The Australian Vocational Certificate Training System [Carmichael report]


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Australia. National Board of Employment, Education and Training. Employment and Skills Formation Council (ESFC)


This report outlines a staged strategy for meeting Australia's training needs to 2001, and was intended to be an essential part of broad structural reform. It addresses vocational education and training for Australian Standards Framework (ASF) levels 1, 2 and 3. Change was needed to improve Australia's international competitiveness, to complement changes in work organisation and industrial relations, and to improve the coverage, quality and equity of vocational certificate training in Australia. The Employment and Skills Formation Council (ESFC) proposed that a competency-based...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Traineeship; Equity; Qualifications; Vocational education and training; Providers of education and training; Finance; Governance

Keywords: Trainee; Access to education and training; Skill certification; Competency based training; TAFE; Training allowance; Education and training system; Education and training reform

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: National Board of Employment, Education and Training, 1992

Physical description: xiii, 184 p.

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Chair: Laurie Carmichael

Resource type: Government report or paper

Document number: TD/LMR 85.646

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