National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)
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|Description of data source||
NCVER is the national professional body responsible for collecting, managing, analysing and communicating research and statistics on the Australian vocational education and training (VET) sector.
NCVER is an independent, not-for-profit Australian company. It was established in 1981 and is owned by the Commonwealth, state and territory ministers responsible for VET, who are usually referred to as ‘Members’.
Whether the student self identifies as having a disability, impairment or long-term condition.
Disability in this context does not include short-term disabling health conditions such as a fractured leg, influenza, or corrected physical conditions such as impaired vision managed by wearing glasses or lenses.
The NCVER disability supplement provides guidance to assist the student who has self-identified as having a disability to provide additional information on the presence of a disability, impairment or long-term condition by indicating one or more relevant types from a list of nine.
The age of the student as at 30 June of the collection year.
‘Male’, ‘Female’ and ‘Other’. Gender category 'Other' includes mixed, non-binary sexual characteristics, gender diverse, or neither male nor female.
|Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status||
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status is voluntarily self-reported based on the ABS Indigenous Status Standard.3
|Definition of CALD||
Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) cohort includes people born in countries other than main English-speaking countries (Australia, New Zealand, the UK, the USA, Canada, Republic of Ireland, and South Africa).
Data collected in the 2021 NCVER are based on the 2011 Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS).4
National, state and territory data are available.