Glossary term: Australian Vocational Training System

Acronym: AVTS

A later name for the Australian Vocational Certificate Training System (AVCTS), a precursor to the Modern Australian Apprenticeship and Traineeship System (MAATS), which became New Apprenticeships and now called Australian Apprenticeships. The AVTS, based on nationally endorsed industry and enterprise competency standards, provided a broad range of articulated pathways that combined education, training and experience in workplaces.