Learning difficulties: Industry revenue falls as student numbers decline

Operators in the Technical and Vocational Education and Training industry have endured multiple challenges over the past five years. Revenue derived from student fees has contracted over the period due to falling domestic student enrolments. Falling enrolments have also reduced government funding linked to the number of students enrolled. This has placed immense pressure on some industry operators, which have been forced to merge to remain viable. Industry revenue is expected to contract at a compound annual rate of 1.3% over the five years through 2017-18. This result is largely due to sharp revenue declines in 2013-14 and 2016-17, with operators managing to expand their revenue modestly in other years. Industry revenue is anticipated to rise 0.5% in the current year, to $1.11 billion. A...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 13-18
-1.3%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
4,786
Businesses
68

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Strong economic conditions have allowed people to obtain employment without tertiary education
  • Difficult conditions have forced the merger of some industry players, reducing enterprise numbers
  • Student enrolments are projected to continue falling due to a strong labour market
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    Population distribution and economic activity strongly influence the industry's geographical footprint. Auckland is the country's most populous region and accounts for the highest concentration of campuses (establishments). Of the 16 industry enterprises, 10 of them have at least one of their campuses based in the region. However, despite having the largest share of industry establishments, Auckland is underrepresented when compared with its share of the national population. Regions such as Gisborne and Hawke's Bay can be overrepresented due to the presence of industry operators such as Eastern Institute of Technology, which has several campuses in the area...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Industry are

  • Having contacts within key markets
  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • Market research and understanding
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Public funding for tertiary education and Population aged between 15 and 45 in the Technical and Vocational Education and Training industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Technical and Vocational Education and Training in New Zealand Industry?

    Industry operators primarily provide technical and vocational education and training. The industry includes institutes of technology and polytechnics, as defined by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority. The industry excludes private and government training establishments that offer technical or vocational courses.

    Industry Products
  • Certificate level 1
  • Certificate level 2
  • Certificate level 3
  • Certificate level 4
  • Certificates and diplomas levels 5 to 7
  • Other qualifications
  • Industry Activities
  • Apprenticeship training program operation
  • Business college and school operation
  • Institute of technology operation
  • Technical and further education college operation
  • Vocational training
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Public funding for tertiary education
  • Population aged between 15 and 45
  • National unemployment rate
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Qualification regulations
  • Student numbers
  • Fee restrictions
  • Consolidation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Minimal fee increases
  • Enrolment concerns
  • Funding reliance
  • Table: Technical and Vocational Education and Training Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Technical and Vocational Education and Training Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer and Computer Peripheral Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • Internet Service Providers and Web Search Portals in New Zealand
  • Paper Product Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • Printing in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • Other qualifications
  • Certificate level 4
  • Certificates and diplomas levels 5 to 7
  • Certificate level 3
  • Certificate level 2
  • Certificate level 1
  • Chart: Technical and Vocational Education and Training Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Domestic students aged 15 to 24
  • Domestic students aged 25 to 39
  • Domestic students aged 40 and over
  • International students
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Surplus
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Technical and Vocational Education and Training

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Unitec Institute of Technology, Manukau Institute of Technology, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology,
  • Table: Unitec Institute of Technology - financial performance
  • Table: Manukau Institute of Technology - financial performance
  • Table: Ara Institute of Canterbury - financial performance
  • Table: Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Industry Training Organisation (Ito)
  • These organisations coordinate structured training for employees, both on-job and off-job.
  • Institute Of Technology Or Polytechnic (Itp)
  • A government-owned education institution that delivers technical, vocational and professional education.
  • Private Training Establishment
  • A private organisation that provides education and training in specific areas.
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