Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Australia: Market Research Report

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Technical and Vocational Education and Training Market Research Report | ANZSIC P8101 | Apr 2014

Licence to skill: Private sector providers expand as the skills shortage drives growth

The Technical and Vocational Education and Training market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Publicly funded vocational education and training (VET) is provided by many institutions, including publicly funded TAFE institutions, universities with TAFE divisions, various government institutions, schools, community providers and private providers. In 2012, 1.9 million people were enrolled in publicly funded VET programs. Most students (about two-thirds of the total) attend courses provided by TAFEs and other government providers, but private sector operators have grown in importance over the past five years. Their share of student enrolments doubled between 2008 and 2012 (to over 28.0%), as state governments pursued an increasingly market-based approach that opened the industry to more non-government operators... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

There are many medium-to-large TAFEs across the states and territories, resulting in low industry concentration. However, TAFEs, which are controlled by state governments, dominate the vocational education markets in each state. According to NCVER (Students and Courses 2012), TAFEs and other government providers enrolled 64.7% of VET students in 2012, with the remainder spread out between community education providers and other registered providers. Although government providers dominate the industry, their share has fallen from 75.9% in 2008, due to the encouragement of demand-driven service provision... purchase to read more


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What is the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Industry?

This industry includes technical and vocational education and training delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). The RTOs include TAFE institutes, dual-sector institutions, enterprises and other private and community providers.

Industry Products
Diploma and aboveCertificate III or IVCertificate I or II
Industry Activities
Apprenticeship training program operationBusiness college and school operationInformation technology training centre operationInstitute of technology operationProfessional and management development trainingSecretarial trainingTechnical and further education college operationTechnical college operationVocational computer training

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