The AISC was established by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Industry and Skills Council in May 2015 to give industry a formal, expanded role in policy direction and decision-making for the vocational education and training sector.
The Department of Education and Training is responsible for national policies and programs that help Australian access quality and affordable education and research.
The national register for training in Australia and contains the authoritative information about Registered Training Organisations (RTOs), Nationally Recognised Training (NRT), and the approved scope of each RTO to deliver NRT as required in national and jurisdictional legislation within Australia.
VETNet is a national repository system commissioned by the Department of Education and Training to store documents relating to Vocational Education and Training (VET).
My Skills is the national directory of vocational education and training (VET) organisations and courses. It is a federal government initiative to enable consumers to search for, and compare, VET courses and training providers. My Skills receives overnight data updates directly from training.gov.au.
The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) is the national regulator for Australia’s vocational education and training sector.
The Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA) is the statutory authority responsible for ensuring that employers of apprentices and trainees and providers of education and training, meet quality standards, and that information is readily available to support informed choice in education and training.
The Training Accreditation Council (TAC) is Western Australia’s registering and course accrediting body. It is responsible for the quality assurance and recognition of vocational education and training (VET) services in WA.
The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) is a not-for-profit company owned by the Commonwealth and state and territory ministers responsible for vocational education and training. It is responsible for collecting, managing, analysing, evaluating and communicating research and statistics about vocational education and training (VET) nationally.