Vocational Education Australia

Vocational Education Australia

How to Create Your Unique Student Identifier

0 Comments   Posted: 24/03/15   by Luke Imbong

    How to Create your Unique Student Identifier

    What is the Unique Student Identifier? The Unique Student Identifier (USI) is a unique reference number linked to a secure record of your nationally recognised training achievements in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) system. From 1st January 2015 all students doing nationally recognised and accredited training need to have a Unique Student Identifier. Your Read the full post

    What is a registered training organisation?

    1 Comment   Posted: 12/11/14   by William Cowie

      A registered training organisation (RTO) is a provider and assessor of nationally recognised vocational education and training.  They are able to offer students training and qualifications or statements of attainment that are recognised across Australia, and are accepted by industry and other educational institutions. RTOs are registered with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA); or Read the full post

      How course clustering saves you time and effort

      0 Comments   Posted: 17/01/14   by William Cowie

        How course clustering saves you time and effort

        Clustering units in course helps improve the learning experience for you. It is designed to improve the quality of the learning and assessment experience. It can also speed up your pace of study. Clustering can help you with: • Making sense of new skills and knowledge; • Drawing out the most important skills, concepts, information and relationships Read the full post

        What is competency based training?

        0 Comments   Posted: 09/01/14   by William Cowie

          What is competency based training?

          Competency based training (CBT) is a style of education that focuses on what you can achieve in the workplace after completing a course, or because of your workplace training and experience. Competency based training, also known as competency based learning, is the recognised training method for vocational training in Australia. It was introduced to Australia Read the full post

          Scholarships, Grants, Awards and Study Assistance in Australia

          4 Comments   Posted: 06/11/13   by William Cowie

            Find out what scholarships, grants, and study assistance you can get in Australia

            National Scholarships, Grants, Awards and Study Assistance Australians are fortunate to enjoy a high level of scholarships, awards, grants and other support to achieve our educational goals. Knowing where and when you can apply for and claim these benefits isn’t always so easy. To help you find your scholarship, grant, award or other benefits, we’ve compiled Read the full post

            Vocational Training Outcomes for Disabled Graduates

            0 Comments   Posted: 17/09/13   by Inspire Media

              Vocational Training Outcomes for Disabled Graduates

              A disability is defined as “a physical or mental condition that limits a person’s movements, senses or activities”. A disability in humans may be physical, cognitive/mental, sensitive, emotional, developmental or some combination of these. Some people are born with disabilities, some develop them, and others are the result of accidents or misfortune. Whatever the cause, people with a disability Read the full post

              Google Trends: Free yet powerful tool for trainers and students

              0 Comments   Posted: 29/08/13   by Inspire Media

                Google Trends is a powerful free tool that has a number of applications in the training industry. There are some great ways to use Google Trends for your job search, career planning, teaching & training activities, and for simple fun or curiosity. Career & Job Search If you’re a vocational trainer looking for a new job, it Read the full post

                Vocational Training vs University Education

                0 Comments   Posted: 22/07/13   by William Cowie

                  Which is right for you, Vocational Training or University?

                  Australians are fortunate to have access to a range of further education options after they graduate from secondary school. Our country is known internationally for its world class universities and vocational education system. Two of the most popular options are Vocational Education and Training (aka VET) and University. Each system has its own focus, style Read the full post

                  Unique Student Identifiers (USI) for Vocational Education and Training

                  0 Comments   Posted: 16/07/13   by Inspire Media

                    The Unique Student Identifier (USI) initiative is a major development for students in vocational education and training.  The new USI will enable students to get a comprehensive and authoritative transcript of their vocational education achievements, online. What is a USI? A Unique Student Identifier is a randomly generated code that will be allocated to and Read the full post

                    VET Courses in Schools

                    0 Comments   Posted: 24/05/13   by Inspire Media

                      VET Courses in Schools

                      By William Cowie VET in schools is a great education initiative in Australia. VET (in case you were wondering) stands for Vocational Education and Training. It’s NOT a veterinarian coming into your school, and you won’t get to help with sick animals (well, unless you take the Certificate II/III in Animal Studies or Certificate IV Read the full post

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