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National Centre for Vocational Education Research

Informing policy and practice in Australia’s training system

Get in quick for research funding round

Submit your proposals for the latest NVETR funding round for research relevant to the policy and operations of Australia’s tertiary education and training sector. Funding is available for several research projects addressing three topic areas. Proposals must be submitted by 30 April 2014.

The factors affecting the educational and occupational aspirations of young Australians

Parental influence plays a significant role in their children's educational aspirations.

Client support

Client support at NCVER is able to provide assistance with AVETMISS for VET providers and apprentices and trainees, validation software and the Competency Completion Online System.

Insight issue #51

Featuring the key findings from NCVER research projects, the latest statistical publications, and information about emerging international trends and issues in vocational education and training, Insight is published three times a year.

The labour force participation of mature-aged men: the role of spousal participation

Married women who are active in the workforce play a significant role in influencing their husbands to follow suit.

About us

The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) is a not-for-profit company owned by state, territory and federal ministers responsible for training.