The estimated number of students participating in vocational education and training (VET) has remained steady at 4.2 million in 2017, according to new data released today by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER).

The report Total VET students and courses 2017 provides an estimate of the nature and extent of VET as reported by 4193 Australian training providers in domestic and overseas locations.

The report shows that the estimated participation rate of VET students in Australia remained steady at 24.1% of those aged 15 to 64 years, with participation highest among those aged 15 to 19 years (46.1%).

Read the full article at the NCVER website.

The entire report can be found here.