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Department of Educational Foundation and Social Science
Faculty of Education
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

In Australia, TVET is known widely as VET. It became a sensational issues by industrial bodies and
stakeholders. Issues that have been commonly discuss is transferability skills or employability skills.
Nevertheless, at present they are a broad category called key skills competencies that describe the
combination language, literacy and numeracy and other skills to successfully participate in
professional activity. They acknowledged that these skills are manifested in different ways technical
discipline and the specific conditions. Study details were determined and also the event will be
examined in more detail.

Australias national policy on VTE

Practitioner must have a minimum qualification of Certificate IV in training and assessment
(TAE4110 2012). As is the case with all the qualifications in the vocational training system,
qualification includes a list of graduates of the Employability Skills will show, and a list industry or a
business requirements. These are in addition to a set of skills that focus on the technical aspects of the
professional qualification. Practitioner must have foundation skills like core language, literacy and
numeracy (LLN), speaking, reading, listening, teamwork, and problem solving to be able to have
employability skills. The study shows that only a very small object of attention can be found in the
certificate IV in training and assessment. Essential components of this qualification include ten units
of competencies, of which only one, provide skills giving any such instructions set. A graduate of this
unit should be able to use measures to ensure students the acquisition and can use technical and
general knowledge and skills. Perhaps it is not surprising then, that research in Australia has
identified a general dissatisfaction on the part of many stakeholders with the standard of
professional development of VET practitioners in this area.

Practical vocational skills held by VET trainers and assessors

Among the department that is responsible to ensure that VET trainers and assessors are The
Australian Vocational Education and Training Quality Framework (VQF) and The
Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This ensures that VET practitioners must keep
the practical expertise through experience gained in the world of work. This is very
important, and strongly regulated, quality of VET in Australia. It is likely to strengthen in the
future VET developments.

Transferable multi-skills
The researcher pointing out that possessing transferable skills can helped to shape Australian
VET. Many strategies had been carried out and will be created in the future by the
Government to develop vocational as first class vocational in Australia. This is because
vocational training provide the people skills that is required to expand the market and
simultaneously increasing the economic level which make the nation prosper. This can be
proven by thee Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) and the Business
Council of Australia proposed an Employability Skills Framework (Core Skills for Work
Framework) since 2013 to replace the key competencies. Eight skills are identified in the
framework consist of communication, teamwork, problem-solving, initiative and enterprise,
planning and organizing, self-management, learning and technology. The government want to
develop a teacher which possess transferable skills to educate their students. Transferable
skills relevant to VET appear in the Australian Core Skills Framework, which has a literacy
and numeracy focus, while the Australian Qualifications Framework, which applies to
qualifications in both the VET and higher education sectors, includes transferable skills.

Enthusiasm and commitment, and the development of transferable skills in vocational
education and training was approved by the majority of stakeholders in Australia. Research
must continue to be carried out on. More research in this area will continue to inform and
enrich the debate with respect to policy and practice. In order to obtain the global benefits of
this research, and the need for regional and cross-Inter-regional cooperation is essential.
Australia hopes to remain part of Regional Cooperation platform ( RCP )