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VET program completion rates 2011-15

31 Aug 2017
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This publication uses statistical techniques to estimate completion rates for government-funded vocational education and training (VET) programs.

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This publication uses statistical techniques to estimate completion rates for government-funded vocational education and training (VET) programs (defined as all Commonwealth and state/territory government-funded programs delivered by technical and further education (TAFE) institutes, other government providers (such as universities), community education providers and other registered providers).

Highlights

For government-funded VET programs commencing in 2015:

  • The national estimated completion rate for programs at certificate I and above was 49.4%, up from 44.7% for programs commenced in 2014.
  • By level, programs at diploma and above (56.8%), certificate III (55.1%), and certificate IV (52.3%) had the highest national estimated completion rates.
  • By field of education, programs in natural and physical sciences (63.4%), society and culture (59.6%), and health (58.8%) had the highest national estimated completion rates.
  • For students in full-time study aged 25 years and under with no prior post-school program completion, the national estimated completion rate for programs at certificate I and above was 58.3%, up from 54.9% for programs commenced in 2014.

 

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978-1-925173-90-1
APO URI: http://apo.org.au/node/104776
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CC BY