Employers' use and views of the VET system 2019

By NCVER Statistical report 31 October 2019 1835–467X

Description

This survey collects information about employers’ use and views of the vocational education and training (VET) system and the various ways employers use the VET system to meet their skill needs. Information collected is designed to measure employers’ engagement and satisfaction with the VET system.

Highlights

In 2019:

  • 50.9% of employers used the VET system, down 3.5 percentage points from 2017
  • 34.2% of employers had jobs requiring vocational qualifications, down 3.0 percentage points from 2017
    • Of these, 72.1% were satisfied that vocational qualifications provide employees with the skills they need for the job
  • 23.2% of employers had apprentices and trainees, similar to 2017
    • Of these, 77.6% were satisfied that apprentices and trainees are getting the skills they need from training
  • 19.9% of employers used nationally recognised training (that was not part of an apprenticeship or traineeship), down 2.5 percentage points from 2017
    • Of these, 78.8% were satisfied that nationally recognised training provides employees with the skills they need for the job.

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Data

Survey of employer use and views 2019 publication tables.

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