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Skills Impact’s Submission to the VET Review

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Skills Impact made a submission to the Expert Review into Australia’s VET Sector in late January. In this submission, we made a number of suggestions to improve the VET sector, based off our discussions with industry and training providers, such as:

  • Greater recognition of training undertaken in workplaces and industry’s role in competency assessment.
  • Recognition of various levels of competency (i.e. the difference between somebody that is safe to operate in a workplace, versus somebody who is highly competent in their job role).
  • Less emphasis placed on the number of enrolments and RTO regulatory compliance which is motivating RTOs to deliver certain courses and not necessarily those where there is a skill need, especially in thin training markets.

Read Skills Impact’s submission to the Expert Review into Australia’s VET Sector – click here

View all submissions – click here