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Vocational Outcomes for VET student in 2018

9/2/2019
 

Summary of outcomes of students who completed vocational education courses during

2017/2018.

(Report compiled by National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)


This publication summarises the outcomes of students who completed their vocational education and training (VET) in Australia during 2017 using data collected in mid-2018. It reports on students who undertook government-subsidised training and those who undertook training on a fee-for-service basis. The figures are derived from the National Student Outcomes Survey, which is an annual survey of students who were awarded a qualification (graduates), or who successfully completed part of a course and then left the VET system (subject completers).
 

Outcomes
 

  • 59.0% of graduates improved their employment status after training, up 2.2 percentage points from 2017.
     

  • 85.4% of graduates were employed or enrolled in further study after training, down 0.7
    percentage points from 2017.

     

  • 45.8% of subject completers improved their employment status after training, up 2.7 percentage points from 2017.
     

  • 87.0% of subject completers were employed or enrolled in further study after training, up 0.9 percentage points from 2017.
     

Satisfaction with training
 

  • 86.8% of graduates were satisfied with the overall quality of the training, down 0.5 percentage points from 2017.
     

  • 90.4% of subject completers were satisfied with the overall quality of the training, similar to 2017.