Australian vocational education and training statistics: government-funded students and courses 2017


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National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)


This publication provides a summary of data relating to students, programs, subjects and training providers in Australia's government-funded vocational education and training (VET) system, defined as all Commonwealth and state/territory government-funded training delivered by technical and further education (TAFE) institutes, other government providers (such as universities), community education providers and other registered providers. Highlights include: In 2017 there were 1.2 million students enrolled in the government-funded VET system. In 2017, compared with 2016: student numbers...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Statistics; Students; Participation; Vocational education and training; Qualifications; Outcomes; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Statistical data; Enrolment; Completion; Outcomes of education and training; Public education and training

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2018

Physical description: 1 report (28 p.) + 1 support document (19 p.) + 1 Excel document

Also called: Government-funded students and courses 2017

ISSN: 2205-4391

This superseded publication has been removed from the NCVER portal but is still available in VOCEDplus for archival/research purposes. The latest publication can be accessed via the VOCEDplus Statistical resources page at:

Resource type: Statistical resource

Document number: TD/TNC 131.09

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