Australian vocational education and training statistics: VET student outcomes 2020


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National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)


This product provides a summary of the outcomes and satisfaction of students who completed nationally recognised vocational education and training (VET) delivered by registered training organisations (RTOs) in Australia during 2019 using data collected between June and September 2020. The figures are derived from the National Student Outcomes Survey, which is an annual survey of VET students. Historically the National Student Outcomes Survey included graduates (students who completed a qualification) and subject completers (students who completed at least one subject and left the VET...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Statistics; Outcomes; Participation; Employment; Vocational education and training; Research; Providers of education and training; Income

Keywords: Outcomes of education and training; Employment outcomes; Student behaviour; Student interests; Data analysis; Survey; Client satisfaction; Relevance of education and training; Registered training organisation; Completion; Employment status

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2021

Physical description: 1 report (16 p.) + 9 supporting documents (various pagings) + 4 Excel documents

Also called: Australian vocational education and training statistics: vocational education and training student outcomes 2020; VET student outcomes 2020; Vocational education and training student outcomes 2020

Related items: TD/TNC 144.04

ISSN: 1837-1477

A supplementary statistical report, 'VET student outcomes 2020: impact of COVID-19 on domestic students', is available in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 144.04.
This superseded publication has been removed from the NCVER portal but is still available in VOCEDplus for archival/research purposes.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 series

Document number: TD/TNC 140.22

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