This glossary includes terms and abbreviations likely to be found on this site and in associated educational and training publications. Where a term has a broader general meaning, the definition given here refers to its use in the vocational education and training context.
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Many of these terms have been drawn from the National Training System - Glossary, and from the National Centre for Vocational Education and Research - Glossary.
A VET glossary [PDF 811kb] is also provided by the National Centre for Vocational Education and Research, and the Queensland Department of Education, Training and Employment endeavours to keep these glossary pages up-to-date with new terms and abbreviations as they emerge.