of two parts: (1) An online survey to gain an understanding of employer's perceptions of and levels of satisfaction with alcohol and other drug qualifications and training provided by the vocational education and training sector; and (2) Secondary analysis of National Vocational Education and Training Provider Collection Data and the Higher Education Student Statistics Collection Data to identify the demographic profile of students who have undertaken the Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drug Work, the Diploma in Alcohol and Other Drug Work, and other alcohol and other drug-related graduate and postgraduate studies. This Technical Report concerns the development and conduct of the online survey only. Appendices include: (1) Online Survey; (2) Cover letter; (3) ADCA update--email letter; (4) Listserver letter; (5) Direct mail letter to Peak Bodies and NGOs; and (6) Online Survey response statistics. (Contains 4 tables and 1 footnote.) [For the main report, see ED514143.]
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Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Australian Department of Education, Science and Training
Authoring Institution: National Centre for Vocational Education Research
Identifiers - Location: Australia