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AVETMISS VET providers

9 September 2013 (Revised 31 July 2014)


The Australian Vocational Education and Training Management Information Statistical Standard (AVETMISS) for VET providers is the data standard for the National VET Provider Collection. The collection contains information on training programs delivered by government funded and privately operated training providers.

The VET Provider Standard is presented in two documents: collection specifications and data element definitions. The collection specifications describe the files and fields to be collected. The data element definitions define the fields or data elements used in the collection.

Results of the National VET Provider Collection are reported in the Students and courses publications.

Release 7.0

Release 7.0 of the Standard applies to training activity from 1 January 2014.

Changes to AVETMISS release 6.1 and 7.0

Release 7.0 of the Standard was published in April 2013. Two documents describing changes to release 6.1 and 7.0  in detail have been released. 

The first document describes the changes from release 6.1 to release 7.0 and was first published in September 2012.

The second document describes changes that have occurred since release 7.0 came into effect and was published in July 2014. These changes were made due to the enhanced reporting requirements for registered training organisations (RTOs).

AVETMISS 7.0 for VET Providers: detailed changes from release 6.1 (published in Sep 2012, amended in Aug 2013)

AVETMISS 7.0 for VET Providers: What's changing in release 7.0 for 2014 and 2015 (published in July 2014)

Transition arrangements for client address data for 2014

A transition year is being offered in some jurisdictions for the capture of client address details in the new address format.

A detailed description of the transition arrangements for the Client and the Client postal details files is available in the document AVETMISS 7.0 for VET providers: transition arrangements for client address data for 2014.

Related items

Current publications are provided here. Superseded publications can be accessed through the VOCEDplus database.