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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2007  
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In 2000 there were over 45,000 enrolments in VET in Tasmania. This was 2.2% of the national total.The Tasmanian VET system is administered by the Office of Post-Compulsory Education and Training (OPCET). OPCET is a division of the Department of Education. For detailed State and national data see Department of Education website at
http://www.education.tas.gov.au.

Business, administration and economics was the field of study with the largest number of enrolments at over 13,000 or 29% of the total. Engineering and surveying and Services, hospitality and transport had the next largest level of enrolments. These three fields of study together accounted for well over half (56%) of all enrolments.


ENROLMENTS IN ACCREDITED VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING, Tasmania - 2000(a)(b)(c)

Tas.
capital city
Tas.
rural(d)
Tas.
remote
Inter-
state
Non-
Aust.
Total
Field of study
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

Land & marine resources, animal husbandry
724
1,970
69
17
-
2,794
Architecture, building
769
779
10
57
-
1,627
Art, humanities and social sciences
837
1,309
14
15
2
2,193
Business, administration, economics
4,324
8,206
107
296
7
13,654
Education
1,492
2,309
34
68
-
4,187
Engineering, surveying
2,457
3,576
117
164
27
6,601
Health, community services
1,482
2,136
61
47
1
3,807
Law, legal studies
71
25
1
2
-
101
Science
949
1,681
46
4
1
2,723
Veterinary science, animal care
23
38
1
-
-
62
Services, hospitality, transport
2,452
3,287
59
39
5
6,082
VET multi-field education
1,091
1,550
44
2
12
2,757
Total
16,671
26,866
563
711
55
46,588

- nil or rounded to zero
(a) Total enrolments rather than total number of students. A student may have more than one enrolment during the year.
(b) 'Publicly delivered and government financed' is all TAFE training plus government financed non-TAFE training.
(c) Region is the home address given at time of enrolment. Capital city consists of ABS State and Territory capital city statistical divisions; Rural consists of statistical local areas associated with urban centres of 5,000 or more people and not classified as remote. Remote contains urban centres with an Index of Remoteness greater than 10.5. The Index of Remoteness defines the boundary between rural and remote areas of Australia and is based on the distance and population density characteristics of the area of interest. Further information can be found at the web site
National Centre for Vocational and Educational Research
(d) Includes Launceston.

Source: Office of Post-Compulsory Education and Training.



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