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TAE PD Week: Navigating the VET Landscape

2 December 2024 10:00am (AEST: QLD)
Online via Zoom Webinar

This webinar forms part of our TAE PD Week hosted by Velg Training and MRWED.  It aligns with the unit of competency TAEPDD401  - Work effectively in the VET sector

About this webinar

The vocational education and training (VET) system is central to Australia’s economic growth and business productivity. 

It has been designed to provide people with work-ready skills, credentials and qualifications needed to meet current and emerging industry needs and to remain competitive. 

This session will provide an introduction to the VET system in Australia, through defining its purpose, describing its key functions, highlighting the major stakeholders and providing a background to recent regulatory reforms in the sector.

It will be suitable for new or recently-appointed staff looking to broaden their understanding of VET in general or for existing staff looking to refresh their knowledge.

Key topics covered within webinar

  • Explain the role of VET in Australia
  • Identify the key functions of VET
  • Discuss recent reforms within VET and their impact on the sector
  • Identify the VET sector regulatory and operational context relevant to the job role of a VET teacher, trainer and assessor.

NB. Can't make the session?
We send out all electronic resources to registrants within 48 hours of the session closure. All Velg Training Webinars are scheduled in AEST (QLD time) - please check your timezone before logging onto the online training session.

Date & Time

Monday 2nd December 2024
10:00am - 11:30am (AEST: QLD)

Other timezones:
11:00am - 12:30pm (AEST: NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS)
10:30am - 12:00pm (ACST: SA)
9:30am - 10:30pm (ACST: NT)
8:00am - 9:30am (AWST: WA)

Who should attend

Anyone who works effectively within  the VET sector looking for an update on the current status of the industry:

  • Trainers
  • Assessors
  • VET Teachers
  • Administrative Staff
  • Operational Staff
  • RTO Managers

What to expect

Presented by Kevin Ekendahl, you will be provided with the following resources after the event:

  • PowerPoint
  • Recording of the webinar (three months access)
  • Additional electronic resources
  • Electronic Statement of Attendance


Kevin Ekendahl


Kevin Ekendahl is the Managing Director of Audit Express, Kevin is passionate about Australian training and education, specialising in the provision of quality training, compliance consulting and internal audit. He has been a vocal and energetic campaigner for the reduction of regulation and red tape in the VET sector, and frequently provides advice to Ministers and Departments at state and Commonwealth levels. Kevin was previously a board member of the Victorian Board of the Medical Board of Australia and also publishes regularly on the topic of regulation and industry best practice. Prior to his work with Audit Express, he was the General Manager of Social Enterprises for a not-for-profit organisation and he also worked in the advertising sector in print and radio.


Monday, 2 December 2024

9:45am (AEST: QLD) - 10:00am (AEST: QLD) Join Time: Audio Test
10:00am (AEST: QLD) - 11:30am (AEST: QLD) Webinar

Opportunities to interact

  • Use a microphone to speak with trainer/attendees
  • Raise your 'virtual hand' to engage in discussion
  • Share your thoughts via online chat window
  • Answer online polls that provide instant group feedback

NB. If you would like to send chat questions to the presenter, Kevin Ekendahl, before the session, please email

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