Profiling the national vocational education and training workforce

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Future workforce planning in private and public enterprise requires reliable information on which projections are made. Currently limited information exists about vocational education and training (VET) professionals. This report consolidates two national studies on the TAFE workforce, and on VET professionals in private and public registered training organisations (RTOs). The findings have important implications for workforce planning. Within the TAFE sector, the number of teachers aged over 45 is almost double the average for the Australian workforce, and the employment status is...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Qualifications; Industry; Statistics; Demographics; Employment; Labour market; Providers of education and training

Keywords: Private sector; Statistical analysis; Data collecting; Ageing population; Vocational teachers; Employment status; Labour force; TAFE; Employees

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2004

Physical description: 48 p.

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ISBN: 1920896309 (print); 1920896317 (online)

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 80.02

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