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Reforms to vocational education and training

Great skills. Real opportunities. is our new action plan for reform of the state's vocational education and training sector. The 5-year plan includes:

  • fee-free training for Year 12 graduates in selected high priority courses
  • competitive-based funding for high quality providers to deliver priority Certificate III level qualifications
  • prioritising qualifications that match job opportunities
  • creating 10,000 extra apprenticeships
  • establishing TAFE Utopia as an independent statutory body with a commercially focused board.

Read the full action plan including factsheets and contacts for more information.

Last updated
06 November 2014

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