Service Skills Australia- taking the lead LLN resources

This site has been developed to provide information to help RTOs and employers to support individuals with LLN difficulties. although developed for the service industries, the information is useful across other industries.

VOCED plus

VOCEDplus is a free research database for tertiary education, especially as it relates to workforce needs, skills development, and social inclusion. It is a comprehensive national and international tertiary education research – VET and higher education.

National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)

NCVER is responsible for collecting, evaluating and communicating research and statistics about vocational education and training (VET) nationally. They regularly publish the results of their research and have an extensive online catalogue. To view documents from NCVER, a one-off free registration is required. In my blog, I will summarise key reports from this site as they become available.

Training Accreditation Council (TAC)

The TAC is the regulator for education and training for providers it registers in WA.

Victorian Registration& Qualifications Authority (VRQA)

The Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA) is the regulator for education and training delivered by the providers it registers in Victoria.

VET Practitioner Capability Framework and online communities

IBSA have developed a capability framework and online communities to support the continued professional development of VET practitioners.
(IBSA is the Industry Skills Council for the Training and Education Training Package).

Australian Core Skills for Work

The Core Skills for Work Developmental Framework describes a set of non-technical skills, knowledge and understandings that underpin successful participation in work. These skills are often referred to as employability or generic skills. They include skills such as problem solving, collaboration, self-management, communication and information technology skills.

National VET E-learning strategy

A 3 year strategy (2012 – 2015) to strengthen the use of new learning technologies in VET. There are lots of resources for teachers on incorporating learning technologies in their programs.

Department of Education (Skills and Training)

The website of the Ministerial Office responsible for Vocational Education and Training in Australia

The official National Register of information on Training Packages, Qualifications, Courses, Units of Competency and Registered Training Organisations (RTOs).

Unique Student Identifier

official site for information on the Unique Student Identifier

Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA)

The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) is the national regulator for Australia’s vocational education and training sector. ASQA regulates courses and training providers to ensure nationally approved quality standards are met. I highly recommend subscribing to their newsletter to keep updated.

Users guide to Standards for RTOs 2015

A very helpful guide developed by ASQA for RTOs on meeting the Standards for RTOs 2015

Standards for RTOs 2015

The Standards for RTOs 2015.

AQF (Australian Qualifications Framework)

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. It incorporates the qualifications from each education and training sector into a single comprehensive national qualifications framework.