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Vocational education and training

Links to national and state web resources for the VET sector 

These links will take you to information that explains the structure of Vocational Education in Australia - from the qualifications, through different training options to the career pathways available to you.

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Specifically, Industry Skill Councils provide industry intelligence and advice on workforce development and skills needs; actively support high quality training including the creation of VET Training Packages; provide independent skills advice and engage with Governments, industry advisory bodies and peak representative bodies in their area of industry coverage.

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The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) is the national regulator for Australia’s vocational education and training sector.


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The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) provides a comprehensive, nationally consistent framework for all qualifications in post-compulsory education and training. 


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The Education Network Australia (EdNA) Directory Service is a directory of relevant educational resources


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My Future is Australia's national online career information and exploration service.


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My Skills provides potential and current students, job seekers, and employers with information about vocational education and training options and help to find a training provider


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The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) is Australia's principal research and evaluation organisation for the vocational education and training sector in Australia.


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The National Skills Standards Council (NSSC) is a committee of the Standing Council for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment (SCOTESE). It advises the government ministers with responsibility for VET on national standards for regulation, and endorses national training packages.


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The National VET e-Learning Strategy aims to provide useful information, tools and support to help you plan, design, deliver and evaluate e-learning activities in vocational education and training.

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WorldSkills Australia conducts trade and skill competitions to challenge young people to achieve work skill excellence. 


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Training.gov.au is the official National Register on VET in Australia and is the authoritative source of information on training packages, qualifications, accredited courses, units of competency, skill sets and Registered Training Organisations.


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 Apprenticeships Info provides free advice, referrals and support to all Queenslanders about apprenticeships, traineeships and training options in regards to the Queensland apprenticeship and traineeship system.


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Training Queenslands website provides a range of information regarding VET projects, programs  and resources in Queensland.





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