The implementation of national entitlement across States & Territories – A TDA perspective VDC Webinar 25 June 2014 Pam Caven Director Policy & Stakeholder Engagement, TAFE Directors Australia. National Entitlement to Training adopted by COAG in April 2012
The implementation of national entitlement across States & Territories – A TDA perspectiveVDC Webinar25 June 2014Pam CavenDirector Policy & Stakeholder Engagement, TAFE Directors Australia
National Entitlement to Training Territories – A TDA perspective
adopted by COAG in April 2012
Introduction of a national training entitlement for vocational education and training students and a competitive market place agreed by all States and Territories.
No common agreement across Australia’s States and Territories about:
The role of TAFE Directors Australia Territories
TAFE Directors Australia represents 58 publicly funded TAFE institutions:
South Australia TerritoriesIn November 2012, TAFE SA was established as a Statutory Corporation.Skills for All is the policy framework for its suite of skills reforms.Higher subsidy given to courses that address skills shortages For all other courses full fees will apply and are very complex, based upon units of study, not qualification being studiedDiploma and above qualifications have access to VET FEE Help ICLsTAFE SA market share of publicly funded skills training has decreased from 66 %in 2011-2012 to 60 % in 2012-2013South Australia did in 12 months what Victoria did over 4 years. 74.4 % of funds are now contestable
Tasmania (1) TerritoriesThe Skills for Work agenda with full implementation of National Entitlement by 2017, includesEntitlement to a government subsidised training place in a Certificate III qualification The introduction of ICLs. VET FEE HELP from 1 July 2014 The development of an Endorsed Provider Model for RTOs For 2014, TasTAFE is being protected by a funding guarantee from the Government to ensure that Community Service Obligations can be metSkills Tasmania – has refrained from publicly launching campaigns announcing or promoting the entitlement concept.
Tasmania (2) TerritoriesSupport for public VET training is under pressure from:The removal of the funding guarantee beyond 2014 (whereby the true impact of the variable funding model will impact on TasTAFE’s bottom line); The impact of economic conditions on demand for training The growth in competition with the private RTO sector
Smart and Skilled commence implemented from 2014 with an entitlement to government subsidised training up to Certificate III level commencing from 1 January 2015.
The Victorian Government has implemented the following VET reforms: