The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) have released the report – Government-funded students and courses – January to September 2019. This publication provides a summary of data relating to students, programs, subjects and training providers in Australia’s government-funded vocational education and training (VET) system.

Highlights

In the first nine months to 30 September 2019, 1 011 000 students were enrolled in government-funded vocational education and training (VET). They included:

  • 972 900 students enrolled in nationally recognised training
  • 76 100 students enrolled in non-nationally recognised training.

Government-funded program enrolments comprised:

  • 90.0% in nationally recognised programs
  • 5.5% in locally developed programs
  • 4.5% in non-nationally recognised programs.

86.7% of program enrolments were in qualifications:

  • 78.3% of program enrolments were in training packages
  • 8.4% were in accredited qualifications.

For qualification enrolments:

  • 47.2% were at certificate III level
  • 18.5% of qualifications were at certificate IV level.

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