A National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) report, released on May 31st, shows a nation-wide increase in the number of people enrolling in VET courses.
Highlights of the report include:
There were 1.8 million students enrolled in the public VET system in 2010, an increase of 5.4% since 2009.
Student numbers increased in all states and territories in 2010. The largest increases in student numbers—in percentage terms—occurred in Tasmania (14.6%) and the Australian Capital Territory (10.8%).
In numerical terms, the greatest increases in student numbers occurred in New South Wales (33 300 additional students) and Victoria (25 700 additional students).
Nationally, there was a 7.6% increase for both hours of delivery and full-year training equivalents in 2010.
To read about the government's take on this data click here.
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