Vocational education and training—otherwise known as VET—is learning that directly relates to getting a job.

The VET system delivers education and training services for individuals at every stage of their work life, whether you're a student, a job seeker or already employed.

VET also plays a significant role in senior school studies. School-based training allows students to study a recognised qualification while at school which can count towards their Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) and/or Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR). Read more on the QCE system.

There are a range of training options available to help you achieve your career goals. Accredited training courses are provided by registered training organisations (RTOs), such as TAFE Queensland, private training organisations and some universities. Training is available in a number of different delivery modes, including in the classroom, your workplace or online.

Types of qualifications
Learn more about the types of qualifications available in Australia through the Australian Qualifications Framework.

Training organisations
Learn ways to find a training organisation that meets your needs.

VET participation activity data and statistics
Data and statistics relating to VET participation and VET outcomes.

Last updated 9 June 2022

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