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National Centre for Vocational Education Research

Informing policy and practice in Australia’s training system

Australia’s major VET student survey expands


This year, for the first time, Australia’s major survey of students for rating the nation’s vocational education and training (VET) system has expanded to include students who pay their own way with private training providers. Over the coming weeks around 220 000 students will be asked about their recent training experience.

New VOCEDplus Pods released

Career development and Technology Pods are now available. These free online resources allow instant access to research and a multitude of information in a convenient and efficient platform.



Apprentice and trainee numbers continue to decline

The latest release of apprentice and trainee data show there were 295 300 in apprenticeships or traineeships as at 30 September 2015, a decrease of 13.7% compared with the same time in 2014.

Register now for National VET Research Conference

Don't miss your opportunity to join us at the 25th National VET Research Conference 'No Frills'. Our exciting program includes keynote presentations by Linda Brown, CEO of Think Education and Jodi Schmidt, CEO of TAFE Queensland. Register now!

RTOs: need help with AVETMISS?

NCVER has a small dedicated client support team and a wide range of information to help you with AVETMISS reporting. The team can be contacted by completing this form.