Definitions for "National Training Framework"
sets the agenda for present government policies and goals in regard to training, evaluation, delivery and skills recognition. See
Sets out the component parts of the vocational education system - national competency standards, national qualifications and national assessment guidelines - and their relationship to each other including implementation, quality assurance and recognition strategies and procedures.
The National Training Framework consists of two interconnected features: New recognition arrangements comprising revised and simplified arrangements (called the Australian Recognition Framework) for the recognition of training organisations and training products, and assuring the quality of training provision; and Training packages which integrate nationally available training products, including new assessment arrangements, with competency standards (Australian National Training Authority, 1997)