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The VTA is Victoria's peak employer body for the public providers of TAFE in Victoria. We have as our members all of Victoria's TAFE Institutes, four Victorian Multi-sector Universities, and an Associate member, AMES. VTA engages its members in developing, supporting and advocating policies and practices that progress and sustain their interests.


2014 VTA State Conference

Public VET Providers - Strong and Capable

Program to be confirmed.

Date: Thursday 17 July (Dinner), Friday 18 July (Conference)
Venue: Hemisphere Conference Centre,
Holmesglen Institute, 488 South Road, Moorabbin Victoria 3189


Latest News

Arrow VTA Response to Training Package Stakeholder Resource - Consultation paper.
From 1 January 2014, the NSSC is only accepting Training Package Cases for Endorsement where the proposed components meet the new Standards for Training Packages. The Training Package Development Handbook (TPDH), and associated support materials, will soon be retired from the NSSC website. In 2013, the Office of the NSSC consultations with stakeholders identified a need to develop a resource to support a shared understanding of the development and implementation the Standards for Training Packages.

Arrow AVETRA 17th Annual Conference.

Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association's 2014 conference is at Outrigger, Surfers Paradise, QLD Australia. 22 – 24 April 2014.

Arrow The Hamer Scholarships program: language study in China, Indonesia, Japan and Korea

The 2014 Victorian Government Hamer Scholarships program for intensive language study and cultural immersion for up to six months ito China, Indonesia, Japan and Korea has 2 rounds of applications. The 1st round is now closed. The 2nd round will be open from August to September. See:

Arrow VET Leaders Congress, 3rd - 5th June 2014, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

VTA is pleased to endorse the VET Leaders Congress to be held June 2014 in Brisbane at Edutech.

This is your chance to attend the Asia Pacific region’s biggest educational event at the special Early Bird rate – and rub shoulders with the likes of Sir Ken Robinson, educational guru and NY Times bestselling author. more...

Video - TAFE: the Six Gifts. The things that make TAFE unique.

Lisette Mill - TAFE the Six Gifts. The things that make TAFE unique. (.mp4, 38.3 MB)



Lisette Mill was the Victorian Vocational Student of the Year 2011. Lisette completed her vocational training at South West Institute of TAFE and currently works as a Landcare facilitator, project officer and a research assistant in the South West region of Victoria. In this recording Lisette is addressing TAFE, industry and community leaders and telling them about how TAFE changed her life and gave her 6 gifts: new eyes, new ears, new voice, new legs, a new job and a new heart. Listen to Lisette’s story.

Media Releases and links

2014 VTA Key Events & Meeting Dates

Current Training Programs

Performance Management - a training program for TAFE Line Managers
Seminar: Employee or Contractor - a training program for TAFE Line Managers

Victorian Teacher - Trainer of the Year

The Victorian TAFE Association is proud to once more sponsor the Victorian Training Awards Victorian Teacher/Trainer of the Year. Congratulations to the 2013 winner Robyn York from Sunraysia Institute of TAFE.


Fact Sheet:

Snapshot of TAFE in Victoria (Sept 2013). Click here to download a copy of the two page Fact Sheet in pdf format. (56KB)

VicSuper are principal sponsors
of the VTA Annual State Conference and the
VTA Human Resources Annual Conference.

Page updated 22 April 2014