VET student outcomes 2017

By NCVER Statistical report 21 November 2017 978 1 925717 03 7

Description

VET student outcomes 2017 presents information from the National Student Outcomes Survey on the outcomes of students who completed their vocational education and training (VET) in Australia during 2016. The publication reports the outcomes of students in receipt of Commonwealth or state funding and those who paid for their training by other means. Summary information is presented on students’ reason for training, employment outcomes, satisfaction with training and further study outcomes. Data on the main reason for not continuing with the training are available for subject completers (student who successfully complete part of a course and then leave the VET system).

This publication supersedes previous publications on government-funded student outcomes, for which information is available in this publication and selected data products.

Highlights

Outcomes

  • 77.7% of graduates were employed after training, similar to 2016.
  • 30.3% of graduates were not employed before training, up 2.1 percentage points from 2016. Of these, 47.1% were employed after training, similar to 2016.
  • 86.1% of graduates were employed or enrolled in further study after training, down 0.7 percentage points from 2016.
  • 84.2% of subject completers were employed after training.
  • 18.2% of subject completers were not employed before training. Of these, 45.3% were employed after training.
  • 86.1% of subject completers were employed or enrolled in further study after training.

Satisfaction with training

  • 87.3% of graduates were satisfied with the overall quality of the training, up 1.3 percentage points from 2016.
  • 90.1% of subject completers were satisfied with the overall quality of the training.

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Publication

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Supporting documents

Terms and definitions
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Technical notes
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Primary approach letter
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Questionnaire
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157.6 KB
Data dictionary: combined
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Data dictionary: personal characteristics
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Data dictionary: training characteristics
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Data dictionary: employment and further study
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Data dictionary: satisfaction outcomes
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Data dictionary: benefits of training
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Questionnaire map
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Data

Tables from the VET student outcomes 2017 publication in Excel format.

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Table in Excel format on government-funded student outcomes in 2017.

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