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Vocational education and training

Designed to deliver workplace-specific skills and knowledge, vocational education and training (VET) covers a wide range of careers and industries, including trade and office work, retail, hospitality and technology. 

Australian Apprenticeships

Provides quick and easy access to information regarding apprenticeships for apprentices, employers and Apprenticeship Support Network providers.

Department of Education and Training

Arts training bodies

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Provides links to national performing arts training organisations and institutions supported by the Australian Government.

Ministry for the Arts

Australian Apprenticeship Pathways

Provides searchable information and resources covering a range of potential apprenticeship and traineeship career pathways.

Industry Training Australia

Australian Film Television and Radio School

The national centre for professional education and advanced training in film, television and radio. It offers opportunities for emerging writers and producers to develop the skills to create new Australian drama.

Australian Film, Television and Radio School

Australian General Practice Training

Provides vocational training for medical graduates wishing to specialise in general practice.

Department of Health

Australian Government ICT Entry-level Programmes

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If you are looking for a challenge, can work as part of a team and have a keen interest in Information and Communications Technology (ICT), then kick start your ICT career as an apprentice, cadet or graduate in the Australian Government!

Australian Qualifications Framework

Provides information on the unified system of national qualifications in schools, vocational education and training (TAFEs and private providers) and the higher education sector (mainly universities).

Department of Education and Training

Australian Skills Quality Authority

Promotes quality training so that students, employers, and industry have confidence in Australia's training sector.

Australian Skills Quality Authority

Australian Training Awards

As peak national awards for the vocational education and training (VET) sector, they recognise and reward organisations and individuals for their outstanding contribution to skilling Australia.

Department of Education and Training

Group training

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Provides an alternative employment arrangement for Australian Apprentices and employers whereby a Group Training Organisation (GTO) recruits potential and/or existing Australian Apprentices under an Apprenticeship/Traineeship Training Contract and places them with host' employers while they undertake their training.

Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

Indigenous Cadetship Support

Links Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tertiary students with employers in a cadetship arrangement involving full-time study and negotiated work placements.

Department of Employment

My Skills

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Provides a national directory of vocational education and training (VET) organisations and courses. It enables you to search for, and compare, VET courses and training providers. You can also explore courses by industry and skills in demand.

Department of Education and Training

National Centre for Vocational Education Research

Provides research and statistics on vocational education and training (VET) and is responsible for collecting, managing, analysing, evaluating and communicating research and statistics about VET nationally.

National Centre for Vocational Education Research

Overseas repayments – education loans

If you move overseas and have a Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP) or Trade Support Loan (TSL) debt, you now have the same repayment obligations as those who live in Australia. 

Australian Taxation Office

Skills

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Provides information on programs and services relating to post-school education and training (vocational education and training or VET). They cover assistance for industry, business and employers; assistance for individuals; assistance for trainers and practitioners; and skills recognition and international connections.

Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

Skills and training

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Assistance and support to help businesses get the skills they need, to be flexible and competitive in the global market.

Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

Training.gov.au

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Developed for experienced Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector users. Provides information on training packages, qualifications, accredited courses, units of competency, skill sets and Registered Training Organisations.

Department of Education and Training

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

Create a secure online record of your nationally recognised training that you can access anytime and anywhere.

Department of Education and Training

VET FEE-HELP

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Assists eligible students undertaking certain vocational education and training (VET) courses of study (diploma, advanced diploma, graduate certificate and graduate diploma courses) with an approved VET provider, to pay for all or part of their tuition costs.

Department of Industry, Innovation and Science