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

IBISWorld’s Technical and Vocational Education and Training market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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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 Investment Chapter

The Technical and Vocational Education and Training industry displays a low level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on capital costs, $11.16 is spent on wages. Lecturers and teachers are required to conduct face-to-face classes, resulting in a high level of labour input. Industry operators also hire non-academic staff to undertake general administration and maintenance activities.

Depreciation costs are incurred through investment in buildings and specific equipment and technology. The introduction of computer and internet-based training has led to increased capital investment in technology infrastructure and systems... 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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