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Inquiry into the delivery of the Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETiS) program


Inquiry status:Past
Date commenced:28 Jun 2017
Tabling date:30 Nov 2017
Deadline for submissions:07 Aug 2017
Date Ended:30 Nov 2017
Committee:Education and Health Standing Committee
House:Legislative Assembly
Important Information:
Terms of Reference:The Education and Health Standing Committee resolved to inquire into the delivery of the Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETiS) program.

The inquiry will consider:

1. How well the program is meeting the needs of schools, students and industry

2. Challenges for regional and remote areas

3. Registration and ongoing monitoring of training organisations

4. Resourcing of the program

NOTE: The VETiS program is not to be confused with VETiS Consulting Services, which is a private Registered Training Organisation providing VET services to schools.


Submission Number Submitting person/organisation
1Mr Warren Cluff (Chief Operating Officer, The Apprentice and Traineeship Company) received on 20 Jul 2017
2Mr Colin Pettit (Commissioner for Children and Young People) received on 31 Jul 2017
3Mr Alan Gregory (CEO & RTO Manager, Australian Training Management Pty Ltd) received on 2 Aug 2017
4Mr John Willett (Manager and Development Consultant, Ertech Construction Academy, Ertech Holdings Pty Ltd.) received on 2 Aug 2017
5Ms Louise Kingston (Access Engineering) received on 4 Aug 2017
6Mr Wayne Wilson (Apprenticeship and Traineeship Coordinator, MPA Skills) received on 4 Aug 2017
8Ms Leanne Prior (Associate Principal, Mount Barker Community College) received on 7 Aug 2017
9Ms Sandra Robinson (Director, Skills Strategies International) received on 7 Aug 2017
10Mr Ian C Hill (Chairman, Training Accreditation Council) received on 7 Aug 2017
11Ms Corinne Brown (Trainer/Assessor/Mentor Coach/Leadership Facilitator) received on 7 Aug 2017
12Mr Rob Nairn (Executive Director, Australian Secondary Principals' Association (ASPA) and Ms Janette Gee (President, Western Australian Secondary School Executives Association (WASSEA)) received on 7 Aug 2017
13Mr Jim Walker (Chair, State Training Board) received on 7 Aug 2017
14Dr Tim McDonald (Executive Director, Catholic Education Western Australia) received on 7 Aug 2017
15Ms Sharyn O'Neill (Director General, Department of Education) received on 7 Aug 2017
16Ms Anne Driscoll (A/Director General, Department of Training and Workforce Development) received on 7 Aug 2017
17Mr Patrick Garnett (Chair, School Curriculum and Standards Authority) received on 7 Aug 2017
18Mr Mark Paterson AO (Chief Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer, Australian Skills Quality Authority) received on 11 Aug 2017
19Ms Kylie Catto (President, The Western Australian Council of State School Organisations Inc. (WACSSO) received on 10 Aug 2017
20Ms Samantha Schofield (Vice President, The State School Teachers' Union of WA Inc.) received on 9 Aug 2017
21Ms Bronwyn Blencowe (Managing Director, VETiS Consulting Services) received on 11 Aug 2017
22Mr Wade McLeod (VET Consultant, Association of Independent Schools) received on 16 Aug 2017
23Mr Mike Frost (Director, Mike Frost & Associates - Education and Training Consultancy) received on 21 Aug 2017
24KJ CT Skoss received on 9 Oct 2017
Unless a venue is specified, hearings are held at the Legislative Assembly Committee Rooms, Level 1/11 Harvest Tce, West Perth
DateTimeVenueOrganisationWitnessBroadcastTranscript
16 Aug 201709:45 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room OneState Training Board and Construction Training FundMr Jim Walker (Chair) and Mr Alan Davis (Manager, Skills Development)
06 Sep 201710:00 AMLegislative Assembly Comittee Office - Meeting Room FourState School Teachers' Union of WAMs Samantha Schofield (Vice President)
06 Sep 201710:45 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room FourWestern Australian Secondary School Executives Association (WASSEA)Ms Janette Gee (President), Mr Domenic Camera (Principal Australind Senior High School), Ms Janice Sander (Principal Mindarie Senior College), Ms Melissa Gillett (Principal John Forest Senior High School), Ms Mary Griffiths (Principal Armadale Senior High School) and Mr Ian Johnston (Principal Greenwood Senior High School)
Videos:
Related Transcripts of Evidence:
Evidence by.. Mr Jim Walker (Chair, State Training Board), Mrs Kathleen Hoare (Director, State Training Board) and Mr Alan Davis (Director, Skills Development, Construction Training Council) on 16 Aug 2017
Evidence by.. Miss Samantha Schofield (Vice President, State School Teachers' Union of WA) on 6 Sep 2017
Evidence by.. Mrs Mary Griffiths (Principal, Armadale Senior High School), Mrs Janice Sander (Principal, Mindarie Senior College), Mrs Janette Gee (President, Western Australian Secondary School Executives Association; Director, Australian Secondary Principals' Association Board), Mr Domenic Camera (Principal, Australind Senior High School), Mrs Melissa Gillett (Principal, John Forrest Secondary College) and Mr Ian Johnston (Principal, Greenwood College) on 6 Sep 2017
Evidence by.. Ms Sharyn O'Neill (Director General, Department of Education), Mr Lindsay Hale (Acting Deputy Director General, Schools, Department of Education), Mr Martin Clery (Acting Executive Director, Statewide Services, Department of Education) on 13 Sep 2017
Evidence by.. Ms Anne Driscoll (Acting Director General, Department of Training and Workforce Development), Mr Simon Walker (Executive Director, Policy Planning and Innovation, Department of Training and Workforce Development), Dr Ross Kelly (Director, Policy Planning and Research, Department of Training and Workforce Development), Ms Karen Purdy (Manager, VET System Policy, Department of Training and Workforce Development) on 13 Sep 2017
Related Reports:
Report No Title Date tabled Related documents
3 Putting VET to the test: An assessment of the delivery of Vocational Education and Training in Schools30 Nov 2017More...