Technical Standards

The VET E-standards for Training are a national set of technical standards recommended for underpinning all e-learning content and systems in the sector. They are developed by the E-standards for Training team, and are reviewed and ratified annually by the E‑standards Expert Group (EEG), the technical standards body for the VET sector endorsed by the National Senior Officials Committee (NSOC).

The VET e-learning content development guidelines offer recommendations in their implementation:

2015 VET e-learning content development guidelines (MS Word 727 kB)

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  1. The E-standards recommendations are based on more than 2.3 million visits to Australian national and state-based, high volume, VET-specific websites, and reflect technology in use in the year ending 31st October 2014. Data was analysed over four x three month periods to identify trends in uptake of technology.