Vocational education

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Vocational education is education that prepares people to work as a technician or in various jobs such as a tradesman or an artisan.wikipedia
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Tradesman

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Vocational education is education that prepares people to work as a technician or in various jobs such as a tradesman or an artisan.
A tradesman, tradeswoman, skilled tradesman, skilled tradeswoman, skilled tradesperson or tradie refers to a worker who specializes in a particular occupation that requires work experience, on-the-job training, and often formal vocational education, but not a bachelor's degree.

Vocational school

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A vocational school is a type of educational institution specifically designed to provide vocational education. At the post-secondary level, vocational education is often provided by highly specialized trade schools, technical schools, community colleges, colleges of further education (UK), universities, as well as institutes of technology (formerly called polytechnic institutes).
A vocational school is a type of educational institution, which, depending on the country, may refer to either secondary or post-secondary education designed to provide vocational education, or technical skills required to perform the tasks of a particular and specific job.

Tertiary education

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Vocational education can take place at the post-secondary, further education, or higher education level and can interact with the apprenticeship system.
Higher education is taken to include undergraduate and postgraduate education, while vocational education beyond secondary education is known as further education in the United Kingdom, or continuing education in the United States.

Education

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Vocational education is education that prepares people to work as a technician or in various jobs such as a tradesman or an artisan.
Tertiary education is normally taken to include undergraduate and postgraduate education, as well as vocational education and training.

Technical and further education

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This system encompasses both public, TAFE, and private providers in a national training framework consisting of the Australian Quality Training Framework, Australian Qualifications Framework and Industry Training Packages which define the competency standards for the different vocational qualifications.
In Australia, technical and further education or TAFE institutions provide a wide range of predominantly vocational courses, mostly qualifying courses under the National Training System/Australian Qualifications Framework/Australian Quality Training Framework.

Registered training organisation

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In Australia vocational education and training is mostly post-secondary and provided through the vocational education and training (VET) system by registered training organisations. However some secondary schools do offer school-based apprenticeships and traineeships for students in years 10, 11 and 12.
A Registered Training Organisation (RTO), in Australia, is an organisation providing Vocational Education and Training (VET) to students, resulting in qualifications or statements of attainment that are recognised and accepted by industry and other educational institutions throughout Australia.

Melbourne Polytechnic

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A number of vocational training providers such as Melbourne Polytechnic, BHI and WAI are now offering specialised bachelor's degrees in specific areas not being adequately provided by universities.
A wide selection of study options in vocational education are offered from short courses, pre-apprenticeships, apprenticeships and traineeships through to certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, and onto higher education, tertiary degrees under the Australian Qualifications Framework.

Professional technical school

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The largest and the most unified system of vocational education was created in the Soviet Union with the professional`no-tehnicheskoye uchilische and Tehnikum.
A professional technical school – "professionalno-tehnicheskoye uchilishche" (acronym: PTU; ПТУ, пэ-тэ-у́) is a type of vocational education facility established in the former Soviet Union to train qualified industrial workers and servicemen.

Australian Industry Trade College

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There were 24 Technical Colleges in Australia but now only 5 independent Trade Colleges remain with three in Queensland; one in Townsville (Tec-NQ), one in Brisbane (Australian Trade College) and one on the Gold Coast (Australian Industry Trade College) and one in Adelaide and Perth.
Students in Years 10, 11 and 12 undertake school-based apprenticeships or traineeships which include paid work placements and the opportunity to complete vocational education training (VET studies) in the student's chosen area.

William Angliss Institute of TAFE

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A number of vocational training providers such as Melbourne Polytechnic, BHI and WAI are now offering specialised bachelor's degrees in specific areas not being adequately provided by universities.
William Angliss Institute of TAFE is a TAFE institute located in the Melbourne CBD, Victoria, Australia providing a specialist centre for training and vocational education in Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts.

Higher education

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Vocational education can take place at the post-secondary, further education, or higher education level and can interact with the apprenticeship system.
Higher education differs from other forms of post-secondary education such as that offered by institutions of vocational education, which are more colloquially known as trade schools.

Technikum (Polish education)

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The largest and the most unified system of vocational education was created in the Soviet Union with the professional`no-tehnicheskoye uchilische and Tehnikum.
Technikum (Ukrainian: те́хнікум; Polish: technikum) was (and still is) an institute of vocational education in countries in the former Soviet bloc.

University of applied sciences (Finland)

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Both forms of secondary education last three years, and give a formal qualification to enter university or ammattikorkeakoulu, i.e., Finnish polytechnics.
The term literally means "school of higher vocational education".

IEK

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In Greece, vocational education and training (VET) is usually for lyceum (senior high school) graduates and is provided by public or private Institute of Vocational Training (IEK) (IEK, the Greek abbreviation for the Ινστιτούτο Επαγγελματικής Κατάρτισης).
(Institute of Vocational Training) in Greece, established in 1992 as a type of educational institution specifically to provide adult vocational education and training (VET) at the post-secondary education level (Greek: Μεταδευτεροβάθμια Εκπαίδευση) that’s not part of Higher Education (HE), that is not taken as part of an undergraduate or graduate degree.

Technician

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Vocational education is education that prepares people to work as a technician or in various jobs such as a tradesman or an artisan.

European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training

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Much of the activity is monitored by Cedefop, the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training.
Cedefop supports the development of European vocational education and training (VET) policies and contributes to their implementation.

German model

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Vocational education in Germany is based on the German model.
The system of vocational education is perhaps the most important component of the German model, and is still very prevalent in the German educational system.

Vocational education in India

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Vocational training in India historically has been a subject handled by the Ministry of Labour, other central ministries and various state-level organizations.
Vocational education is that form of instruction designed to prepare people for industrial or commercial employment.

Australian Qualifications Framework

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This system encompasses both public, TAFE, and private providers in a national training framework consisting of the Australian Quality Training Framework, Australian Qualifications Framework and Industry Training Packages which define the competency standards for the different vocational qualifications.
There has been growing overlap between the Vocational Education and Training (VET), organised under the National Training System, and Higher Education sectors in Australia.

Institute of technology

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At the post-secondary level, vocational education is often provided by highly specialized trade schools, technical schools, community colleges, colleges of further education (UK), universities, as well as institutes of technology (formerly called polytechnic institutes).
;1970s–1990sDuring the 1970s to early 1990s, the term was used to describe state owned and funded technical schools that offered both vocational and higher education.

Lifelong learning

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Indeed, it is in line with its work to foster inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong learning opportunities for all.

Secondary education

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In Paraguay, vocational education is known as Bachillerato Técnico and is part of the secondary education system.
Secondary education typically takes place after six years of primary education and is followed by higher education, vocational education or employment.

Finland

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In Finland, vocational education belongs to secondary education.
Trade schools offer a vocational education: approximately 40% of an age group choose this path after the lower secondary school.

Germany

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Vocational education in Germany is based on the German model.
It allows students in vocational training to learn in a company as well as in a state-run trade school.

Apprenticeship

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Vocational education can take place at the post-secondary, further education, or higher education level and can interact with the apprenticeship system.
In 1986 National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) commenced to stem a great fall in vocational training.