National Training Framework
The National Training Framework (NTF) is made up of the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) and Training Packages.
The NTF is a nationally consistent, industry-led system designed to:
- provide high-quality skill outcomes to maintain individuals’ employability and increase their productivity
- provide for nationally recognised qualifications, and
- improve the competitiveness of enterprises and the nation.
The Australian National Training Authority – ANTA – was an Australian Government statutory authority established in 1992 to provide a national focus for vocational education and training (VET). ANTA’s main roles was to the development, management and promotion of national aspects of the NTF.
Australian National Training Association
ANTA (the Australian National Training Association) was abolished on the 30 June, 2005 and its responsibilities were transferred to the Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR).