International onshore VET graduate outcomes

NCVER Collection


Presented here are data on the outcomes of international students who completed their vocational education and training (VET) qualification in Australia in 2018. These students were surveyed as an additional component to the 2019 National Student Outcomes Survey. The international component comprised international onshore graduates undertaking VET qualifications delivered by:

  • TAFE (technical and further education) institutes
  • universities
  • community education providers
  • private training providers.

The survey excludes:

  • international graduates who completed their training with an Australian training provider offshore
  • international graduates under 18 years of age.

Information is presented on international onshore VET graduates’ reasons for training and their employment outcomes, barriers to finding employment, their satisfaction with training and further study outcomes.

For survey timings and more information, see our VET statistics explained page.


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Data products

Results of the international onshore Student Outcomes Survey have been published below.

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Superseded publications

Superseded publications from this collection may be accessed through the VOCEDplus database.