The Vocational Education and Training (VET) Ombudsman has recommended the re-credit of VET FEE-HELP debts following the closure of investigations into 5,838 complaints made to the ombudsman, as at 31 March 2020.
The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Skills Council has endorsed the Transport and Logistics Training Package (Release 6.0) for implementation.
- Cross Sector Supply Chain Skills
- Chain of Responsibility
- Freight Forwarding
- Logistics Operations
- Traffic Operations
- Shared Equipment
- Heavy Vehicle Driver Safety
- Autonomous Rail Vehicle and
- Rail Human Factors
For more information on these projects, please contact the Industry Manager.
The federal government is considering Productivity Commission proposals that include expanding student loans. The commission acknowledged exploitation of the VET Fee-Help scheme by some unscrupulous private providers but proposed tighter regulation to safeguard students.
Without increasing funding to the sector, it is hard to imagine it achieving the goals set up for it by Morrison and the Joyce review
Read more here: https://www.aumanufacturing.com.au/morrisons-vet-reforms-offer-the-same-old-promises-with-no-more-money
A Productivity Commission report, to be released on Friday, is expected to deliver a devastating verdict on our VET system, painting a grim picture of the results — or lack of them — it delivers for both students and employers.
Read more here: https://www.theaustralian.com.
The poorly designed and funded vocational education sector that has evolved in Australia over the past 20 years has left it as the Cinderella of education. As the Prime Minister continues his challenge of reforming the Australian federation, vocational education is an excellent place to start.
Read more here: https://www.newcastleherald.