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Vocational education and training ( VET ) is "education and training for work" and part of a broader educational network in Australia that includes schools, universities and adult and community education.

The Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) is an approved delegate of the Australian Skills Quality Authority. As delegate, the QCAA registers and audits Queensland school RTOs .

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The November 2016 VET newsletter is available on the VET Update page.


Nationally Recognised Training – Success stories in Queensland Schools

This video showcases what nationally recognised training in Queensland schools looks like today. The four schools featured have nationally recognised training programs that supports students to make a successful transition to the next stage in their lives.

Downloadable versions for viewing offline are provided. To download, right-click on a link and select "Save Target/Link As...".


Training Package updates

School RTOs are responsible for ensuring that they are up to date with Training Package changes. Refer to the Training Package guidelines

The Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) approves Training Packages. Information about Training Packages that have been approved or are being considered by the AISC are available at www.aisc.net.au/packages.

For training products endorsed by the AISC from September 2015 until March 2016, provision has been granted to temporarily increase the period allowed to transition students. RTOs now have 18 months instead of 12 months from the date the superseding training product was released on the TGA to transition students to the updated training package qualifications or complete their studies and issue the appropriate certification.

Last updated: 31 January 2017

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