The following pages aim to provide licensing stakeholders with relevant information about the national training system and the current reforms to integrate training and assessment requirements for occupational licensing into the Australian vocational education and training (VET) system.
These pages are aimed at licensing and regulatory stakeholders including:
- licensing and regulatory bodies
- relevant government agencies
- industry representative groups.
The information is divided into two sections. The first section provides general information on the national training system and vocational education and training in Australia.
The second section provides specific information on current reforms to integrate training and assessment requirements for occupational licensing into nationally recognised vocational education and training (VET) and how those reforms impact on licensing stakeholders.
General information on vocational education and training in Australia
- What is vocational education and training?
- How does occupational licensing relate to vocational education and training?
- What are the distinctions between training for licensing and vocational purposes?
Integration into vocational education and training
- Overview of reforms to integrate licensing into VET
- Integration of licensing requirements into training packages
- Benefits of integration
- Engaging with training stakeholders
- VET licensing integration projects.
Licensing stakeholders can stay up-to-date with all the current news and information on occupational licensing and regulatory matters which impact on training and assessment by subscribing to the Licensing Line News e-newsletter or reading the current edition.
Information on obtaining an occupational licence
Licensing Line News does not provide specific information on obtaining an occupational licence. For information on obtaining an occupational licence contact the relevant regulatory body in your state or territory. A list of state and territory regulators for all main occupations can be found on our licensing links page.
For information on mutual recognition and equivalent licences in other states and territories visit the national Licence Recognition website.
This page was generated on 04 March, 2011