WELCOME to the NCVER series on the VET Knowledge Bank, the key source of reference information about Australia’s VET system.
#1: What factors explain the likelihood of completing a VET qualification?
This easy-to-access html data visualisation allows users to explore what factors most affect the likelihood of a student completing a government-funded VET qualification.
#2: International VET students
This new SAS Visual Analytics (VA) product presents a snapshot of international students who studied with Australian VET providers between 2015 and 2017. Users can switch easily between international and domestic students for data on students, subjects and programs, as well as information on post training outcomes.
#3: VET students by industry
This SAS VA product takes data from our collections and surveys and presents it by training package, occupation, industry group, and field of education. Demographic information, such as gender, age, and equity group status is also available.
#4: Landmark documents
What documents and events have influenced the development of Australia’s VET system over the years? From the Commonwealth-State Apprenticeship Inquiry (the Wright report) in 1954 to the Skills Australia discussion paper Creating a future direction for Australian vocational education and training in 2010, the timeline of Landmark documents chronicles their history.
#5: History of VET
If you’re interested in a more comprehensive overview of Australia’s VET story, the History of VET may be just what you’re looking for. With an extensive reading list and a number of timelines covering topics such as historical milestones, Australian VET ministers, and VET legislation, the History of VET page draws all of the key puzzle pieces together.
SOURCE: “Trace the History of VET in Australia.” NCVER website viewed 26 October 2018.
Produced by the librarians at the Brotherhood of St Laurence in Melbourne, Australia