Role of lower-level qualifications in Australia's vocational education and training system


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This report considers the role of lower-level qualifications (Certificate I and II) in Australia's national vocational education and training system. It was prepared for the former Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency by the Centre for the Economics of Education and Training (CEET), Faculty of Education, Monash University in collaboration with the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER). The report includes a review of the research literature, analyses of relevant data and policy documents and accounts of the views of industry skill councils (ISCs) and state training...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Qualifications; Governance; Vocational education and training; Outcomes; Pathways; Equity; Participation; Finance

Keywords: Education and training system; Relevance of education and training; Return on education and training; Access to education and training; VET in schools; Enrolment; Funding

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Melbourne, Victoria: CEET, 2015

Physical description: xv, 163 p.

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On cover: This report was commissioned in May 2014 by the former Australian Workforce Productivity Agency

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 120.751

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