Glossary term: Vocational education and training

Acronym: VET

Post-compulsory education and training that provides people with occupational or work-related knowledge and skills. It also includes programs which provide the basis for subsequent vocational programs.

Alternative terms used internationally include technical and vocational education and training (TVET), vocational and technical education and training (VTET), technical and vocational education (TVE), vocational and technical education (VTE), further education and training (FET), and career and technical education (CTE).