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 Products Chapter
The courses offered by the industry can be segmented according to the level of qualification. This includes diplomas and certificates I to IV, as well as non-award courses and bridging courses.
Diploma and above
Courses in this segment account for 13.5% of industry revenue. Qualifications include diploma, associate degree, advanced diploma, graduate certificate and graduate diploma. This segment has increased as a proportion of revenue over the past five years, reflecting the shift towards higher qualifications. The introduction of VET FEE-HELP in 2008 has also assisted growth in this segment.
Certificate III or IV
Demand for Certificate III or IV represents 56.4% of revenue... purchase to read more