Understanding the Australian vocational education and training workforce

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Author: Knight, Genevieve; White, Ian; Granfield, Pip


This report provides estimates of the size and nature of the Australian vocational education and training (VET) workforce. Data was collected through the 2019 National VET Workforce survey from registered training organisations (RTOs). The report presents estimates of the number of individuals working in RTOs with a particular focus on trainers and assessors. Information was also collected about volunteers who play an important role in some RTOs. Key findings of the Survey (based on headcount) show that in February 2019: (1) 246,167 people were employed in the VET workforce - there were...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Providers of education and training; Employment; Qualifications

Keywords: Survey; Casual employment; Educational level; Employees; Employment status; Part time employment; Professional development; Registered training organisation; Skill needs; TAFE; Trainers; Volunteers

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2020

Physical description: 37 p.

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ISBN: 9781925717471

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 139.06

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