About this website

The Victorian Skills Gateway is a valuable resource for exploring vocational education and training options offered by TAFE and training providers, and for making informed career decisions.

It is managed by the Victorian Department of Education and Training.

The courses listed on the Victorian Skills Gateway website are either regulated qualifications under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), or short training programs comprising units of competency from regulated qualifications.

All training providers listed on the Victorian Skills Gateway are registered under the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) or the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA).

Course, occupation and training provider data

Occupation descriptions are based on Australian Bureau of Statistics data.

Course and provider data is sourced from the Department of Education and Training (the Department), the Australian Course Information Register, and training.gov.au.

Job prospects information

The occupational profiles on the Victorian Skills Gateway account for occupations in Victoria only. Data has been primarily sourced from Higher Education and Skills Group (HESG) in Department, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) and Deloitte Access Economics.

Occupation classification

Occupations are classified based on the job title and the associated duties. The classification used for the Victorian Skills Gateway is the ABS Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO).

Employment forecasts

Employment forecast figures are sourced from Deloitte Access Economics and the Department.

Industry classification

Each occupation is classified to an industry which reflects the primary activity of the organisation in the State. Classifications have been assigned according to the ABS Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC).

Regions

Regions where a specific occupation is generally located is based on the region’s share of Victorian employment for the specified occupation.