Workforce skills development and engagement in training through skill sets: literature review


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This literature review examines the available research on skill sets. It outlines the origin of skill sets and explains the difference between skill sets developed by national vocational education and training (VET) industry bodies for training packages and those developed by registered training organisations (RTOs) for particular clients. The researchers consider the rationale for skill sets and explain their role in the national training system, and here the lack of hard research evidence of the benefits of skill sets is revealed, especially the commonly held view that the acquisition...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Research; Skills and knowledge; Vocational education and training; Providers of education and training

Keywords: Access to information; Literature review; Skill needs; Registered training organisation; Skill sets

Geographic subjects: Australia; Asia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2012

Physical description: 28 p.

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ISBN: 9781922056030

Resource type: Occasional paper

Document number: TD/TNC 107.07

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