Vocational education and training - post-compulsory education and training, excluding degree and higher level programs delivered by higher education institutions, which provides people with occupational or work-related knowledge and skills. VET also includes programs which provide the basis for subsequent vocational programs. Alternative terms used internationally include technical and vocational education and training, vocational and technical education and training, technical and vocational education, vocational and technical education, and further education and training. 1
Vocational Education is available in secondary school, through Technical and Further Education Colleges, private colleges and other groups. It may include apprenticeships and traineeships.
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1. National Centre for Vocational Education Research Ltd. Web. 8 January 2014.
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