Australian vocational education and training statistics: VET in Schools 2020


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National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)


This publication presents information on VET in Schools, the vocational education and training (VET) undertaken by school students as part of their senior secondary certificate of education. The VET in Schools arrangement offers two main options: students can undertake school-based apprenticeships and traineeships; or they can take VET subjects and courses as part of their school curriculum (the latter is referred to as 'other VET in Schools programs'). In 2020, there were: 241,200 VET in Schools students; 17,800 school-based apprentices and trainees, representing 7.4 per cent of all VET...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Statistics; Secondary education; Vocational education and training; Participation; Outcomes; Students; Youth

Keywords: VET in schools; VET for secondary students

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2021

Physical description: 4 p. (report) + 9 p. (support document)

Also called: Australian vocational education and training statistics: vocational education and training in schools 2020; VET in Schools 2020; Vocational education and training in Schools 2020; Australian vocational education and training statistics: VETiS 2020; VETiS 2020

ISSN: 2205-5290

This superseded publication has been removed from the NCVER portal but is still available in VOCEDplus for archival/research purposes.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 144.11

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