Review of employment-based training models
Employment-based training (EBT) is training for paid employees within a work setting, related to their role, and provided or supported by employers. This report explores alternative approaches to employment-based training—cadetships and internships, higher apprenticeships, and on-the-job structured training such as mentoring—and their implications for VET...
The impact of COVID-19 on industry innovation, skills and the need for training
This project identified how businesses have innovated in their practices or markets to remain financially viable during the pandemic and whether the vocational education and training (VET) sector assisted them to equip their staff for these changes.
Provision of foundation skills training by community education providers in regional Australia
This research investigates the contribution community education providers make to foundation skills training in regional Australia, the models of delivery which seemed to work best, and whether the undertaking of foundation skills training helps build social and human capital of the individual and broader community.
The dynamics of qualifications: implications for VET
While this study analysed full qualifications only, future demand for VET may also be driven by the emerging need for the workforce of the future to reskill and upskill, by undertaking training based on skill sets or micro-credentials, rather than completing full qualifications.
Completion rates for group training organisations and direct employers: how do they compare?
This study investigates the impact of group training organisations' additional support services on contract completion rates and how these compare with the rates for apprentices and trainees placed with direct employers. Many direct employers also provide pastoral care and support to their apprentices, but such...