Vocational education and training (VET)

This page has information for students about vocational education and training (VET). 

VET qualifications

Vocational educational and training (VET) gives you skills and knowledge to do a job in the workplace such as in retail or an office, or in a trade.

Read more about VET in the Northern Territory on vet.nt.gov.au.

Read about possible career paths and the difference between university, VET or an apprenticeship or traineeship on the Australian Government website myfuture.

Where to study

Only a registered training organisation can provide you VET that is all the following: 

  • recognised across Australia
  • able to qualify you for a licensed occupation. 

Read about qualifications and which registered training organisation can give you them on the Australian Government website training.gov.au 

Apprenticeships and traineeships

You can combine VET with paid work by getting an apprenticeship or traineeship.

Help with costs

You may be able to get help with training and upgrading your skills.

Last updated: 28 November 2017