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National Centre for Vocational Education Research

Informing policy and practice in Australia’s training system

Do you deliver foundation skills?

If you deliver language, literacy, numeracy or employability skills we'd like to hear from you.


Please help inform strategy by completing the survey.

AVETMISS support

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

Take a look at our upcoming research

Full details of the research funded through our last round are now available here.

New to AVETMISS reporting

Join a free one-hour webinar for registered training organisations (RTOs), providing practical help on how to meet AVETMISS reporting requirements.

Apprentice and trainee data for March 2014 quarter

Detailed data shows there were 386 600 apprentices and trainees in-training as at 31 March 2014, a decrease of 12.4% from 31 March 2013.