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National Centre for Vocational Education Research

Informing policy and practice in Australia’s training system

Latest apprentice and trainee figures released

Apprentice and trainee commencements declined by 35.5% in the September quarter 2014, compared with September quarter 2013. Completions also decreased by 14.4% for the same period.

AVETMISS support & contact details

NCVER provides support with the AVETMISS Standards for VET providers and apprentices and trainees, validation software and the Competency Completion Online System.

Youth aspirations influenced by 'inheritance'

Aspiration plays an important role in shaping post-school education and career choices, but many young people living in regional and outer urban communities face personal, practical and financial challenges turning their aspirations into reality.

Webinar: Where to with VET research?

We're taking our research program in a new direction, and we’d like your input. Join the discussion on the Research Prospectus: 2015-2016. 

Big thanks to RTOs

Thanks to all RTOs that reported data by last Friday. It's our intention to notify the regulator(s) of those who successfully reported within the deadline. If your RTO has not submitted data yet, the collection window for those submitting directly to NCVER remains open for this month only.